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Indian-origin British man 'Jihadi John' is IS's executioner in Syria: US

Indian-origin British man 'Jihadi John' is IS's executioner in Syria: US

An Indian-origin British man, Siddhartha Dhar, has been identified by the US as the Islamic State`s executioner in Syria who was seen in videos carrying out beheadings.

Jan 24, 2018, 10:59 AM IST
South African traditional healer gets life for beheading of Indian-origin woman

South African traditional healer gets life for beheading of Indian-origin woman

A South African traditional healer has been sentenced to life for motivating the brutal beheading of an Indian-origin woman by promising four youths over USD 150,000.

Oct 07, 2017, 07:59 AM IST

Spain, Morocco arrest six suspected of practising beheadings

Spanish and Moroccan police have arrested five Moroccans and one Spaniard suspected of belonging to an Islamist militant cell that simulated decapitations, the Spanish interior ministry said on Wednesday.

Sep 06, 2017, 15:55 PM IST

Philippine soldiers kill 'more than 10' militants in bid to free captives

Philippine soldiers killed "more than 10" Islamic State-linked Abu Sayyaf militants in an attempt to free Vietnamese captives held on a remote southern island as troops fired howitzer shells on rebel positions, an army general said on Monday.

Apr 03, 2017, 17:12 PM IST
Extremist group Abu Sayyaf releases new video, threatens to behead three more hostages

Extremist group Abu Sayyaf releases new video, threatens to behead three more hostages

 Extremist group Abu Sayyaf released a new video on Wednesday threatening to kill three more hostages, who were kidnapped along with John Ridsdel, who was beheaded on April 25 in southern Philippines.

May 04, 2016, 12:03 PM IST
Islamists behead two hostages in the Philippines

Islamists behead two hostages in the Philippines

Philippine militants that want to ally with Islamic State jihadists have beheaded two local hostages, police said on Wednesday.

Apr 13, 2016, 18:27 PM IST
'Bharat Mata ki jai' row: Amit Shah comes out in support of Ramdev, asks does free speech not apply to him

'Bharat Mata ki jai' row: Amit Shah comes out in support of Ramdev, asks does free speech not apply to him

Yoga guru Baba Ramdev had trigerred a massive controversy after he made beheading remark against those who don't say 'Bharat Mata ki jai'.

Apr 06, 2016, 13:16 PM IST
Savagery in Saudi Arabia: Film shows headless corpses hang from cranes, beheading of woman

Savagery in Saudi Arabia: Film shows headless corpses hang from cranes, beheading of woman

The headless bodies belonged to five robbers, all of whom were publicly beheaded, MailOnline reported citing the documentary.

Mar 21, 2016, 16:05 PM IST
Russia charges nanny with murder over toddler beheading

Russia charges nanny with murder over toddler beheading

Russian investigators on Friday filed murder charges against a nanny after she beheaded a four-year-old handicapped girl in her care and brandished the severed head in a Moscow street.

Mar 04, 2016, 22:32 PM IST
Crazy Islamists want no Hindus in Bangladesh, says Taslima Nasreen

Crazy Islamists want no Hindus in Bangladesh, says Taslima Nasreen

The Hindus comprise about 10% of the Muslim-majority Bangladesh's 160 million population.

Feb 22, 2016, 17:43 PM IST
Muslim cleric vows to behead anyone who speaks against Islam - Watch

Muslim cleric vows to behead anyone who speaks against Islam - Watch

A Muslim cleric stirred a controversy recently when he announced on live TV that he would behead any person who speaks against Islam.

Jan 07, 2016, 11:46 AM IST

Saudi beheadings wrong response to criticism: Iran president

Saudi Arabia should not respond to criticism of its regime by beheading people, Iran's President Hassan Rouhani said on Tuesday following Riyadh's execution of a prominent Shiite cleric.

Jan 06, 2016, 00:50 AM IST

Muslim cleric's execution row: Russia ready to act as 'intermediary' between Saudi Arabia, Iran

"We ask... Tehran, Riyadh and other Gulf countries to show restraint," the ministry said in a statement, as it called on Saudi Arabia and Iran to take "the path of dialogue".

Jan 04, 2016, 21:43 PM IST

Watch: Man beheads wife; roams on streets with severed head in Pune

A man in Pune by the name of Ram Chavan, beheaded his wife on allegations of extra marital affair. He was later seen walking around on the streets with her severed head.

Oct 09, 2015, 13:30 PM IST
Yazidi teen in ISIS propaganda video reveals ordeal, how he was taught to behead

Yazidi teen in ISIS propaganda video reveals ordeal, how he was taught to behead

A Yazidi teenager Raghab Ahmed, who was forced to appear in the ISIS propaganda video, has made shocking revelations how he was trained to behead.

Sep 09, 2015, 13:07 PM IST

Amnesty report finds Saudi Arabia executed 175 in past year

Saudi Arabia has executed at least 175 people over the past 12 months, on average one person every two days, according to a report released today by Amnesty International.

Aug 25, 2015, 06:13 AM IST
'Jihadi John' from ISIS beheading videos, reveals his face for the first time

'Jihadi John' from ISIS beheading videos, reveals his face for the first time

The notorious executioner of Islamic State Mohammed Emwazi, better know as 'Jihadi John', has for the first time appeared in a video without a balaclava and revealed his face.

Aug 24, 2015, 10:32 AM IST

IS beheads elderly ex-antiquities chief in Syria`s Palmyra

The Islamic State group beheaded the 82-year-old retired chief archaeologist of Palmyra after he refused to leave the ancient city, Syria`s antiquities chief said.

Aug 20, 2015, 02:49 AM IST

Honour killing: Brothers behead teen sister in UP village

Two brothers allegedly beheaded their 17-year-old sister over her relationship with a boy, and paraded the severed head in their village in Uttar Pradesh's Shahjahanapur.

Aug 19, 2015, 12:46 PM IST

Croatian victim of IS beheading `football-mad family man`

Tomislav Salopek, whom the Islamic State group claimed Wednesday to have beheaded in Egypt, was among thousands of Croats who left the crisis-hit Balkans state to pursue opportunities abroad.

Aug 12, 2015, 21:17 PM IST