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cut the head of

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A court heard how Khan, 46, had plotted to kidnap and behead a British Muslim soldier.
His family said he had been beheaded, the country's state-run National News Agency reported.
A second soldier was beheaded at the same location, according to another photo of the scene.
In 2007, at a hearing In Guantanamo Bay, Khalid Sheikh Mohammed admitted that he had personally beheaded Pearl.
Asian Tribune is of the view that Sri Lanka should not hereafter allow our daughters and sisters to go to Saudi Arabia as Housemaids and beaten, 'slippered', disgraced and treated like inhuman by employers like Mr & Mrs Naif Jiziyan Khalaf Al Otaibi, (let them be cursed - let all Sri Lankans join in cursing such timid couples) who falsely alleged Rizana Nafeek of strangling and killing their 4 month old child and in the end a Sri Lankan juvenile worker was condemned and subsequently brutally beheaded.
TEHRAN (FNA)- The ISIL terrorist group beheaded a little girl in front of her mother and then made the mother to soak her hands in her daughter's blood.
But Guerrero downplayed the threat to behead the Germans, saying it was all just about money.
Gunmen abducted three members of Iraqi Prime Minister Iyad Allawi's family from their Baghdad home and threatened they would be beheaded in two days if the siege of Fallujah was not lifted.
A US marine held hostage in Iraq after deserting his unit has been beheaded by his captors, it was claimed last night.
To murder and even behead a helpless person is as ruthless as it is cowardly,'' she said.
The Philippines-based Abu Sayyaf militant group released a video threatening to behead a German hostage if Germany does not pay a $10 million ransom, (https://ent.siteintelgroup.com/Multimedia/abu-sayyaf-group-threatens-in-video-to-behead-german-hostage.html) SITE Intelligence Group reported Wednesday.
As radical groups have risen, so have the methods in which the efforts to behead and the beheadings themselves have been shared with the world.
Earlier, another Arab TV station broadcast video showing three hooded gunmen threatening to behead a Turkish hostage within three days unless the Americans release all Iraqi prisoners and all Turks leave Iraq.
In the video, Haque is seen dressed in black from head to foot and uses a serrated hunting knife to behead a prisoner against a desert backdrop - similar to the one featured in earlier beheading videos featuring "Jihadi John" Emwazi, (https://www.thesun.co.uk/news/2425541/british-jihadi-who-acted-as-anjem-choudarys-bodyguard-appears-in-gruesome-new-isis-beheading-film/) the Sun reported.
The Abu Sayyaf is a group of ruthless bandits known to behead their hostages unless ransom payments are made.