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Anti-government demonstrators' damaged tents at Pearl Square in Manama, Bahrain, early Thursday morning, Feb. 17, 2011, after riot police attacked them. Riot police firing tear gas and rubber bullets stormed the landmark square occupied by anti-government protesters Thursday, driving out demonstrators and destroying a makeshift encampment that had become the hub for demands to bring sweeping political changes to the kingdom. (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar)
Photo by: Hassan Ammar
Anti-government demonstrators' damaged tents at Pearl Square in Manama, Bahrain, early Thursday morning, Feb. 17, 2011, after riot police attacked them. Riot police firing tear gas and rubber bullets stormed the landmark square occupied by anti-government protesters Thursday, driving out demonstrators and destroying a makeshift encampment that had become the hub for demands to bring sweeping political changes to the kingdom. (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar)

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