Explosives stolen from army base in France

Explosives, 180 detonators and around 40 grenades were stolen from an army base in the southern French town of Miramas, near Marseille, a source close to investigation said on Tuesday.

Saudi beheads 88th person, exceeding last year`s total

 The number of people beheaded in Saudi Arabia this year overtook the total for all of 2014 on Tuesday, despite activists` concerns that trials are not conducted fairly.

Pakistani beheaded in Saudi Arabia, 84 executions in 2015

Saudi Arabia on Sunday beheaded a Pakistani national convicted of drug trafficking, bringing to 84 the number of such executions in the kingdom in 2015.

Three Yemenis beheaded in Saudi, 83 executions in 2015

Saudi Arabia beheaded three Yemenis for drug trafficking on Wednesday, bringing to 83 the number of executions in little more than four months, compared with 87 all of last year.

Saudi executions set `unprecedented` pace

Saudi Arabia has beheaded dozens of convicts, including foreign drug traffickers, since the start of the year in what Amnesty International calls an unprecedented pace of executions in the kingdom.

Saudi gunpoint rapist beheaded

Saudi Arabia beheaded a convicted rapist on Tuesday, bringing to 36 the number of death sentences carried out in the kingdom this year.

Chiang statue beheaded as Taiwan marks `White Terror`

A statue of Taiwan`s former leader Chiang Kai-shek was beheaded in another sign of growing fears over Chinese influence on the island as it marked the anniversary of a 1947 massacre that left thousands dead, reports said Sunday.

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.