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US sanctions Iranian judge who sentenced wrestler to death

US sanctions Iranian judge who sentenced wrestler to death

United States imposes sanctions on Iranian judge who sentenced a wrestler to death over his role in protests.Ben Ariel, 25/09/2020 06:15
Iran executes champion wrestler convicted of murdering security guard

Iran executes champion wrestler convicted of murdering security guard

'Entire world should be shocked at execution' of Iranian wrestler Navad Afkari, Israeli judo chair says.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/09/2020 21:56
Iran executes man accused of spying for Israel and the CIA

Iran executes man accused of spying for Israel and the CIA

Alleged Mossad, CIA spy executed in Iran, after being convicted of aiding in targeted assassination of top Iranian general.Arutz Sheva Staff, AFP, 20/07/2020 07:36
Number of executions globally dropped significantly in 2019

Number of executions globally dropped significantly in 2019

Number of executions drops globally, but certain countries still see a rise.Arutz Sheva Staff, 21/04/2020 15:58
Iran executes alleged US spy

Iran executes alleged US spy

Former Iranian Department of Defense contractor executed for spying for the US government.Ben Ariel, 23/06/2019 06:51
Gaza sentences 6 people to hang for 'collaborating' with Israel

Gaza sentences 6 people to hang for 'collaborating' with Israel

Court in Gaza City sentences six to death, weeks after Israeli undercover team found in southern Gaza Strip.AFP, 03/12/2018 14:43
'This is not a 'terror attack' - it's an execution'

'This is not a 'terror attack' - it's an execution'

Media personality: 'We did not come to Israel so that Jews would be tied and shot like dogs. That's why we left the Diaspora.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 07/10/2018 15:35
Gaza family executes own member for collaborating with Israel

Gaza family executes own member for collaborating with Israel

Gazan family says it killed a relative after being told by Hamas he had helped Israel track down and kill three senior Hamas members.Elad Benari, Canada, 19/01/2018 20:55
Egypt hangs 15 convicted terrorists

Egypt hangs 15 convicted terrorists

Egyptian authorities execute 15 prisoners convicted of attacks in the Sinai Peninsula.Ben Ariel, 27/12/2017 05:36
Saudi Arabia executes four terrorists

Saudi Arabia executes four terrorists

Saudi Arabia executes four people convicted of terrorism in Qatif in the eastern part of the kingdom.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/07/2017 05:15
Hamas executes 3 men for assassination of terrorist leader

Hamas executes 3 men for assassination of terrorist leader

Hamas defies international pleas for mercy, executes suspects in assassination of top military leader in Gaza.AFP and Arutz Sheva Staff, 25/05/2017 19:16
Hamas to execute top terrorist's 'assassins' on Thursday

Hamas to execute top terrorist's 'assassins' on Thursday

Hamas announces the execution of three men found guilty of assassinating Mazen Faqha will take place on Thursday.Elad Benari, 25/05/2017 04:37
Human Rights Watch blasts Hamas executions

Human Rights Watch blasts Hamas executions

Human Rights Watch on urges Hamas to stop barbaric practice of executing alleged collaborators.Arutz Sheva Staff, 07/04/2017 06:04
ISIS conducts mass execution in Syria

ISIS conducts mass execution in Syria

Islamic terror group butchers 33 people with 'sharp tools' in mass execution in Syria.David Rosenberg, 06/04/2017 17:07
Hamas hangs three Gaza 'collaborators' with Israel

Hamas hangs three Gaza 'collaborators' with Israel

Gaza's Hamas rulers hanged three men they accused of collaborating with Israel in the elimination of senior Hamas official Mazen Faqha.AFP, 06/04/2017 11:55
EU condemns Hamas's death penalties

EU condemns Hamas's death penalties

EU condemns Hamas for sentencing two men found guilty of drug trafficking to death.Ben Ariel, 22/03/2017 05:13
Jordan executes 10 convicted on terror charges

Jordan executes 10 convicted on terror charges

Jordan executes 15 people, including 10 terrorists, in the largest mass execution in recent history.Ben Ariel, 05/03/2017 04:59
Hamas sentences 3 to death for 'collaboration' with Israel

Hamas sentences 3 to death for 'collaboration' with Israel

Military court in Gaza sentences three to death by hanging for "collaborating" with Israel.Elad Benari, 20/02/2017 02:16
PLO blasts Hamas decision to execute a Gazan woman

PLO blasts Hamas decision to execute a Gazan woman

PLO's Hanan Ashrawi denounces Hamas’s decision to sentence a 26-year-old Gazan woman to death for killing her husband.Elad Benari, 21/12/2016 05:39
Gazan woman sentenced to death for murdering her husband

Gazan woman sentenced to death for murdering her husband

Gazan woman convicted of murdering her husband. If executed, she will be the first woman executed in Gaza.Dalit Halevi, 14/12/2016 05:15
Iran executes nuclear scientist for 'spying'

Iran executes nuclear scientist for 'spying'

Iran executes nuclear scientist convicted of handing over "confidential and vital" information to the United States.Elad Benari, 08/08/2016 05:12
Hamas sentences three 'spies for Israel' to death

Hamas sentences three 'spies for Israel' to death

Military court in Gaza sentences three local residents to death after they were convicted of spying for Israel.Dalit Halevi, 20/07/2016 06:46
ISIS claims killing of five Syrian journalists

ISIS claims killing of five Syrian journalists

Jihadist group publishes video showing the execution-style killing of five journalists kidnapped in eastern Syria.Arutz Sheva Staff, 27/06/2016 06:45
Hamas executes three men for murder

Hamas executes three men for murder

Hamas authorities in Gaza execute three men behind closed doors, security sources say.Ben Ariel, 01/06/2016 03:15
Amnesty warns about executions in Saudi Arabia

Amnesty warns about executions in Saudi Arabia

Amnesty International warns more than 100 people might be executed by Saudi Arabia in the first six months of 2016.Ben Ariel, Canada, 28/05/2016 02:04
Hamas: We can execute without Abbas's consent

Hamas: We can execute without Abbas's consent

Hamas claims that the death penalty in Gaza can be carried out without the consent of PA chairman.Ben Ariel, 27/05/2016 02:15
UN report blasts Hamas over executions

UN report blasts Hamas over executions

UN envoy takes Hamas to task over executions, while chiding Israel over terrorist deaths.Arutz Sheva Staff, 26/05/2016 09:33
UN envoy alarmed over Hamas's public executions

UN envoy alarmed over Hamas's public executions

UN's Middle East envoy warns that Hamas's planned public executions are illegal.Ben Ariel, 26/05/2016 05:16
Hamas planning public executions of criminals

Hamas planning public executions of criminals

Hamas announces plans to carry out a series of public executions in Gaza.Ben Ariel, 23/05/2016 05:43
Turkey nabs ISIS executioner

Turkey nabs ISIS executioner

Seven ISIS members, including a senior leader and executioner responsible for several murders in Syria, arrested in raid.Arutz Sheva Staff, 16/05/2016 12:27
Hundreds in France protest 'executioner' Rouhani

Hundreds in France protest 'executioner' Rouhani

Iranian president given raucous welcome over the execution of 2,000 people since he came to power, as protesters demand justice.Arutz Sheva Staff, 28/01/2016 20:55
Saudis behead 50 in first ten days of 2016

Saudis behead 50 in first ten days of 2016

Saudi Arabia executes Ethiopian woman on questionable charges, but UN Human Rights Council chair already falling short of its 2015 record.Ari Yashar, 10/01/2016 21:00
Saudi Arabia: Those executed received a fair trial

Saudi Arabia: Those executed received a fair trial

Saudi Arabia's mission to the UN defends the execution of 47 men, including Shiite cleric Nimr al-Nimr which angered Iran.Arutz Sheva Staff, 05/01/2016 06:46
Fatah casts US co-star in Israel 'execution' video

Fatah casts US co-star in Israel 'execution' video

Cartoon on official page of Abbas's faction mimics ISIS execution videos, showing US supporting IDF as it 'executes' Palestinian kids.Ari Yashar, 15/12/2015 18:48
ISIS explains how it brought down Russian plane

ISIS explains how it brought down Russian plane

ISIS's English magazine announces it executed Chinese and Norwegian hostages, shows photo of how bomb smuggled in can.Arutz Sheva Staff, 18/11/2015 17:48
Iran open to discussing human rights violations?

Iran open to discussing human rights violations?

UN rapporteur says Iran is willing to discuss alleged human rights violations but hasn't taken any concrete steps.Ben Ariel, 27/10/2015 06:45
ISIS uses Palmyra site to execute three people

ISIS uses Palmyra site to execute three people

ISIS executes three people in Syria's ancient city of Palmyra by binding them to three historic columns and blowing them up.Ben Ariel, 27/10/2015 04:42
Saudi Arabia to execute pro-democracy cleric

Saudi Arabia to execute pro-democracy cleric

Saudi Arabia's Supreme Court rejects appeal against the death sentence for Shiite cleric who called for pro-democracy protests.Ben Ariel, 26/10/2015 04:46
PLO Threatens Israel for 'Executing' Terrorists

PLO Threatens Israel for 'Executing' Terrorists

PLO unity government runs wild with whitewashing of 'youths' trying to murder Jews, threatens the situation may 'blow up completely.'Dalit Halevi, 21/10/2015 15:16
UN Chief Urges Iran to Halt Executions

UN Chief Urges Iran to Halt Executions

UN Secretary-General calls on Iran to impose a moratorium on executions after two juvenile offenders hanged.Ben Ariel, 20/10/2015 04:45
Hamas Sentences Man to Die for 'Collaborating'

Hamas Sentences Man to Die for 'Collaborating'

Terror group refuses to provide details on the trial after sentencing 28 year-old to die for allegedly collaborating against the Islamists.Arutz Sheva Staff, 24/08/2015 21:40
ISIS Executed 2,000 in Mosul Since Takeover

ISIS Executed 2,000 in Mosul Since Takeover

Officials says ISIS has executed more than 2,000 people in and around the Iraqi city of Mosul since seizing it last year.Ben Ariel, Canada, 07/08/2015 22:55
Iran's 'Execution Spree' Continues

Iran's 'Execution Spree' Continues

43-year-old mother among those executed as Iran ups its killing-rate. Amnesty condemns 'premeditated, judicially-sanctioned' mass killings.Ari Soffer, 30/07/2015 18:00
Syrian Rebels Execute 18 ISIS Fighters

Syrian Rebels Execute 18 ISIS Fighters

Fighters from Jaysh al-Islam kill 18 Islamic State jihadists in gruesome video mimicking ISIS execution clips.Arutz Sheva Staff, 01/07/2015 12:09
Three Beheaded in Saudi Arabia

Three Beheaded in Saudi Arabia

Riyadh decapitates one Syrian drug trafficker and two Saudis convicted of murder amid dispute over fair trial.Arutz Sheva Staff, 09/06/2015 15:46
Saudi Arabia Looks for New Executioners

Saudi Arabia Looks for New Executioners

Not Raqqa - Riyadh: Saudi government giving free training for aspiring executioners to carry out capital punishment under Sharia law.Tova Dvorin, 29/05/2015 13:20
ISIS Executes 20 Men in Palmyra

ISIS Executes 20 Men in Palmyra

ISIS publicly executes 20 men accused of fighting for the Syrian regime.Arutz Sheva Staff, 28/05/2015 02:42
Watch: Activists 'Punk' Iranian Foreign Minister

Watch: Activists 'Punk' Iranian Foreign Minister

Human rights activists hand out free ice cream at NYU event where Iranian RM Javad Zarif speaking, to 'celebrate' over 1,000 executions.Ari Soffer, 03/05/2015 16:25
A Run Down of ISIS's Hit List

A Run Down of ISIS's Hit List

From beheadings to burnings and everything in between, all the atrocities since last August show what the Islamic State really looks like.Arutz Sheva Staff, 16/02/2015 18:48
Liberman Praises Jordanian King for Executions

Liberman Praises Jordanian King for Executions

Foreign Minister Avigdor Liberman on Wednesday praised Jordan's King Abdullah for executing two terrorists in 'revenge' against ISIS.Yaakov Levi, 04/02/2015 16:03
Analysts: Who is Sajida al-Rishawi?

Analysts: Who is Sajida al-Rishawi?

Why did ISIS drop its demand for $200 million in ransom, and instead seek the release of a female terrorist in Jordanian custody?Yaakov Levi, 25/01/2015 14:55
ISIS Executes Nearly 2,000 in Syria in Six Months

ISIS Executes Nearly 2,000 in Syria in Six Months

Syrian monitoring organization says ISIS has killed 1,878 people in Syria over the past six months.Arutz Sheva Staff, 29/12/2014 05:13
ISIS Executes Fighters who Tried to Escape

ISIS Executes Fighters who Tried to Escape

ISIS executes 100 of its own foreign fighters who tried to flee their headquarters in the Syrian city of Raqqa.Arutz Sheva Staff, 21/12/2014 05:02
ISIS Continues to Execute 'Criminals'

ISIS Continues to Execute 'Criminals'

ISIS recently executed two Syrian men convicted of collaborating with the Assad regime.Dalit Halevi and Elad Benari, 16/12/2014 02:12
Iran: Most Executions Are Over Drug Smuggling

Iran: Most Executions Are Over Drug Smuggling

93 percent of executions in the country involve drug smuggling, says Iranian official in response to UN report.Arutz Sheva Staff, 02/11/2014 04:46
UN Concerned Over Continued Executions in Iran

UN Concerned Over Continued Executions in Iran

UN's rapporteur for Iran says there is a surge of executions in the country, even under "reformist" Rouhani.Ben Ariel, 28/10/2014 05:42
Iranian Man Executed for 'Heresy'

Iranian Man Executed for 'Heresy'

Former psychologist executed for heresy in Iran after being convicted of “corruption on earth and heresy in religion.”Ben Ariel, 01/10/2014 05:13