Bahrain's king has declared a three-month state of emergency Tuesday, in response to weeks of anti-government protests. The order, which takes immediate effect, comes one day after Saudi troops entered the country to help quell unrest.
REUTERS - Bahrain declared martial law on Tuesday, looking to end weeks of protests by the island's Shi'ite Muslim majority, with Saudi troops on hand in the Sunni-ruled kingdom to help quell the unrest.
SPOTLIGHT: SAUDI TROOPS ARRIVE IN BAHRAIN
Date created : 2011-03-15