Saudi Arabia executes 47 on terror charges, including Shi’ite cleric

January 2, 2016 8:46 AM

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Saudi Arabia executes 47 on terror charges, including Shi’ite cleric

Iran says executing Nimr ‘would cost Saudi Arabia dearly’

Riyadh: Saudi Arabia executed 47 people on Saturday for terrorism, mostly suspected al Qaeda members but also a prominent Shi’ite Muslim cleric, Nimr al-Nimr, interior ministry said in a statement broadcast on state television.

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