PHOENIX: An Arizona man who admitted to decapitating his wife and her two dogs in a bloody incident last month in Phoenix told authorities he was attempting “to get the evil out” of her, according to court documents released on Monday.
CAIRO: A video purportedly made by Islamic State and posted on social media sites on Sunday appeared to show militants shooting and beheading about 30 Ethiopian Christians in Libya.
KUNDUZ, Afghanistan: Taliban fighters killed 18 Afghan soldiers — including some who were beheaded – after storming an army outpost in the remote mountainous northeast in a major attack before the spring fighting season, officials said Monday.
RIYADH: The beheading of a gang leader in Saudi Arabia on Thursday raised the number of executions carried out this year to 44, already more than half the total for 2014.
RIYADH: Saudi Arabia on Tuesday beheaded one of its citizens for murder in its 12th execution this year, warning it would mete out the same fate to perpetrators of similar crimes.
RIYADH: Saudi Arabia on Monday beheaded a convicted Pakistani heroin smuggler, the third person from his country executed for the crime this year.
RIYADH: Two Saudis convicted of drug trafficking became the first people executed in 2015 in the ultra-conservative Muslim kingdom, which beheaded 87 people last year, according to an AFP tally.
EGYPT: Residents in Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula said on Wednesday they found a beheaded corpse bearing a note signed by an Islamist militant group linked to the Syria and Iraq-based Islamic State, accusing the victim of being an Israeli spy.