Stories tagged: beheading
Tue., April 23, 2019
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
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 …
Fri., Dec. 22, 2017
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
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 …
Mon., Feb. 27, 2017
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 …
Fri., Aug. 26, 2016
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 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
BEIRUT — Internet video purports to show the beheading of U.S. reporter Steven Sotloff by Islamic State group.