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3Novices:Saudi forces restore order in restive Shiite district, after months of unrest

Saudi authorities have retaken control of a district in the Sunni-ruled kingdom’s Shiite-majority east following months of unrest and a police crackdown, according to witnesses, a minister and local media.
The Al-Masoura district, which lies in the eastern town of Awamiya, has seen clashes between security forces and men the authorities have labelled as “terrorist elements”.
Awamiya was the epicentre of an Arab Spring-inspired protest movement that broke out in 2011, partly…
August 10, 2017 at 07:28AM http://ift.tt/2wK59Bf
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