1,000 Saudi troops enter Bahrain

RIYADH - About 1,000 Saudi soldiers

entered Bahrain early on Monday to protect government facilities
following recent unrest by the country's Shi'ite Muslim
majority, a Saudi official source said.

"About 1,000 Saudi soldiers have entered Bahrain early on

Monday morning through the causeway to Bahrain," the source told
Reuters. "They are part of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC)
force that would guard the government installations".