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** FILE ** Demonstrators protest the violence in Bahrain near Bahrain's embassy in Kuwait in Surra, Kuwait, on Wednesday, March 16, 2011. (AP Photo/Gustavo Ferrari)

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A Shiite Bahraini youth holds a piece of wood in the streets of Malkiya, Bahrain, on Wednesday, March 16, 2011, where he and others hauled out debris for barricades and found sticks to use as clubs in preparation for government-supporting forces they expect will role into their Shiite Muslim village southwest of the capital of Manama. (AP Photo/Hasan Jamali)

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This citizen journalism photo acquired by the Associated Press from 14 February Media Committee, a citizen journalism website in Bahrain, shows smoke and flames after clashes between protesters and security forces in Pearl Square in Manama, the Bahraini capital, on Wednesday, March 16, 2011. (AP Photo/14 February Media Committee)

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This screen grab from Bahrain TV shows troops arriving in Bahrain from Saudi Arabia on Monday, March 14, 2011. The Saudi-led military forces were deployed to prop up the Bahraini monarchy against widening demonstrations, launching the first cross-border military operation to quell unrest since the Arab world's rebellions began in December. (AP Photo/Bahrain TV via APTN)

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Bahraini anti-government protesters wait at barriers they set up for Saudi forces in Manama, Bahrain. A Saudi-led military force crossed into Bahrain to prop up the monarchy against widening Shiite demonstrations. (Associated Press)

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Anti-government protesters evacuate the injured to hospitals in private cars and ambulances as riot police leave the area firing tear gas on Sunday, March 13, 2011, in Manama, Bahrain. (AP Photo/Hasan Jamali)

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A man pours cola over the face of a demonstrator who was overcome by the effects of tear gas during clashes between police and anti-government protesters on Sunday, March 13, 2011, in Manama, Bahrain. (AP Photo/Hasan Jamali)

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Anti-government protesters react to tear gas fired by riot police on Sunday, March 13, 2011, along a main highway in Manama, Bahrain. (AP Photo/Hasan Jamali)

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Anti-government protesters wave the Bahraini flag as they march past the Embassy of Saudi Arabia on Sunday, Feb. 27, 2011, in the capital of Manama, Bahrain. Thousands of protesters streamed through Bahrain's diplomatic area and other sites, chanting against the regime and rejecting the king's appeals for talks to end the tiny Gulf nation's nearly 2-week-old crisis. (AP Photo/Hasan Jamali)

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Tens of thousands of Bahraini anti-government protesters converge on the Pearl roundabout in Manama, Bahrain, Friday, Feb. 25, 2011. (AP Photo/Hasan Jamali)

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Anti-government protesters march on Wednesday, Feb. 23, 2011, to welcome newly released political prisoners to Pearl Square in Manama, Bahrain. The banner at center reads, "I love you, my country." (AP Photo/Hasan Jamali)

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Thousands of Bahraini mourners participate in a funeral march on Tuesday, Feb. 22, 2011, in Malkiya, Bahrain, for Redha Bu Hameed, who died during clashes between army forces and anti-government protesters. (AP Photo/Hasan Jamali)

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FILE - In this Saturday, Feb. 19, 2011 file photo, a Bahraini military armored personnel carrier (APC) pulls out from the Pearl roundabout in Manama, Bahrain, past a banner advertising the Formula One race seen on a building behind. The season-opening Formula One race in Bahrain was called off Monday due to the anti-government protests in the Gulf kingdom. Writing on banner in arabic reads "Release your enthusiasm. 11-12-13 March". (AP Photo/Hasan Jamali, File)

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A Bahraini anti-government protester holds up a banner with pictures of former Tunisian president Zine El Abidine Ben Ali, left, and former Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak, center, and says in Arabic "who is next?" at the Pearl roundabout in Manama, Bahrain, Saturday, Feb. 19, 2011. Bahrain's opposition leaders gathered Sunday to examine offers for talks by Bahrain's rulers after nearly a week of protests and deadly clashes that have sharply divided the strategic Gulf nation.(AP Photo/Hassan Ammar)

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The body of Redha Buhameed, who was killed on Friday, Feb. 18, 2011, allegedly by the Bahraini army, lies in a hospital in Manama, Bahrain, on Monday. A group of protesters called for the ouster of Bahrain's entire ruling monarchy as part of sweeping demands to call off a weeklong uprising in the tiny, but strategically important, Gulf nation. Tensions are still high in Bahrain after seesaw battles that saw riot police open fire on protesters trying to reclaim landmark Pearl Square last week. At least eight people have been killed and hundreds injured in the clashes since the unrest spilling across the Arab world reached the Gulf. (AP Photo/Hasan Jamali)

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A Bahraini anti-government protester flashes a victory sign behind a Bahraini flag at the Pearl Square in Manama, Bahrain, on Sunday, Feb. 20, 2011. Bahrain's opposition leaders gathered Sunday to examine offers for talks by Bahrain's rulers after nearly a week of protests and deadly clashes that have sharply divided the strategic Gulf nation. (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar)

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A Bahraini anti-government protester takes a picture with his cell phone of a chair with a sign in Arabic below it reading, "And does the throne of the oppressor stay?" at Pearl Square in Manama, Bahrain, on Monday, Feb. 21, 2011. (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar)

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A young Bahraini at an anti-government protester chants slogans at the Pearl Square in Manama, Bahrain, on Sunday, Feb. 20, 2011. Bahrain's opposition leaders gathered Sunday to examine offers for talks by Bahrain's rulers after nearly a week of protests and deadly clashes that have sharply divided the strategic Gulf nation. (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar)

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Bahraini anti-government protesters pray at the Pearl Square in Manama, Bahrain, on Sunday, Feb. 20, 2011. Bahrain's opposition leaders gathered Sunday to examine offers for talks from Bahrain's rulers after nearly a week of protests and deadly clashes that have sharply divided the strategic Gulf nation. (AP Photo/Hasan Jamali)