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Topic - Ali Salman
Envoys from the U.S. and other countries are acting as intermediaries with the Gulf nation's rulers in attempts to ease 21 months of unrest, the head of Bahrain's main opposition group said Sunday.
The leader of this island kingdom's largest opposition party says that a future, democratic Middle East would eliminate the need for the U.S. Navy in the Persian Gulf.
Just days before Bahrain's Sunni rulers hope to open talks with the Shiite opposition they crushed, the country's most powerful pro-reform bloc is asking supporters a pivotal question: whether to join or snub the dialogue.
Bahrain's Shiite Muslim opposition on Wednesday demanded that the Saudi-led military force helping to put down protests leave the country immediately.
Sheik Ali Salman, leader of the largest Shiite opposition group, the Al Wefaq Society, holds up a picture of Sheik Hussein Najati, a Shiite cleric who was stripped of his citizenship and told to leave the country, during a march of thousands organized by opposition groups in A'ali, Bahrain, Friday, April 18, 2014.
Salman told The Associated Press that American envoys and others are serving as "indirect mediators through meetings with the opposition and the (government) authorities ...