Bahrain king orders 'dialogue' to resolve unrest

By JPOST.COM STAFF
February 18, 2011 22:18




The King of Bahrain on Friday ordered a start to "dialogue" with all parties in the country, after armed troops opened fire on anti-government protesters in Manama leaving over 50 of them injured. 

In an attempt to resolve the unrest, King Hamad bin Isa al-Khalifa announced that "all powers to fulfil the hopes and aspirations of all gracious citizens from all sections" would be granted to His Royal Highness Prince Salman bin Hamad al-Khalifa.


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