'Investigations led to her trial which proved she was guilty,' the interior ministry was quoted by SPA as saying.
Rape, murder, apostasy, armed robbery and drug trafficking are punishable by death in the oil-rich Gulf state, which is a close ally of Washington and a regular customer of both American and British arms companies.
It originally belonged to the Church of the East, an ancient Nestorian branch of Eastern Christianity in the Middle East. The Dilmun encompassed the east large side of the Arabian Peninsula, particularly in the Eastern Province of Saudi Arabia.
One of the earliest inscriptions naming Dilmun is that of King Ur-Nanshe of Lagash (c.
The kingdom of Lihyan (Arabic: لحيان) or Dedan is an Ancient North Arabian kingdom.
It was located in northwestern of the now-day Saudi Arabia, and is known for its Ancient North Arabian inscriptions dating to ca. Kindah was a tribal kingdom that was established in the Najd in central Arabia.
Saudi authorities identified Bassim as holding Burmese nationality but did not specify if she was from its Rohingya Muslim community.
The United Nations describes Rohingya as one of the world's most persecuted minorities.
Following his death in 632, his followers rapidly expanded the territory under Muslim rule beyond Arabia, conquering huge and unprecedented swathes of territory (from the Iberian Peninsula in west to modern day Pakistan in east) in a matter of decades.
Arabia soon became a more politically peripheral region of the Muslim world as the focus shifted to the vast and newly conquered lands.
The history before the foundation of Saudi Arabia divided into two phases: pre-Islam and after Islam.