The 2011 Bahrain Protests
Violence Flares Again as Bahraini King Seeks Talks
June 30, 2011
Crowds of people gathered to protest against Bahrain's government found themselves on the other end of stun grenades and tear gas canisters, as police took definitive action to clear the streets around Pearl Square, in the country's capital, Manama.
Bahrain Clears Protesters by Force
Bahrain Declares Martial Law
Saudi Arabia Sends Troops to Support Bahrain
Religious Fighting Erupts in Bahrain
Bahrain Government Now Eager for Dialogue
All options are on the table, according to the Bahrain government. The foreign minister, Sheikh Khaled bin Ahmed al-Khalifa, has announced that the government will meet with opposition protesters in an attempt to defuse the situation before it becomes a crisis.
Protesters Swell in Bahrain Square as King Promises Dialogue
A massive crowd numbering in the tens of thousands filled Pearl Square in Bahrain's capital, Manama, pressing their demands for a more representative government at the current ruler, King Hamad bin Isa, the latest in a long line of members of the al-Khalifa dynasty.
Protests Gather Strength in Bahrain