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Iran parliament softens drug death penalty laws

TEHRAN: Iran's parliament passed a long-awaited amendment to its drug trafficking laws on Sunday, raising the thresholds that can trigger capital punishment and potentially saving the lives of many on death row. The bill must still be…

Saudi Arabia executes six for drug trafficking, homicide

RIYADH: Six people convicted of drug trafficking and homicide were executed in Saudi Arabia on Monday, the government said, the highest number of executions in a single day this year. A Pakistani citizen was executed for drug trafficking…