The attacks in Hilla, around 100 km south of Baghdad, were in apparent retaliation for Saudi execution
While the statements of Iran and the protest around it after executing terrorists in Saudi Arabia including Nimr al-Nimr continue, the facts on the ...
Most of those executed were involved in a series of attacks carried out by al-Qaeda from 2003-06, the interior ministry said
India has executed convicted bomb plotter Yakub Memon for his role in a series of co-ordinated attacks in Mumbai in 1993
Amnesty said the surge 'reveals just how out of step Iran is with the rest of the world when it comes to the use of the death penalty'
Young North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has executed 70 officials since taking power in late 2011
Bank described video showing staff members in balaclavas holding fake knife over kneeling man
Among those executed are 1,787 civilians, including 74 children, said the Observatory
Pakistan has imposed a one month moratorium on executions during Ramadan
All had been convicted of murder
n 2014, Iran executed 721 people, according to the U.S.-based Iran Human Rights Documentation center
The video, shot at night, showed a group of men kneeling on the ground with masked figures behind them
His case has drawn international attention as his lawyers and family claim he was only 15 at the time of the killing
The girl had gone missing on her way from school and it later emerged that she had been abducted by the four men
Syrian state television said government forces had "blocked a terrorist attack" on the village
In addition to the increase of death penalties, authorities continue to crackdown on criticism or those, Ahmed Shaheed
Pakistan on Tuesday hanged 10 convicted murderers from prisons across the country
The Reconciliation Committee in the Saudi city of Makkah is currently debating the 123 murder cases
Shocked students had seen the video on Wednesday and counselling was put in place for them
There are more than 8,000 Pakistanis on death row
Mahmoud Ramadan, who was hanged at 7 am (0500 GMT), was the first to be executed of those involved in violent clashes
Al-Shabab executed four people accused of spying for the United States, Ethiopia and the government
PM Nawaz Sharif ended a six-year moratorium on the death penalty, reinstating it for terrorism-related cases
Pakistan has hanged six prisoners since announcing last week that a six-year moratorium on the death penalty was being lifted in terror cases
Nigerian soldiers complained that Boko Haram insurgents are better equipped than they, and that some soldiers are colluding with the extremists
Three pictures published on a jihadist forum and pro-ISIS social media accounts show the execution of the men wearing orange jumpsuits
The atrocities of terrorist groups in war-torn Syria continue to shock the world. Another horrifying video has emerged on social media showing ...
Many other members of the tribe face that same uncertainty after ISIS executed hundreds
The U.N. says at least 852 people were reportedly executed between July 2013 and June 2014 and called it an alarming increase
Reyhaneh Jabbari was executed Saturday in Iran for killing a man she claimed tried to rape her
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