SAUDI ARABIA: SAUDI PUT TO DEATH IN KINGDOM'S 151ST EXECUTION OF YEAR
December 15, 2015: A Saudi convicted of murder was executed in the eastern province of Ihsa, in the 151st death sentence carried out this year in the conservative Muslim kingdom.
Sultan al-Dosari was executed after his conviction for stabbing to death another man, the interior ministry said.
According to AFP tallies, his case brings to 151 the number of locals and foreigners put to death this year, against 87 for all of 2014. (Sources: AFP, 15/12/2015)