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Iranian execution 'spree' drives up world death penalty rate

Executions up 31% in Iran in 2015, including four minors; worldwide death penalty rate at 25-year high.Tova Dvorin, 4/6/2016, 7:23 PM

HRW condemns Hamas execution of one of its own men

Human Rights Watch slams yet 'another extra-judicial killing by forces linked to Hamas', after senior commander killed for 'spying'.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/8/2016, 11:21 AM

Georgia man executed after 36 years on death row

72-year-old put to death by lethal injection over 1979 robbery and murder.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/3/2016, 3:12 PM

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.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/13/2016, 5:30 PM

British-accented jihadi threatens UK in new ISIS execution video

Video shows execution of five men led by terrorist with British accent; UK foreign office says it is 'examining' the video.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/4/2016, 11:59 AM

Man Arrested for 'Execution-Style' Murder of Texas Cop

Police questioning man suspected of shooting sheriff's deputy in back at gas station last night.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/29/2015, 10:21 PM

North Korean Dictator Kills Vice Premier over Trees

North Korea's Vice Premier has reportedly been executed by firing squad for voicing opposition to Kim Jong-un's forestry policies.Cynthia Blank, 8/12/2015, 3:46 PM

Hamas to Execute Palestinian for 'Collaboration' with Israel

Hamas-run court in Gaza sentences man to death by hanging for 'collaborating with the occupation.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/6/2015, 1:37 PM

Family of Murdered Hiker Demands Death Penalty

R' Itzik Gonen, cousin of hiker murdered by terrorists - some on PA payroll, some previously released - demands 'justice come to light.'Benny Toker, 7/17/2015, 3:00 PM

UAE Executes Murderer of US School Teacher

Jihad-inspired woman executed for stabbing American to death in a mall bathroom stall and planting a bomb outside American doctor's home.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/13/2015, 11:24 AM

Online Campaign Launched for Terrorist Death Penalty Law

Yisrael Beytenu's Sharon Gal pushes for public pressure ahead of critical debate Sunday on his bill to execute terrorists.Hezki Baruch, 7/8/2015, 1:00 PM

New ISIS Low: Caged Drowning, Decapitation Necklaces

Brutal terror regime releases new video showing victims murdered gruesomely, including being locked in car and shot by RPG.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/23/2015, 4:19 PM

Saudi Beheading Streak Already Surpasses Last Year

Saudi Arabia brings beheading tally to 100 just halfway through the year; human rights groups decry unfair trials and brutal punishment.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/15/2015, 1:11 PM

Saudi Arabia Looks for New Executioners, Beginners Welcome

Not Raqqa - Riyadh: Saudi government giving free training for aspiring executioners to carry out capital punishment under Sharia law.Tova Dvorin, 5/29/2015, 1:20 PM

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.Gedalyah Reback, 4/7/2015, 11:53 PM

Report: More Countries Using Death Penalty Due to Terror

Pakistan, Cameroon, UAE adopt capital punishment for terrorism, Kenya and Russia moving to do the same.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/1/2015, 9:00 AM

Egypt Executes Muslim Brotherhood Supporter

Egypt executes a supporter of the Muslim Brotherhood for a murder committed during riots in mid-2013.Ben Ariel, 3/8/2015, 4:23 AM

ISIS Executes Sunni Tribesmen Ahead of Tikrit Offensive

Islamic State video shows four tribesmen, accused of collaborating with the government, being shot dead.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/2/2015, 3:28 PM

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".Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/25/2015, 3:20 AM

'Russian Spies' Executed by Child Soldier in Shocking ISIS Video

Latest ISIS propaganda video shows execution of two alleged agents from Russian FSB spy agency - by a child no older than 10.Ari Soffer, 1/13/2015, 5:20 PM

Hollande Confirms Execution of Hostage in Algeria

French President confirms the execution of Frenchman Herve Gourdel, says he will not be deterred by it.Ben Ariel, Canada, 9/24/2014, 9:57 PM

Algerian IS Affiliate Decapitates French Hostage

The Soldiers of the Caliphate release a video showing execution of French hostage.Ben Ariel, Canada, 9/24/2014, 8:11 PM

Islamic State Beheads British Aid Worker

Islamic State video shows the execution of British aid worker David Haines in the same grisly manner as two American journalists.Ben Ariel, 9/14/2014, 4:12 AM

Hamas Bans Public Celebrations in Gaza

All celebrations - including weddings - banned from the public eye out of 'solidarity' with families still reeling from war.Dalit Halevi, Tova Dvorin, 9/10/2014, 9:56 PM

U.S. Voices Concerns Over Iran Executions

The United States voices concerns about the large number of executions in Iran, after an opposition activist is hanged.Elad Benari, 6/3/2014, 4:42 AM

Iran Behind 2013 Global Death Penalty Increase

Report finds execution up 15% last year due to Iran's heavy-handed killing, despite general trend against execution.Ari Yashar, 3/27/2014, 11:53 AM

Dramatic Video of Iranian's Desperate Struggle At Gallows

Iranian prisoner tries to fight off hangmen at public hanging, after last request to say goodbye to mother in audience denied.Dalit Halevi, Ari Yashar, 2/28/2014, 12:47 PM

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.Ari Soffer & Elad Benari, 10/23/2013, 8:11 PM

Syria's 'Good Officer' Dead After Trying to Talk to Rebels

Syria has apparently put to death an officer who spoke to rebels, setting an example for others inclined to talking instead of shootingDavid Lev, 7/29/2013, 4:28 PM

Report: Iran Executed Twice As Many People in 2011

Amnesty International report: Iran put to death more than twice as many people in 2011 as it did the year before.Elad Benari, 2/28/2012, 7:13 AM

'We Value Life' Calls for Death Penalty

Dr. Abe Gill of the organization 'We Value Life' says Israel should institute a death penalty for terrorists.Ben Bresky, 2/15/2012, 10:45 PM

Saddam's Half-Brothers to be Executed

Five Saddam-era officials, including two of the late dictator's half-brothers, are slated for execution after being handed over to Iraqi officialsGabe Kahn., 7/16/2011, 9:30 PM

Iran Using Executions to Quell Dissent

Human rights group say Iran is executing nearly two people per day, many in secret, to quell dissent.Gabe Kahn., 7/12/2011, 10:20 PM

IDF Mulls Death Penalty for Fogel Murderers

Not 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.Chana Ya'ar, 5/22/2011, 11:32 AM

Jewish Woman Executed in Iran

Iranian human rights group reports that Iran executed an Israeli-born Jewish woman along with her Armenian Christian husband.Elad Benari, 5/17/2011, 4:15 AM

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.Gil Ronen, 3/14/2011, 6:18 PM

Hamas Court Sentences Accused Collaborator to Death

Three alleged collaborators with Israel have been found guilty by a Gaza court; one was sentenced to death.Elad Benari, 12/8/2010, 10:30 AM

PA Court: Death Penalty for Selling Land to Jews

Selling land to Israel is a capital offense, a Palestinian Authority court in the Jerusalem area has ruled, overturning a lower court's verdict.Gil Ronen, 9/20/2010, 12:40 PM

Hamas Kills Two Gazans for Allegedly Assisting Israel

Hamas defies Abbas by bringing back the death penalty without Fatah's authorization. Two killed for allegedly assisting Israel.Maayana Miskin, 4/15/2010, 8:30 PM

Proposal: Death for Murderers who Kill Children

After a family is slain in a revenge attack, MKs call to institute the death penalty for those who murder children.Maayana Miskin, 11/2/2009, 9:06 PM

Call for Death Penalty Rejected

The family of a teenager murdered in a savage terrorist axe attack calls to implement the death penalty. Killer given life sentence instead.Maayana Miskin, 8/11/2009, 8:06 PM