30 Mar '11, 5am

In the Middle East and North Africa: AP The entire Syrian Cabinet resigned yesterday to help quell a wave of pop...

Bahrain's 40-member Parliament formally accepted the resignations of 11 law-makers from the Shia opposition party Al Wefaq yesterday, reported the state-run Bahrain News Agency.The 11 legislators, along with seven other Al Wefaq law-makers, submitted resignations last month over the deadly crackdown on anti-government protesters in the tiny island Gulf nation. AP SYRIA The entire Syrian Cabinet resigned yesterday to help quell a wave of popular fury that erupted more than a week ago and is now threatening President Bashar Assad's 11-year rule in one of the most authoritarian and closed-off nations in the Middle East. More than 60 people have died since March 18 as security forces cracked down on protesters, Human Rights Watch said. AP YEMEN Yemeni protesters demanding an end to President Ali Abdullah Saleh's rule said yesterday they would insist he leave power soon, blamin...

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straitstimes.com 29 Mar '11, 8am

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straitstimes.com 31 Mar '11, 9am

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