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Last Updated: Thursday February 17 2011 19:16 GMT

Big protests grip Bahrain, Libya and Iran

protests in Bahrain

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Big protests have taken place in a number of countries in the Middle East.

Bahrain, Libya and Iran have all seen people take to the streets, unhappy with how their countries are being run.

In Bahrain, the police have reacted with violence - beating protesters and using tear gas to clear them off the streets.

At least three people have died and over two hundred injured as police have fought with demonstrators.