SAUDI ARABIA: PAKISTANI, ARAB EXECUTED AS TOTAL BEHEADINGS THIS YEAR NEAR 100
July 19, 2016: Saudi authorities executed two men, bringing to 98 the number of executions carried out in the ultra-conservative Muslim kingdom so far this year.
Saudi citizen Ali Assiri, who was found guilty of stabbing a fellow tribesman to death, was executed in the southwestern region of Asir, the interior ministry said.
Pakistani Muhammed Mukhtar, who was convicted of heroin trafficking, was executed in the eastern city of Dammam, the ministry said. (Sources: Afp, 19/07/2016)