UAE Executes American Teacher's Killer: Report

A woman convicted of terrorism after the militant-inspired killing of an American schoolteacher Ibolya Ryan in 2014, was executed by the United Arab Emirates Monday, the state news agency WAM reported. Ala'a Badr Abdullah al-Hashemi, 31, was sentenced to death on June 29 for stabbing Romanian-born Ryan in the restroom of a shopping mall in Abu Dhabi. Hashemi was also convicted of setting up a social media account to spread militant ideology with the intention of undermining the government and of giving money to militants for attacks, WAM reported. The report did not reveal how Hashemi was executed.

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