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Saudi beheads Pakistani drug trafficker

RIYADH: Saudi Arabia on Thursday beheaded a convicted Pakistani drug trafficker, adding to what a United Nations rapporteur called a "very disturbing" surge in the kingdom's use of the death penalty.

Saudi beheads two rapists, murderer

RIYADH: Saudi Arabia beheaded two convicted rapists and a murderer on Wednesday, all three were Saudis, the interior ministry said, bringing to 21 the number of people it has executed so far this year.

IS claims beheading of second Japanese captive

TOKYO: The Islamic State group claimed in a video that it had beheaded a second Japanese hostage, drawing international condemnation and outrage from a visibly upset Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, who denounced it as a "heinous and despicable"…

Saudi beheads man for murder

RIYADH: Saudi Arabia beheaded a man Thursday for murdering a fellow tribesman, the interior ministry said, the latest in dozens of executions this year that have alarmed rights campaigners.