SAUDI ARABIA. SAUDI CITIZEN BEHEADED FOR KILLING COMPATRIOT
March 11, 2008: Saudi Arabian authorities beheaded a citizen who was convicted of fatally stabbing a compatriot.
An Interior Ministry statement, which was carried by the official Saudi Press Agency, said Faisal al-Shammari was executed near the kingdom's northern border. It said al-Shammari stabbed Said bin Khalifa al-Shammari several times during a fight. (Sources: International Herald Tribune, 11/03/2008)