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Bahrain opposition leader gets life over Qatar spy case

Bahrain’s appeals court sentenced the head of the country’s Shiite opposition movement to jail for life on Sunday over charges of spying for rival Gulf state Qatar, a judicial source said. Sheikh Ali Salman, who headed the now-outlawed Al-Wefaq movement, had been acquitted by the high criminal court in June, a verdict the public prosecution […]

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