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National Dialogue marches on the streets on Manama

Hardliners clash with police in Bahrain

By Simeon Kerr in Manama
The Financial Times

Hundreds of Shia youths clashed with security forces in Bahrain as opposition hardliners gave their verdict on the national dialogue launched by the king on Saturday.

In the worst clashes since the authorities launched a crackdown on largely Shia pro-democracy protesters in March, scores of protesters engaged in close-quarter clashes with security forces firing tear gas and rubber bullets. …source