After Largest Protests in Bahrain, King Visits Saudi Leader

Thursday, February 24, 2011

Demonstrations have continued all week in Bahrain, with the largest movement on Tuesday night when more than 100,000 packed into Pearl Square. Protesters there are calling for the disolution of the government and a real constitutional monarchy. Following Tuesday's demonstration, Bahraini King Hamad bin Isa al-Khalifa visited Saudi Arabia, a close ally and neighbor, to discuss the political unrest in the region. We get the latest from Michael Slackman, foreign correspondent for The New York Times; he is currently on the ground in Bahrain.


Michael Slackman

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Arwa Gunja

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