Iraq executes 13 death row militants to avenge killings over the Islamic State group's murder of abducted civilians.
PYONGYANG: North Korean leader Kim Jong-un reacted furiously after failed missile test by ordering execution of two senior officials The hangings were carried out in just five days over mishaps at North Korea’s test missile site. The…
ADEN: Suspected al Qaeda militants in southern Yemen seized and executed 17 soldiers loyal to President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi on Saturday, local officials and residents said.
MACNHESTER: British Prime Minister David Cameron urged Middle East ally Saudi Arabia on Sunday not to go ahead with the execution of a Shia Muslim sentenced to death over his role in anti-government protests.
BEIRUT: The Islamic State jihadist group has executed more than 90 people, a third of them civilians, over the past month in areas of war-torn Syria under its control, a monitoring group said Sunday.
BEIRUT: Syrian government forces executed at least 23 prisoners before withdrawing from the city of Jisr al-Shughur as rebel forces entered it on Saturday, a monitoring group said.
ISLAMABAD: Pakistan plans to execute around 500 militants in coming weeks, officials said Monday, after the government lifted a moratorium on the death penalty in terror cases following a Taliban school massacre.