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What does it mean when you dream about beheading?

A dream of being beheaded may indicate traumatic memories about bad judgments and wrong decisions made by the dreamer. The head symbolizes the intellect, so beheading can also represent alienation from feelings or from one’s own body. (See also Decapitation, Guillotine).

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Turkish FM condemns ISIL beheading of 3 peshmerga fighters
Nigeria's Islamist sect Boko Haram released a video purporting to show it beheading two men, its first online posting using advanced graphics and editing techniques reminiscent of footage from Islamic State.
The Nigerian Islamist sect Boko Haram has released a video that purportedly shows militants beheading two men, its first online posting using advanced graphics and editing techniques reminiscent of footage from Islamic State.
Another woman, who watched a different beheading video, wrote: "I was happy to see the beheading of that kaafir (non-believer), I just rewinded to the cutting part," before calling for "more beheadings please
The Egyptian Armed Forces General Command announced Monday morning the launch of the first airstrike against "Islamic State" (IS) in Libya in response to the beheading of 21 Egyptian Coptic fishermen.
But when Muslim extremists in this country called for the beheading of Salman Rushdie, clear incitement to murder, no Whitehall spokesman called for their punishment for breaking British law.
PRIME Minister David Cameron has condemned Islamic State as a "depraved organisation" after a video was released showing the beheading of US hostage Peter Kassig.
The extremist group released a video showing a masked militant beheading Kassig and standing over a severed head.
The beheadings are off camera but over a dozen decapitated heads are left on the ground by the bodies.
To view the photo gallery, click here The same video showed the gruesome simultaneous beheadings of at least 18 men described as Syrian military personnel, the latest in a series of mass executions and other atrocities carried out by IS.
Like everyone, I was revolted by the beheadings of the American journalists James Foley and Steven Sotloff.
A BRITISH jihadi who boasted on TV of carrying out beheadings is today revealed as a former supermarket security guard who used to live with his mum.