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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, 11:04 p.m.

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, 8:57 p.m.

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, 6:35 p.m.

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, 10:49 a.m.

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.