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Saudi forces 'open fire' on protesters
Interior ministry says its forces dealt with "rioters who burned tyres" in parts of Qatif, arresting several people.
Last updated: 28 Jul 2012 08:01 GMT
One killed in alleged attack on Saudi police
Interior ministry says the man aided attack in restive east, but activists say he was merely walking on the street.
Last updated: 15 Jul 2012 03:26 GMT
Saudi Shia protesters mourned by 'thousands'
Huge crowds throng funerals for two Shia demonstrators killed by security forces in rallies following arrest of cleric.
Last updated: 12 Jul 2012 07:02 GMT
Violence follows arrest of Saudi shia cleric
Violence erupts in Qatif after leading cleric is detained for anti-state crimes.
Last updated: 09 Jul 2012 21:56 GMT
Saudi protest crackdown leaves two dead
Police in Qatif use live bullets to disperse protesters after arrest and shooting of prominent Shia cleric and activist.
Last updated: 09 Jul 2012 10:15 GMT
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