Iranians hold aloft posters of Shia cleric Nimr al-Nimr during an anti-Saudi Arabia demonstration at the Imam Hossein square in Tehran. Photograph: EPA

The Government has said it “regrets” Saudi Arabia’s mass execution of 47 people, including a dissident Shia cleric and a man convicted of the murder o(...)

Irish  cameraman Simon Cumbers: “Simon was a pacifist, someone who would not have wanted the death penalty.” Photograph: AP Photo

The family of murdered Irish cameraman Simon Cumbers has declined to comment on the execution of his killer. Adel al-Dhubaiti was one of 47 men exe(...)

  Bronagh and Bob Cumbers, parents of BBC cameraman Simon Cumbers (in photo on left), shot dead in Saudi Arabia in 2004,  at their home in Navan in 2009. Photograph: Alan Betson

Al-Qaeda gunman Adel al-Dhubaiti, who murdered Irish cameraman Simon Cumbers and wounded BBC defence correspondent Frank Gardner in 2004, was execute(...)

Bronagh and Bob Cumbers, parents of BBC Cameraman Simon Cumbers (in photo on left) at their home in Navan. Cumbers (36) was shot and killed in 2004 when in the country working on a programme on al Qaeda. Photograph: Alan Betson/ The Irish Times

One of those responsible for the fatal shooting of Irish journalist Simon Cumbers in Riyadh in 2004 is believed to be among the 47 people executed in (...)

Flames rise from Saudi Arabia’s embassy during a demonstration in Tehran. Iranian protesters stormed the Saudi Embassy in Tehran early on Sunday  as Shia Muslim Iran reacted with fury to Saudi Arabia’s execution of a prominent Shia cleric. Photograph: Reuters

Saudi Arabia said on Sunday it had severed ties with Iran over the storming of the Saudi embassy in Tehran, in a worsening diplomatic crisis between t(...)

On guard: Honduran soldiers monitor a land occupation by farmers from the Trinidad community in April 2015. Photograph: Juana Esquivel

Guadalupe Gallerda can still remember the sound of gunfire echoing through her village, in the Lower Aguán Valley, in Honduras, the day her husband(...)

 Bronagh and Bob Cumbers, parents of BBC Cameraman Simon Cumbers (in photo on left) at their home in Navan. Cumbers (36) was shot and killed in 2004 when in the country working on a programme on al-Qaeda.   Photograph: Alan Betson/ The Irish Times

The man who killed Irish BBC cameraman Simon Cumbers in Saudi Arabia 10 years ago has been sentenced to death by a court in the kingdom. Adil Sa’ad Al(...)

 The “genocidaires” dressed in orange: prisoners convicted for crimes of genocide who are now engaged in community work. Photograph: Deirdre McQuillan

Francine Murengezi Ingabire. Age: 12. Favourite sport: swimming. Favourite food: eggs and chips. Favourite drink: milk and Fanta. Best friend: (...)