Saudis behead two men convicted of drug smuggling

Saudi authorities beheaded two Thai men Monday convicted of smuggling drugs, the official Saudi Press Agency reported. The two men, whose names were only released in Arabic and could not reliably be translated, were convicted of bringing a large quantity of hashish into the country hidden inside a sportswear shipment, according to an Interior Ministry statement carried by SPA. SPA said the two Thais were executed in the eastern city of al-Dammam.