Latest developments in Arab world's unrest

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Posted: Apr 09, 2011 4:54 PM
Latest developments in Arab world's unrest

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EGYPT

Thousands of demonstrators barricade themselves in Cairo's central square with burned-out troop carriers and barbed wire and demand the removal of the military council ruling Egypt, infuriated after soldiers stormed their protest camp overnight, killing at least one person and injuring 71 others.

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SYRIA

Syrian security forces fire live ammunition to disperse a funeral march for some of the 37 people killed a day earlier in the single bloodiest day of the country's three-week anti-government uprising, a human rights group says.

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YEMEN

Yemen, angry over Qatar's suggestion that its leader resign, recalls its ambassador to the fellow Arabian Peninsula nation as hundreds of thousands of Yemeni protesters rallied for a second straight day to demand the ouster of President Ali Abdullah Saleh.

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BAHRAIN

Two supporters of Bahrain's anti-government movement die in police custody after physical abuse at the hands of security officials, activists say.