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Iranian students given 99 lashes for coed party

Dozens of students arrested, lashed as Islamic regime ramps up crack down on 'immoral behavior'.

Iranian college students given 99 lashes for coed party

Swedish FM Blasts 'Medieval' Saudi Arabia

Swedish Foreign Minister Margot Wallstrom accuses Saudi Arabia of handing a "medieval" punishment to blogger sentenced to 1,000 lashes.

Swedish Foreign Minister Blasts 'Medieval' Saudi Arabia

Saudi Court Upholds Sentence for Blogger

Saudi Arabia's supreme court upholds a sentence of 10 years in jail and 1,000 lashes against blogger Raif Badawi.

Saudi Court Upholds Sentence for Blogger who 'Insulted Islam'

Iranian Dog Owners Could Face Lashes

Iranian parliamentarians propose a bill that will impose severe penalties on owners of "unclean" dogs.

Iranian Dog Owners Could Face Lashes Under Proposed Law

Iran: 'Happy' Video Makers Sentenced to 91 Lashes

Six Iranian youths given suspended jail sentences, lashes, for producing viral version of Pharrell William's hit single.

Iran: 'Happy' Music Video Makers Sentenced to 91 Lashesplayer

Saudi Blogger Given 10 Years for 'Insulting Islam'

Blogger given 10 years in prison, 1,000 lashes and a fine after being convicted of insulting Islam".

Saudi Blogger Given 10 Years, Lashes for 'Insulting Islam'

New Hamas Law Mandates Lashes, Amputations

Hamas replaces 80-year-old law with Sharia system. Rivals slam law for 'widening split,' threatening 'multicultural Palestinian society.'

Gaza: New Hamas Law Mandates Lashes, Amputations

Coming Soon to Gaza: Lashes in Criminal Code

Hamas taking another step towards the full implementation of Sharia law in Gaza, will introduce lashes for certain offenses.

Coming Soon to Gaza: Lashes in Criminal Code

Syria: 25 Lashes for Failing to Pray

Rebels' Islamic court punishes two men who did not take part in Friday prayers at the mosque.

Syria: 25 Lashes for Failing to Prayplayer

Syria: Lashes in Town Square for 'Adultery'

New incident demonstrates gradual takeover of Sharia law in once-moderate state.

Syria: Lashes in Town Square for 'Adultery' as Sharia Law Reignsplayer

50 Lashes for Twitter Insult

Saudi Arabian man sentenced to lashes for insulting his tribe on Twitter.

50 Lashes for Twitter Insult

Three Arabs Wounded in 'Wild West' Village Feud

Seven residents of Tuba Zangariya arrested after incident involving gunfire, intentional car collision.

Three Arabs Wounded in 'Wild West' Village Feud

Saudi Court Sentences Woman to 50 Lashes

A Saudi court sentenced a woman to 50 lashes for swearing at her friend via text message.

Saudi Court Sentences Woman to 50 Lashes for Swearing

Australian to Get 500 Lashes for Blasphemy

Insulting the friends of the founder of Islam earned an Australian national 500 lashes and a year in jail in Saudi Arabia last month.

Saudi Arabia to Give Australian 500 Lashes, Jail for Blasphemy

74 Lashes for Student's Insult of Ahmadinejad

An Iranian student freed from prison received 74 lashes on the way out the door for “insulting” President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad.

In Iran: 74 Lashes for Student, 90 Lashes for Actress