File - In this May 18, 2011, file photo, Mansoor al-Jamri, former chief editor of the Bahraini opposition newspaper Al Wasat, arrives at the courthouse in Manama, Bahrain. (AP Photo/Hasan Jamali)
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Bahrain shut down a prominent independent newspaper Sunday "until further notice" over an article about unrest in Morocco, state news agency BNA reported, the second time the publication has been banned this year.Bahrain's Information Affairs Authority issued the order first verbally Sunday and later through a statement published by BNA, said Mansour al-Jamri, the paper's editor-in-chief. Al-Wasat is widely considered as the only independent newspaper in Bahrain, however it is seen as supporting the views of the opposition.
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