Saudi gentrifies Shiite old quarter after crushing revolt | AFP

Strip malls and palm-dotted boulevards stand in the once bullet-scarred old quarter of Awamiya, a Shiite-majority town on Saudi Arabia’s oil-rich eastern coast where the long-planned facelift fuelled deadly clashes.

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Highlights of this day in history: George Washington, America’s first president, is born; Iraqi insurgents destroy a Shiite shrine’s golden dome; the ‘Miracle on Ice’ during the 1980 Winter Olympics; Pop artist Andy Warhol dies. (Feb. 22)

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Revolution in Iran, episode 1: The fall of the shah

This year marks 40 years since Iran’s 1979 Islamic Revolution, when 2,500 years of monarchy gave way to a Shiite supreme leader. In part 1 of this AP series, reporters recall the shah’s ouster.

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Netanyahu warns Hezbollah over ‘precision missiles’

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu warns Hezbollah “not to think twice but at least 20 times before deciding whether to attack Israel,” after the Shiite movement said it had acquired “precision missiles”.

Protesters storm government building in Basra, Iraq, set it on fire

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Angry protesters in the southern Iraqi city of Basra stormed a government building on Wednesday and and set fire to it.
Security forces guarding the provincial council building fired tear gas and live ammunition at stone-throwing protesters.

Anger in Iraq’s oil-rich city of Basra and other centres in the southern Shiite heartland has been brewing since July over endemic corruption, soaring joblessness and poor public services.

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Afghanistan suicide blast in Kabul kills 48 – reports

The death toll from a suicide bomb attack in the Afghan capital has risen to 48 and is likely to rise further, according to local health officials. 67 others were injured in the attack on an Education Center in a Shi’ite neighbourhood of Kabul. No one has yet claimed responsibility. READ MORE: https://on.rt.com/9cfp

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Today in History for February 22nd

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