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    Four U.S. Citizens Reportedly Arrested in Bahrain

    Were they simply doing their jobs? The island nation’s U.S. embassy says it’s aware that four Americans have been arrested during rallies for the fifth anniversary of an uprising associated with the Arab Spring. Local police say one of the U.S. citizens is accused of participating in the protests and attacking police, while the others were taken into custody at a checkpoint. Some are believed to be journalists but may have entered the country posing as tourists. For now, the state department says it’ll be keeping their identities under wraps out of respect.

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