The recent killing spree at a restaurant in the US state of California, where a gunman shot dead 12 people and himself, marked the 307th mass shooting in the US since the beginning of 2018, underscoring the country's ongoing gun violence epidemic.
The potential massacre of civilians while trying to retake the last major stronghold of anti-government terrorists in Syria – namely Idlib Province – is a redline for Iran, said the Iranian chief negotiator in the peace process for Syria.
Warplanes of the US-led “international coalition” committed a new massacre against civilians in Deir Ezzor, eastern Syria, killing 12 residents, mostly women and children, and injuring scores, Syrian local media reported on Thursday.
Two Reuters news agency journalists held for two months by Myanmar authorities were arrested over their investigation of a massacre of 10 Rohingya men, the news agency said in a report that detailed the killings.
Egyptian security forces have killed at least 14 militants in two separate operations in the wake of the massacre at a mosque in the northern part of the restive Sinai Peninsula last week that killed over 300 people.
The Brazilian government will relocate gang leaders to other federal penitentiaries after the country's deadliest prison massacre in decades left 56 inmates dead in a scene of mutilated and burnt bodies this week, officials said on Tuesday.
US Secretary of State John Kerry, whose country has been sponsoring anti-government terrorists in Syria since 2011, says Aleppo must not face a Srebrenica-style massacre, after the eastern part of the city was liberated by the Syrian army from militants, mostly foreigners.
Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said Monday that his country is determined to fight the Daesh terror group both inside Turkey and in Syria, after a youth blew himself up at a Kurdish wedding party, killing at least 53 people, many of them children.