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September 22, 1989
Sixteen Shiite Muslims from Kuwait were beheaded in Saudi Arabia for exploding two bombs in Mecca last July at the height of the Muslim pilgrimage to the holy city, the Saudi Interior Ministry said. A statement carried by the official Saudi Press Agency said 10 of those beheaded were of Iranian origin and two were of Saudi descent. The statement implicitly blamed Iran for the attacks, which killed a man and wounded 16 others.
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April 2, 1989 | From Reuters
Five men convicted of murder or rape were beheaded, the Interior Ministry said Saturday.
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March 19, 1989 | From Reuters
Two men convicted of kidnaping, raping and murdering a girl were beheaded in Buraida, 185 miles north of Riyadh, after Friday prayers, the Interior Ministry said Saturday.
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July 12, 1987 | From Reuters
Two Saudi Arabians were beheaded in the holy city of Medina on Friday for raping and killing a boy while under the influence of narcotics, the Interior Ministry said.
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