Saudi Arabia beheads three more criminals days after new king assumes the throne

Obama with the new king.  UK PM David Cameron also met with King Salman.

Saudi Arabia has carried out the second, third and fourth beheadings under the reign of King Salman just days after he assumed the throne.

Today’s executions of the men, two of whom were accused of drug smuggling, show the oil-rich Arab state is unlikely to back down over the enforcement of its strict version of Sharia law.

One of the men, convicted heroin trafficker Latif Khan Nurzada from Pakistan, was executed in the holy city Mecca – within hours of the new king meeting U.S. President Barack Obama…

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  • mauser 98

    …trailer trash world tour

    “Michelle Obama faced backlash from Twitter users in Saudi Arabia on
    Tuesday for not wearing a head covering during her brief visit there
    with the president”

    http://www.politico.com/story/2015/01/michelle-obama-saudi-arabia-head-covering-criticism-114646.html

    • Exile1981

      I think for everyone’s sanity that Michelle should always be blurred out on national TV.

      • Raymond Hietapakka

        …HIDE THE TRUTH…

  • WalterBannon

    Don’t they know Obama is a gay muslim?

    Saudi Arabia needs to arrest him for insulting the prophet and stone him. Unless of course the new King is saying that being gay is following in the prophets footsteps?

  • Raymond Hietapakka

    Obama looks so skinny, does he have AIDS?

    • Clausewitz

      Check with Reggie.

  • Frances

    What – ze prez didn’t get to attend?

  • Linda1000

    I wonder why they didn’t wait until this coming Friday. Maybe they have too many scheduled.