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CEASEFIRE!

GAZA CITY: Students run away from a school in Gaza City as it was hit by an Israeli air strike hours before a permanent ceasefire was announced.

Hamas welcomed the agreement in the Egyptian capital as a victory.

The deadliest violence in a decade, which began on July 8, has killed 2,143 ...ReadMore


LOCAL NEWS

Panel seeks better facilities in prison

>ONE of Bahrain's main prisons has come under fire for its levels of cleanliness, maintenance and the lack of expertise among its staff.

BUSINESS NEWS

BCCI panel seeking 30pc Dragon City retail space

MANAMA: A key committee of the Bahrain Chamber of Commerce and Industry (BCCI) has proposed that 30 per cent of the retail space in the Dragon City be allocated to Bahraini and Gulf business owners, with the remaining 70pc set aside for Chinese business owners.

 

WORLD NEWS

Truce sparks celebrations

GAZA CITY: Celebrations erupted in Gaza last night as a long-term ceasefire agreed by Israel and the Palestinians went into effect, ending 50 days of the deadliest violence in a decade.

 

SPORTS NEWS

KVITOVA SAILS THROUGH

NEW YORK: Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova breezed into the second round of the US Open yesterday with a 6-1, 6-0 victory over Kristina Mladenovic.

 

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