Syria Is Training Bahraini Opposition, King Tells Telegraph

Syria is training Bahraini opposition figures, the Gulf island state’s King Hamad bin Isa al-Khalifa said in an interview with the U.K.’s Telegraph newspaper.

“We have evidence that a number of Bahrainis who oppose our government are being trained in Syria,” he said in the interview published today. “I have seen the files and we have notified the Syrian authorities, but they deny any involvement,” he said, giving no further details.

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