After State Dep’t Invokes Saudi Denunciation of ISIS, Reporter Notes That Saudis Behead People

August 21, 2014 | 1:29 AM EDT

After State Department spokeswoman Marie Harf on Wednesday pointed to a statement by Saudi Arabia’s highest religious leader condemning the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIS/ISIL), a reporter pointed out beheadings form part of the kingdom’s system of criminal punishment.