UAE woman 'sentenced to death for killing US teacher'

FRENCH PRESS AGENCY - AFP
ABU DHABI
Published 29.06.2015 21:39

A United Arab Emirates court sentenced an Emirati woman to death on Monday after convicting her of the murder of an American teacher, Abu Dhabi newspaper The National reported. Alaa Bader al-Hashemi, 30, was found guilty of stabbing to death school teacher Ibolya Ryan, 47, in a shopping mall toilet, the paper said. She was also convicted of "creating a handmade bomb" she placed in front of an Egyptian-American doctor's home, it added. The attacks took place within hours of each other in the UAE capital on December 1.

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