Body of slain French hostage to be flown home from Algeria

The body of a French tourist who was kidnapped and beheaded by jihadists in Algeria last September is to be flown home on Monday, a source close to the case told AFP.

Algeria finds body of beheaded Frenchman: Security sources

 The body of French tourist Herve Gourdel, who was beheaded in Algeria by jihadists in September, has been found by the army, security sources told AFP on Thursday.

Saudi beheads Pakistani heroin smuggler

Saudi Arabia on Thursday beheaded a Pakistani man for heroin smuggling, the 13th prisoner from Pakistan to be executed in the kingdom for drug trafficking since mid-October.

Algeria kills jihadist chief behind Frenchman`s murder

The Algerian army said on Tuesday it had killed the head of a militant group that beheaded a French tourist after it had pledged allegiance to the Islamic State group.

Saudi beheads drug smuggler in 66th execution of year

Saudi Arabia on Wednesday beheaded a convicted drug trafficker, the interior ministry announced, bringing to 66 the number of executions this year despite international concerns.

Sixth Pakistani in three weeks beheaded in Saudi

Saudi Arabia on Thursday executed a Pakistani for heroin smuggling, bringing to six the number of convicted Pakistani drug smugglers beheaded over the past three weeks.

Saudi beheads Pakistani drug smuggler

Saudi Arabia beheaded a Pakistani today for trafficking heroin hidden in his stomach into the kingdom, the interior ministry said, the latest in dozens of executions this year.

Islamist gunmen kill two soldiers in western Algeria

Islamist gunmen have killed two soldiers in western Algeria less than a week after jihadist-linked militants beheaded a French hostage they abducted east of the capital, press reports said Monday.

Islamic State terror spillover: Extremists behead another Lebanese soldier
Islamic State terror spillover: Extremists behead another Lebanese soldier

Just days after Lebanon put to rest its first soldier beheaded by the barbaric Islamic State militants, the Sunni extremists claim to have decapitated another soldier, reports said Saturday.

Woman found beheaded in London garden

A woman has been found beheaded in a back garden in north London with police saying the killing was not related to a terrorist act. The body was found in Edmonton after police were called just after 1pm by residents who had seen a man armed with a knife.

Two Saudis beheaded for murdering compatriots

Two Saudi men were decapitated by sword on Sunday for separate murder charges, the interior ministry said.

Saudi beheaded for torturing his toddler to death

A Saudi man was beheaded Tuesday for torturing and beating his two-year-old boy to death, while another was executed for practising sorcery, the interior ministry said.

Philippine worker beheaded in Libya: Government

Suspected militiamen have beheaded a Philippine worker in Libya after singling him out because he was not a Muslim, the Philippine Foreign Department said Monday.

Saudi beheads two for raping minors

Saudi authorities beheaded Wednesday two nationals convicted of raping minors in two separate cases, in one of which the culprit killed the victim, the interior ministry said.

Six contractors found beheaded in Afghanistan

Afghan police say the decapitated bodies of six government contractors were found in a southern province, apparent victims of Taliban insurgents who regularly target state projects.

Syrian rebels mistakenly behead fellow extremist

An al Qaeda-linked rebel group in Syria reportedly beheaded a fellow extremist by mistaking him to be an Iraqi Shia fighting on the Bashar al-Assad’s regime side.

Saudi beheaded for tribal killing

Saudi authorities beheaded a citizen in the western province of Taif today after he was convicted of shooting dead another man, the interior ministry announced.

Saudi beheaded for tribal killing

Saudi authorities beheaded a citizen in the western province of Taif today after he was convicted of shooting dead another man, the interior ministry announced.

Soldier beheaded in suspected terror attack in London

In a suspected terror attack, a soldier in London on Wednesday was beheaded in broad daylight with a machete.

Saudi beheaded after killing 3 in car chase

Saudi authorities beheaded a citizen in the northern town of Hael Tuesday after he was convicted of intentionally causing the deaths of three people during a car chase, the interior ministry announced.