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Bahrain: Gulf Troops To Stay As Counter To Iran

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Gulf troops will stay in Bahrain until its Sunni rulers are satisfied that threats from Iran have eased, the island kingdom’s foreign minister said Monday amid an ongoing crackdown on dissent.Bahrain’s kin…

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Gulf troops will stay in Bahrain until its Sunni rulers are satisfied that threats from Iran have eased, the island kingdom’s foreign minister said Monday amid an ongoing crackdown on dissent.

Bahrain’s king declared martial law last month and invited about 1,500 troops from Saudi Arabia and the other Gulf states to help contain a Shiite uprising that Sunni leaders around the oil-rich region believe could open the way for greater influence by Shiite powerhouse Iran.

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