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Gulf formins to meet Thursday, discuss Bahrain -agency

Thousands of overwhelmingly Shi'ite protesters have taken to Bahrain's streets demanding more say in the country.

February 17, 2011 3:55 by

Gulf Arab foreign ministers will meet in Bahrain on Thursday evening to discuss the unrest in the Gulf island kingdom, the Qatar state news agency said.

Thousands of overwhelmingly Shi’ite protesters, emboldened by uprisings in Egypt and Tunisia, have taken to Bahrain’s streets demanding more say in a country where a Sunni Muslim family rules over a majority Shi’ite population.

(Writing by Amran Abocar; Editing by Maria Golovnina)

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