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US Concerned About Detention of Bahraini Opposition Leader

The U.S. State Department has expressed deep concern over the detention of Bahraini opposition leader Sheik Ali Salman, warning that the arrest could lead to more tensions in the island kingdom. Sheik Ali Salman, head of the al-Wefaq Islamic Society, was arrested on Sunday after leading a protest rally against elections in November which his party boycotted. He was remanded in custody for a further week on Tuesday. “Opposition parties that peacefully voice criticism of the government...

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