SAUDI ARABIA CARRIES OUT 99TH EXECUTION OF THE YEAR
July 20, 2016: Saudi authorities carried out the 99th execution of the 2016Ā in the ultra-conservative Muslim kingdom, putting a man to death for murder.
Hassan bin Mubarak al-Amri was convicted of stabbing to death fellow Saudi Jahran al-Issa following a dispute, the interior ministry said in a statement carried by the SPA state news agency.
He was executed in the southwestern coastal city of Qunfudah, it said. (Sources: Afp, 20/07/2016)