US says unaware Saudi Arabia sending troops to Bahrain

15th March 2011, Comments 0 comments

US officials at the Pentagon say that Robert Gates, the defense secretary, was not given any warning when he visited Bahrain last week that just two days later Saudi Arabia would send 1,000 troops to the small kingdom to help quell protests, Monday 14 March. Aljazeera reports that the UAE United Arab Emirates sent 500 ...

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