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A senior judicial official in Iran confirmed that a death sentence had been passed for a cleric, the Iranian ISNA news agency reported on Wednesday...
Thursday, February 19, 2015
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Two Saudis condemned to death for murder in separate cases were beheaded by the sword in Riyadh Sunday, taking to 31 the number of executions in the...
Monday, February 16, 2015
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Saudi Arabia on Thursday executed four men convicted of robbery and murder, the interior ministry said. Their beheadings bring the number of people...
Thursday, February 5, 2015
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Updated at 5:00 pm (GMT+2): Saudi Arabia beheaded three on Wednesday convicted of rape and murder, the interior ministry said, bringing to 21 the...
Wednesday, February 4, 2015
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Saudi Arabia on Tuesday beheaded a convicted Jordanian drug smuggler, bringing to 18 the number of foreigners and locals executed in the kingdom this...
Tuesday, February 3, 2015
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A rights group on Tuesday urged Palestinian authorities to abolish the death penalty, after two new sentences were handed down this month in the Gaza...
Wednesday, January 28, 2015
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An Egyptian court on Monday referred four men convicted of "collaborating with al-Qaeda" to Egypt's grand mufti, the country's top religious...
Monday, January 12, 2015
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Saudi Arabia on Thursday beheaded a Pakistani man convicted of drug smuggling and a Saudi for murder, the interior ministry said. Meanwhile, Saudi...
Thursday, January 8, 2015
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Saudi authorities on Tuesday beheaded a Syrian convicted of drugs trafficking, the interior ministry said, in the third execution this year in the...
Wednesday, January 7, 2015
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