SAUDI ARABIA: WOMAN BEHEADED FOR 'SORCERY'
December 12, 2011: A Saudi woman was beheaded after being convicted of practising sorcery, which is banned in Saudi Arabia, the interior ministry said.
Amina bint Abdulhalim Nassar was executed in the northern province of Jawf for "practising witchcraft and sorcery," the ministry said in a statement carried by SPA state news agency.
The beheading took to 73 the number of executions in Saudi Arabia this year. (Sources: Afp, 12/12/2011)