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Saudi Arabia beheads 37 prisoners for terrorism crimes

Saudi Arabia on Tuesday beheaded 37 Saudi citizens, most of them minority Shiites, in a mass execution across the country for alleged terrorism-related crimes. It publicly pinned one of the …


UPDATED: Wed., March 14, 2018

Indonesia’s Aceh considers beheading as penalty for murder

The conservative Indonesian province of Aceh known for publicly caning gays, adulterers and gamblers is considering the introduction of beheading as a punishment for murder, a top Islamic law official …


Defendants in Montana beheading plead not guilty

Two men have pleaded not guilty in the killing and beheading of a Montana man whose body was found on the outskirts of Billings.


UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 18, 2017

Man convicted in plot to behead blogger over cartoon contest

A man who authorities say fell under the influence of the Islamic State group was convicted Wednesday of plotting to behead a conservative American blogger for organizing a Prophet Muhammad …


Philippine militants release video of German’s beheading

Abu Sayyaf extremists in the Philippines released a video showing the beheading of a German hostage in the first sign the brutal Filipino militants carried out a threat to kill …


Texas man charged with beheading wife after police visit

Police say a Texas man is accused of beheading his wife just hours after officers visited the couple for a welfare check.


UPDATED: Sat., Sept. 13, 2014

Islamic State executes British aid worker

Islamic State extremists released a video showing the beheading of British aid worker David Haines, who was abducted in Syria last year, and British Prime Minister David Cameron late Saturday …


UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 2, 2014

AP: Video purports to show beheading of US journalist

BEIRUT — Internet video purports to show the beheading of U.S. reporter Steven Sotloff by Islamic State group.