SAUDI ARABIA: MAN BEHEADED FOR MURDER
February 22, 2010: A Saudi man convicted of murder was beheaded by the sword in the eastern province of Dammam, the interior ministry announced.
Fayhan al-Sabi was sentenced to death for gunning down a fellow Saudi, Samhan al-Sabi, the ministry said in a statement carried by the official SPA news agency.
It was the seventh execution announced in the conservative Muslim kingdom so far in 2010. (Sources: AFP, 22/02/2010)