WASHINGTON - The White House chided
US allies Yemen and Bahrain on Sunday for violence used
against protesters in those countries and urged both to
"We urge the governments of these countries to show
restraint, and to respect the universal rights of their
people," the White House said in a statement.
"We urge the government of Bahrain to pursue a peaceful and
meaningful dialogue with the opposition rather than resorting
to the use of force."