1. UN criticizes Bahrain over arrest of human rights activist
    GENEVA: The U.N. called on Friday for Bahrain to release a prominent human rights activist and expressed concern about “ongoing violations” of freedom of expression in the Gulf kingdom.
  2. Nusra Front appeals to Lebanese Sunni Muslims, threatens army
    Al-Qaeda’s Syrian branch, the Nusra Front, told Lebanon’s Sunni Muslims they must support its cause or