SAUDI ARABIA. SAUDI MAN EXECUTED FOR MURDER
February 15, 2007: Saudi Arabia executed a Saudi man for stabbing and clubbing another Saudi to death.
A statement on the official Saudi Press Agency said Omar Assiri was put to death in the Bahr Abu Sakina area of Assir province in the far south of the country for the premeditated murder of Ali Assiri. It was not clear if the two men were related or what the motive for the murder was. (Sources: Reuters, 15/02/2007)