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Riot police arrest a protester during an anti-government protest in the capital Manama December 17, 2012. REUTERS/Hamad I Mohammed

Riot police arrest a protester during an anti-government protest in the capital Manama December 17, 2012. REUTERS/Hamad I Mohammed

Riot police arrest a protester during an anti-government protest in the capital Manama December 17, 2012. REUTERS/Hamad I Mohammed
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Protesters shout anti-government slogans as they march in the capital Manama December 17, 2012. REUTERS/Hamad I Mohammed (BAHRAIN - Tags: POLITICS CIVIL UNREST)

Protesters shout anti-government slogans as they march in the capital Manama December 17, 2012. REUTERS/Hamad I Mohammed (BAHRAIN - Tags: POLITICS CIVIL UNREST)

Protesters shout anti-government slogans as they march in the capital Manama December 17, 2012. REUTERS/Hamad I Mohammed (BAHRAIN - Tags: POLITICS CIVIL UNREST)
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Protesters run for cover as they see riot police during an anti-government protest in the capital Manama December 17, 2012. REUTERS/Hamad I Mohammed

Protesters run for cover as they see riot police during an anti-government protest in the capital Manama December 17, 2012. REUTERS/Hamad I Mohammed

Protesters run for cover as they see riot police during an anti-government protest in the capital Manama December 17, 2012. REUTERS/Hamad I Mohammed
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Police arrest a protester during an anti-government protest in the capital Manama December 17, 2012. Protesters, shouting anti-government slogans, attempted to regroup from various points to march against a ban on demonstrations. Riot police dispersed them and arrested at least three protesters. REUTERS/Hamad I Mohammed (BAHRAIN - Tags: POLITICS CIVIL UNREST)

Police arrest a protester during an anti-government protest in the capital Manama December 17, 2012. Protesters, shouting anti-government slogans, attempted to regroup from various points to march against a ban on demonstrations. Riot police...more

Police arrest a protester during an anti-government protest in the capital Manama December 17, 2012. Protesters, shouting anti-government slogans, attempted to regroup from various points to march against a ban on demonstrations. Riot police dispersed them and arrested at least three protesters. REUTERS/Hamad I Mohammed (BAHRAIN - Tags: POLITICS CIVIL UNREST)
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Riot police stand guard on a main street in the capital Manama December 17, 2012. REUTERS/Hamad I Mohammed

Riot police stand guard on a main street in the capital Manama December 17, 2012. REUTERS/Hamad I Mohammed

Riot police stand guard on a main street in the capital Manama December 17, 2012. REUTERS/Hamad I Mohammed
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