SAUDI ARABIA: MAN BEHEADED FOR MURDER
September 16, 2011: Saudi Arabia beheaded one of its citizens by sword in Riyadh after he was convicted of killing a fellow Saudi, said the ministry of interior.
Naser al-Qahtani has stabbed Hasan al-Bishi to death over a feud between them, the ministry said in the statement carried by state news agency SPA.
His execution brings to 41 the number of people beheaded in Saudi Arabia this year, according to an AFP tally based on official and human rights group reports. (Sources: Afp, 16/09/2011)