Iraq to execute Islamic State prisoners in revenge for killings

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Prime minister gives order after bodies of eight hostages executed by Isis were found

Iraq’s prime minister, Haider al-Abadi, has ordered the immediate execution of all convicted jihadists on death row in swift retaliation for the Islamic State’s killing of eight captives.

Abadi ordered the immediate execution of “terrorists condemned to death whose sentences have passed the decisive stage”, his office said, referring to convicts whose appeals have been exhausted.

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