UAE sentences 69 Islamists in coup plot trial

A top UAE court sentenced 69 Islamists for up to 15 years in jail for plotting to overthrow the rulers of the oil-rich Gulf nation.

Bahrain: 8 sentenced to 15 yrs in coup plot trial

Iranian leaders have denounced crackdowns against protesters in Bahrain, but deny any active aid to the demonstrations that began 15 months ago.