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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 the Pearl Square in Manama, Bahrain, on Monday, Feb. 21, 2011. (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar)

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A Bahraini anti-government protester flashes a victory sign in front a Bahraini flag at the Pearl Square in Manama, Bahrain, the Gulf nation's capital, 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. (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar)

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Bahraini cleric chants slogans at the Pearl roundabout soon after the military pulled out in Manama, Bahrain, on Saturday, Feb. 19, 2011. The deputy chief of Bahrain's armed forces has ordered the military to withdraw from the streets of the capital. Army tanks are moving out of Manama's Pearl Square as Bahrain's monarchy seeks to open negotiations with protesters. (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar)

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A funeral procession for Mahmoud Maki Abu Taki, 22, who died during clashes between Bahraini anti- government and riot police early Thursday, moves slowly through the streets in Sitra village, Bahrain, Friday, Feb. 18, 2011. (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar)

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Bahraini women wait outside a hospital Thursday in Manama, Bahrain, where victims of the confrontation between anti-government protesters and riot police were being treated. (Associated Press)

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Bahraini anti-government protesters sleep at the Pearl roundabout in Manama, Bahrain, Monday, Feb. 21, 2011. The writing in Arabic: " The nation wants down with the regime". (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar)

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Bahraini riot police seen near the Pearl roundabout during clashes with anti government protesters, in Manama, Bahrain, early Thursday morning, Feb. 17, 2011. Some protesters appeared unbowed as armed patrols prowled neighborhoods and tanks appeared in the streets for the first time Thursday after riot police with tear gas and clubs drove protesters from a main square where they had demanded sweeping political change in this tiny kingdom. Medical officials said four people were killed. (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar)

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Bahraini riot police seen near the Pearl roundabout during clashes with anti government protesters, in Manama, Bahrain, early Thursday morning, Feb. 17, 2011. Some protesters appeared unbowed as armed patrols prowled neighborhoods and tanks appeared in the streets for the first time Thursday after riot police with tear gas and clubs drove protesters from a main square where they had demanded sweeping political change in this tiny kingdom. Medical officials said four people were killed. (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar)

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A Bahraini anti-government demonstrator holds up a national flag near Pearl Square in capital Manama early Thursday morning, Feb. 17, 2011. The swelling protests against Bahrain's rulers gained momentum Wednesday with huge crowds calling for a sweeping political overhaul and the kingdom's stunned leaders appearing to shift tactics after attempts to crush the uprising stoked rage on the streets and sharp criticism from Western allies. (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar)

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In this image from video Bahraini riot police firing tear gas and wielding clubs storm Pearl Square, occupied by anti-government protesters, before dawn Thursday, Feb. 17, 2011, 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/Tony Mitchell, HO)

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A man kisses the forehead of Ali Massour Khodier, who was killed during clashes between demonstrators and police in Manama, Bahrain, on Thursday, Feb. 17, 2011. Army patrols and tanks locked down the capital of this tiny Persian Gulf kingdom after riot police swinging clubs and firing tear gas smashed into demonstrators, many of them sleeping, in a pre-dawn assault Thursday that uprooted their protest camp demanding political change. Medical officials said four people were killed. (AP Photo)

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Women demonstrators shout anti-goverment slogans after riot police drove demonstrators from a main square in Manama, Bahrain, early Thursday morning, Feb. 17, 2011. Armed patrols prowled neighborhoods and tanks appeared in the streets for the first time Thursday after riot police with tear gas and clubs drove protesters from a main square where they had demanded sweeping political change in this tiny kingdom. (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar)

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A Bahraini anti-government demonstrator walks outside a hospital in Manama, Bahrain, early Thursday morning, Feb. 17, 2011, past writing in Arabic on the wall that reads: " the revolution of rage contains." (AP Photo/Hasan Jamali)

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The body of a person killed during clashes between demonstrators and police lies in the street in Manama, Bahrain, on Thursday, Feb. 17, 2011. Army patrols and tanks locked down the capital of this tiny Persian Gulf kingdom after riot police swinging clubs and firing tear gas smashed into demonstrators, many of them sleeping, in a pre-dawn assault Thursday that uprooted their protest camp demanding political change. Medical officials said four people were killed. (AP Photo)

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Bahraini women wait outside a hospital in Manama, Bahrain, Thursday, Feb. 17, 2011, where victims of the confrontation between anti-government protesters and riot police were being treated. Armed patrols prowled neighborhoods and tanks appeared in the streets for the first time after riot police with tear gas and clubs drove protesters from a main square where they had demanded sweeping political change.(AP Photo/Hasan Jamali)

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A demonstrator waves a Bahraini flag Tuesday on a highway overpass overlooking the Pearl Monument, centered on a main square, in Manama, Bahrain. Thousands of protesters poured into the square in the capital in an Egypt-style rebellion that sharply escalated pressure on authorities as the Arab push for change gripped the Gulf for the first time. (Associated Press)

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Demonstrators wave Bahraini flags, cheer and throw confetti under the Pearl Monument on a main square in Manama, Bahrain, on Tuesday, Feb. 15, 2011. Thousands of protesters poured into the square in an Egypt-style rebellion that sharply escalated pressure on authorities as the Arab push for change gripped the Gulf for the first time. (AP Photo/Hasan Jamali)

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Streets in Jidhafs, Bahrain, are jammed Tuesday in a funeral procession for Ali Abdulhadi Mushaima, 21, killed in Monday's protests. Anger intensified when one of the mourners was shot fatally. (Associated Press)

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Demonstrators chant and wave Bahraini flags near the Pearl Monument on a main square in Manama, Bahrain, Tuesday Feb. 15, 2011. Thousands of protesters poured into the square in Bahrain's capital in an Egypt-style rebellion that sharply escalated pressure on authorities as the Arab push for change gripped the Gulf for the first time. (AP Photo/Hasan Jamali)

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A Bahraini woman wears a Bahraini flag Monday, Feb. 14, 2011, during an anti-government demonstration in the village of Duraz, Bahrain, outside the capital of Manama. (AP Photo/Hasan Jamali)