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Bahrain Hold Elections

Residents of Bahrain are voting Saturday for the first time since a 2011 pro-democracy uprising.   However, opposition groups, including al-Wefaq - the country's most popular Shi'ite group - are urging supporters to boycott the polls. Al-Wefaq has dismissed the electoral process as a "farce" and warned that failure by the kingdom's rulers to loosen their grip on power could trigger a surge in violence. Candidates are running for municipal and parliamentary...

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