African heads of state joined thousands of Zimbabweans at a state funeral Saturday for Zimbabwe’s founding president Robert Mugabe whose burial has been delayed for at least a month until a special mausoleum can be built for his remains.
Yemeni people held a mass funeral for victims of last week’s Saudi airstrikes on the capital Sana'a, venting their anger at the bloody bombing campaign led by the Riyadh regime against the impoverished nation.
Dozens of comrades circled caskets on the back of trucks on Saturday as thousands of mourners attended a mass funeral for 27 elite Islamic Revolution Guards Corps soldiers killed in a suicide car bombing this week in Iran’s southeastern Sistan-Baluchistan Province.
Iran held a funeral procession for the late Chairman of Iran's Expediency Council Ayatollah Seyyed Mahmoud Hashemi Shahroudi, with a large number of Iranian people and government officials being in attendance.
A state funeral service was underway Saturday in Italy to commemorate dozens of people killed in Genoa's bridge disaster, as some outraged relatives shunned official ceremonies and rescuers pulled more bodies from the wreckage.