Saudi Arabia’s execution of a leading Shiite cleric has triggered the worst crisis between the Sunni kingdom and its chief Middle Eastern foe, Iran, in more than two decades.
The execution of Nimr al-Nimr, who was a vocal critic of Saudi Arabia’s ruling royal family, triggered international condemnation, with the harshest reaction coming from Iran.
13:23 Alabama Inmate Whose Execution Had Been Delayed Seven Times Has Been Put to Death20
09:05 Tommy Arthur, Inmate Who Escaped Death 7 Times, Is Executed17
09:05 Alabama executes Tommy Arthur, who escaped 7 prior execution dates17
22:41 The Latest: Supreme Court issues temporary stay on execution17