Iranian execution 'spree' drives up world death penalty rateExecutions up 31% in Iran in 2015, including four minors; worldwide death penalty rate at 25-year high.
HRW condemns Hamas execution of one of its own menHuman Rights Watch slams yet 'another extra-judicial killing by forces linked to Hamas', after senior commander killed for 'spying'.
Georgia man executed after 36 years on death row72-year-old put to death by lethal injection over 1979 robbery and murder.
Gaza: Hamas sentences four to death for 'spying for Israel'Three of the men sentenced have already fled Gaza, while a 23-year-old man faces execution for 'espionage.'
British-accented jihadi threatens UK in new ISIS execution videoVideo shows execution of five men led by terrorist with British accent; UK foreign office says it is 'examining' the video.
Man Arrested for 'Execution-Style' Murder of Texas CopPolice questioning man suspected of shooting sheriff's deputy in back at gas station last night.
North Korean Dictator Kills Vice Premier over TreesNorth Korea's Vice Premier has reportedly been executed by firing squad for voicing opposition to Kim Jong-un's forestry policies.
Hamas to Execute Palestinian for 'Collaboration' with IsraelHamas-run court in Gaza sentences man to death by hanging for 'collaborating with the occupation.'
Family of Murdered Hiker Demands Death PenaltyR' Itzik Gonen, cousin of hiker murdered by terrorists - some on PA payroll, some previously released - demands 'justice come to light.'
UAE Executes Murderer of US School TeacherJihad-inspired woman executed for stabbing American to death in a mall bathroom stall and planting a bomb outside American doctor's home.
Online Campaign Launched for Terrorist Death Penalty LawYisrael Beytenu's Sharon Gal pushes for public pressure ahead of critical debate Sunday on his bill to execute terrorists.
New ISIS Low: Caged Drowning, Decapitation NecklacesBrutal terror regime releases new video showing victims murdered gruesomely, including being locked in car and shot by RPG.
Saudi Beheading Streak Already Surpasses Last YearSaudi Arabia brings beheading tally to 100 just halfway through the year; human rights groups decry unfair trials and brutal punishment.
Saudi Arabia Looks for New Executioners, Beginners WelcomeNot Raqqa - Riyadh: Saudi government giving free training for aspiring executioners to carry out capital punishment under Sharia law.
Would a Modern Death Penalty be Kosher for Israel?Many Religious Zionists push for the implementation of the death penalty for convicted terrorists. Rabbi Dr. Jeffrey Woolf explains why.
Report: More Countries Using Death Penalty Due to TerrorPakistan, Cameroon, UAE adopt capital punishment for terrorism, Kenya and Russia moving to do the same.
Egypt Executes Muslim Brotherhood SupporterEgypt executes a supporter of the Muslim Brotherhood for a murder committed during riots in mid-2013.
ISIS Executes Sunni Tribesmen Ahead of Tikrit OffensiveIslamic State video shows four tribesmen, accused of collaborating with the government, being shot dead.
Japan: Video Showing ISIS Execution 'Highly Credible'Japan's PM says the credibility of a video announcing the execution of a Japanese hostage by ISIS is "high".
'Russian Spies' Executed by Child Soldier in Shocking ISIS VideoLatest ISIS propaganda video shows execution of two alleged agents from Russian FSB spy agency - by a child no older than 10.
Hollande Confirms Execution of Hostage in AlgeriaFrench President confirms the execution of Frenchman Herve Gourdel, says he will not be deterred by it.
Algerian IS Affiliate Decapitates French HostageThe Soldiers of the Caliphate release a video showing execution of French hostage.
Islamic State Beheads British Aid WorkerIslamic State video shows the execution of British aid worker David Haines in the same grisly manner as two American journalists.
Hamas Bans Public Celebrations in GazaAll celebrations - including weddings - banned from the public eye out of 'solidarity' with families still reeling from war.
U.S. Voices Concerns Over Iran ExecutionsThe United States voices concerns about the large number of executions in Iran, after an opposition activist is hanged.
Iran Behind 2013 Global Death Penalty IncreaseReport finds execution up 15% last year due to Iran's heavy-handed killing, despite general trend against execution.
Dramatic Video of Iranian's Desperate Struggle At GallowsIranian prisoner tries to fight off hangmen at public hanging, after last request to say goodbye to mother in audience denied.
Iranian Man in Botched Execution Will Not be 'Re-Hanged'Iranian court rules that Alireza M, who survived a previous hanging, will not undergo execution for a second time.
Syria's 'Good Officer' Dead After Trying to Talk to RebelsSyria has apparently put to death an officer who spoke to rebels, setting an example for others inclined to talking instead of shooting
Report: Iran Executed Twice As Many People in 2011Amnesty International report: Iran put to death more than twice as many people in 2011 as it did the year before.
'We Value Life' Calls for Death PenaltyDr. Abe Gill of the organization 'We Value Life' says Israel should institute a death penalty for terrorists.
Saddam's Half-Brothers to be ExecutedFive Saddam-era officials, including two of the late dictator's half-brothers, are slated for execution after being handed over to Iraqi officials
Iran Using Executions to Quell DissentHuman rights group say Iran is executing nearly two people per day, many in secret, to quell dissent.
IDF Mulls Death Penalty for Fogel MurderersNot for the first time, the IDF is considering the death penalty for blood-thirsty terrorists, this time for the murderers of the Fogels of Itamar.
Jewish Woman Executed in IranIranian human rights group reports that Iran executed an Israeli-born Jewish woman along with her Armenian Christian husband.
Dep. Min. Kara: Death Penalty for 'Modern Barbarians'Deputy Minister Ayoub Kara says he will propose a bill that would mete death penalty to murderers of children.
Hamas Court Sentences Accused Collaborator to DeathThree alleged collaborators with Israel have been found guilty by a Gaza court; one was sentenced to death.
PA Court: Death Penalty for Selling Land to JewsSelling land to Israel is a capital offense, a Palestinian Authority court in the Jerusalem area has ruled, overturning a lower court's verdict.
Hamas Kills Two Gazans for Allegedly Assisting IsraelHamas defies Abbas by bringing back the death penalty without Fatah's authorization. Two killed for allegedly assisting Israel.
Proposal: Death for Murderers who Kill ChildrenAfter a family is slain in a revenge attack, MKs call to institute the death penalty for those who murder children.
Call for Death Penalty RejectedThe family of a teenager murdered in a savage terrorist axe attack calls to implement the death penalty. Killer given life sentence instead.