Saudis behead Ethiopian woman convicted of murder

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May 9, 2007 18:50

Saudi authorities on Wednesday beheaded an Ethiopian woman convicted of killing an Egyptian man over a dispute, the Interior Ministry said in a statement. Khadija Bint Ibrahim Moussa was found guilty of fatally stabbing Mohammed Kamal Shaheen, according to the statement carried by the Saudi Press Agency. Moussa stabbed Shaheen in the neck while he was asleep and then beat his head with a glass bottle. She was executed in the Red Sea port city of Jiddah. No other details were known. Moussa was the second woman to be executed this year. The kingdom last beheaded two women in 2005.


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