A Blog by the Editor of The Middle East Journal

Putting Middle Eastern Events in Cultural and Historical Context

Monday, February 28, 2011

Bahraini Opposition MPs Quit

Eighteen Bahraini MPs from the opposition, nearly half of the 40-seat Parliament, have resigned. Another reminder that despite the intense focus on Libya, the protests continue elsewhere, with Yemen and Bahrain at the forefront, but with stirrings in Oman and even Saudi Arabia. This roller coaster ride may be just beginning.

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