Saudi court sentences man to death for stabbing Spanish theatre group

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A court in Saudi Arabia has sentenced a Yemeni man to death for a knife attack on members of a Spanish theatre group performing in Riyadh, state TV says.

An accomplice, whose nationality was not given, was jailed for 12 years.

At least three people were wounded in the attack on 11 November, which the authorities blamed on al-Qaeda.

5 Saudis sentenced to death for role in killing Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi

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Five men have been sentenced to death for their roles in the killing of former Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashogghi, Saudi Arabia’s public prosecutor announced Monday. The five unnamed individuals have been sentenced to death for “committing and directly participating in the murder of the victim,” according to the Saudi public prosecutor.