SAUDI ARABIA: Death for the Assassin

"Regard not those killed for the sake of Allah as dead, for they are alive beside him, resplendent in his favor and rejoicing . . ." With those words in homage to the late King Faisal, Radio Riyadh thus ended its announcement that Prince Faisal ibn Musaed, the 26-year-old member of the Saudi Arabian royal family who murdered his uncle, King Faisal, last March 25 (TIME, April 7), had himself been put to death.

After weeks of investigation by Saudi authorities, the execution came swiftly. Loudspeaker vans rumbled through the streets of the Saudi capital one afternoon last week announcing that...

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