A Bahraini anti-government protester poses for a photograph flashing the victory sign in front of burning tires on a road in the village of Dumistan, Bahrain, Monday, Jan. 7, 2013. (AP Photo/Hasan Jamali)

Bahrain Court Upholds Life Sentences On Opposition

Bahrain’s highest court Monday upheld jail terms for 20 opposition figures — including eight sentenced to life — for alleged plots to “overthrow” the state in a decision likely to touch off more protests in the Gulf nation and bring renewed criticism from its Western allies. The group includes a rights activist who staged a […]