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7 executed in Saudi Arabia for murder and drug trafficking

RIYADH: Saudi Arabia on Tuesday executed seven death row inmates who had been convicted of murder and drug trafficking, state media reported. The ultra-conservative kingdom has one of the world’s highest rates of execution, with suspects convicted of terrorism, homicide, rape, armed robbery and drug trafficking facing the death penalty. …

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Saudi Arabia executes 6 Yemenis and a Saudi national

RIYADH: Saudi Arabia on Tuesday executed six Yemeni men convicted of murder and robbery and a Saudi man for smuggling drugs, the interior ministry said. The Yemenis were convicted of forming a gang that killed two men and a woman in three separate attacks on homes in the southern province …

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Saudi prince flogged in court-ordered punishment – newspaper

DUBAI, Nov 2 (Reuters) – A prince of Saudi Arabia’s ruling Al Saud family was given lashes in a prison in Jeddah as a court-ordered punishment, a Saudi newspaper reported on Wednesday, less than a month after the kingdom executed another prince for murder. The brief report in Okaz daily …

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Saudi executes two convicts for murder – 107 total number of death sentences

RIYADH, July 25, (AFP): Saudi Arabia on Monday executed two convicted murderers, the interior ministry said, raising to 107 the number of death sentences carried out in the kingdom this year. Fahd al-Ishan was convicted of stabbing to death another Saudi citizen, the ministry said in a statement on the …

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Saudi executes Jordanian drug smuggler

RIYADH, May 5, (AFP): Saudi Arabia on Thursday put to death a Jordanian convicted of drug trafficking, in the kingdom’s 91st execution this year. Maher Al-Ghurabli had been found guilty of smuggling amphetamine pills into the kingdom, the interior ministry said in a statement. Authorities carried out the sentence against …

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Saudi Arabia carries out 90th execution of ’16

RIYADH, May 4, (AFP): Saudi Arabia executed a citizen convicted of murder on Wednesday taking to 90 the number of people the ultra-conservative Muslim kingdom has put to death this year. Mufreh al-Harissi was found guilty of stabbing to death a fellow Saudi during a dispute, the interior ministry said …

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Saudi ‘executes’ citizen for murder

RIYADH, March 31, (AFP): Saudi Arabia executed a citizen on Thursday convicted of the murder of a compatriot, raising to 82 the number of death sentences the ultra-conservative kingdom has carried out this year. Mohammed al-Khaweir al- Qahtani was found guilty of shooting dead Hussein al-Shayeb al-Qahtani following a dispute, …

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Saudi executes two

RIYADH, March 30, (AFP): Saudi Arabia executed two citizens convicted of murder on Wednesday, raising to 81 the number of death sentences carried out in the ultra-conservative kingdom this year. Dhafer and Hussein al- Mutliq were found guilty of killing fellow Saudis Azeb and Mahdi al-Moamer in a dispute between …

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Saudi executes two ‘murderers’

RIYADH, March 24, (AFP): Saudi Arabia executed two convicted murderers on Thursday, one of them a Jordanian, bringing to 78 the number of death sentences it has carried out this year. Jordanian Ammar al-Sager was found guilty of stabbing Saudi citizen Osama al-Bukhaitan to death, the interior ministry said. Turki …

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Saudi executes two murderers

RIYADH, March 17, (AFP): Saudi Arabia on Thursday executed two convicted murderers, including a Yemeni, bringing to 75 the number of death sentences carried out by the kingdom this year. Marwan Abdo Mohammed was found guilty of beating a fellow Yemeni to death with a metal rod, the interior ministry …

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