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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

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.

Expelled diplomat invited to return

Bahrain steps up anti-terror plans

MANAMA: Counter-terrorism tactics are being intensified across Bahrain in a bid to tackle acts of sabotage that target the country's security.

Concern over special pupils

Malaysia ties bolstered

His Majesty King Hamad yesterday expressed Bahrain's keenness to strengthen ties with Malaysia in trade, economic and investment fields.

Christie's may open Bahrain property office

CHRISTIE'S International Real Estate, the property arm of the renowned London-based art auction house, could be set to open an office in Bahrain.

Special travel ban task force urged

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Sunni groups in poll pact talks

SEVEN Sunni political societies are in the midst of high-level negotiations to form an electoral alliance that would prevent each from fielding candidates against the others.

Lung cirrhosis boy buried

RELATIVES of a Bahraini child who died before he could undergo a life-saving lung transplant in India gathered at Bahrain International Airport as his body was returned home yesterday.

Fundraisers' vow for animal shelter

AFTER a disappointing first attempt, the owners of an A'ali-based fitness centre have pledged to hold regular fundraising sessions to help save a popular animal shelter.

His Majesty hails loyal citizens

His Majesty King Hamad yesterday thanked Bahraini tribes and families who pledged allegiance to the nation and its leadership.

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