UAE woman executed for killing American teacher

The United Arab Emirates executed a UAE woman early on Monday for the militant-inspired killing of an American kindergarten teacher in December 2014, the state news agency WAM reported. 

Reuters| Last Updated: Jul 13, 2015, 10:15 AM IST

Riyadh: The United Arab Emirates executed a UAE woman early on Monday for the militant-inspired killing of an American kindergarten teacher in December 2014, the state news agency WAM reported. 

Ala`a Badr Abdullah al-Hashemi, 31, was sentenced to death a year ago for stabbing Romanian-born Ibolya Ryan, a mother of 11-year-old twins, in the toilet of an Abu Dhabi shopping mall and attempting to bomb an American-Egyptian doctor.