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Defendants in murder of Shaimaa Gamal sentenced to death
Egypt

Defendants in murder of Shaimaa Gamal sentenced to death

Giza Criminal Court in Egypt sentenced, on Sunday, defendants Ayman Haggag and Hussein al-Garably to death by hanging over the…
Two Iranians sentenced to death, including LGBTQ activist
Middle East

Two Iranians sentenced to death, including LGBTQ activist

(CNN) – Two Iranians were sentenced to death by a court for “corruption on earth,” Iran’s state news agency IRNA…
Egyptian expat executed in Saudi Arabia over kidnapping and raping child
Egypt

Egyptian expat executed in Saudi Arabia over kidnapping and raping child

On Monday the Saudi Ministry of Interior announced in a statement the execution of an Egyptian expatriate who was sentenced…
Saudi Arabia executes 81 men in one day, the biggest mass execution in decades
Middle East

Saudi Arabia executes 81 men in one day, the biggest mass execution in decades

(Reuters) – Saudi Arabia executed 81 men on Saturday, including seven Yemenis and one Syrian, for terrorism and other offenses…
Egyptian man executed in Saudi Arabia over murder
Egypt

Egyptian man executed in Saudi Arabia over murder

The Saudi authorities announced the execution of an Egyptian resident who killed another Egyptian resident. Hassan Shahat Abdel Haq Ahmed,…
Under scrutiny, North Korea tries to restrict news about executions – group
World

Under scrutiny, North Korea tries to restrict news about executions – group

SEOUL, Dec 15 (Reuters) – North Korea has changed the way it carries out capital punishment in response to greater…
Syria says it executed 24 for igniting deadly wildfires
Middle East

Syria says it executed 24 for igniting deadly wildfires

DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — Syria has executed 24 people after convicting them on terrorism charges for igniting last year’s devastating…
UN, US, UK condemn Huthis’ execution of 9 Yemenis
Middle East

UN, US, UK condemn Huthis’ execution of 9 Yemenis

SANAA, Yemen (AP) — The United Nations, the United States and the United Kingdom on Sunday condemned the executions of…
Egyptian executed in Saudi Arabia over premeditated murder
Egypt

Egyptian executed in Saudi Arabia over premeditated murder

The Saudi Ministry of Interior announced Wednesday that an Egyptian expatriate has been executed after being convicted of murdering a…
Saudi Arabia executes man for crime potentially committed as minor
Middle East

Saudi Arabia executes man for crime potentially committed as minor

Saudi Arabia executed Mustafa al-Darwish on Tuesday for crimes that, according to rights groups, he committed while still a minor. The execution…
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