Middle East News Roundup: Bahrain, Morocco, Syria

Friday, April 29, 2011

It's been another tumultuous week in the Middle East. Another Day of Rage is planned today in Syria, and European governments are meeting to discuss possible sanctions. Meanwhile, human rights activists claim that the four anti-government protesters in Bahrain—who were sentenced to death on Thursday over the killing of two policemen—did not receive a fair trial. And in Morocco, at least fifteen people were killed and more were injured after a suicide bomber attack in a popular restaurant. Shibley Telhami, Anwar Sadat Professor for Peace and Development at the University of Maryland, speaks with us about the news coming out of the Middle East.

Shibley Telhami, Anwar Sadat professor for peace and development at the University of Maryland, updates on these stories and other news happening in the region.

Guests:

Shibley Telhami

Produced by:

Jen Poyant

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The EU will sanction Syria for human rights violations while the UN welcomes Syria to the Human Right Council?

Apr. 29 2011 08:40 AM

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