Special funeral prayers were performed yesterday for GCC soldiers killed in Yemen last Friday.
His Majesty King Hamad took part in Friday prayers and the absentee funeral prayers (Salat Al Ghayeb) at Shaikh Zayed Grand Mosque, in
A teenager died in Sitra last night even as riots erupted after funeral rituals for another teenager, who died in an explosion there earlier this week.
A body was brought to Sitra Health Centre two hours after
At least two dozen heads of state were due to attend Hugo Chavez's funeral on Friday during an outpouring of grief for the charismatic but divisive Venezuelan leader who changed the face of politics in South America.
Tens of thousands of Tunisians turned out on Friday to mourn secular opposition leader Chokri Belaid, whose assassination has deepened a political crisis and led to violent protests against the Islamist-led government.
Stars, family and friends mourned Whitney Houston in a spirited Baptist funeral service at her hometown church on Saturday, a week after the death of the singer whose spectacular voice made her one of the biggest pop stars of her era.
Syrian security forces fired live ammunition to break up a protest against President Bashar al-Assad in Damascus on Saturday, killing at least one person, opposition activists said.
A Chinese envoy met the Syrian leader earlier in the day
The funeral of Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Sultan on Tuesday set the stage for King Abdullah to name a new heir, widely expected to be veteran Interior Minister Prince Nayef.
Sultan's sons and brothers carried his corpse, swathed i
Syrian security forces killed at least two people when they opened fire on tens of thousands of mourners on Saturday at the funeral of a Kurdish opposition figure, activists said.
The funeral of Meshaal al-Tammo in the eastern Syrian city
Security forces opened fire at one of the funerals for scores of people killed in the country's bloodiest pro-democracy protests in the Damascus suburb of Douma, wounding three people, witnesses said.
Tens of thousands of Syrians demanded
Huge crowds of Iranians turned out for the funeral of leading dissident cleric Grand Ayatollah Hossein Ali Montazeri in the holy Shi'ite city of Qom on Monday and some chanted anti-government slogans, websites reported.
Montazeri, who died