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Shawwal 2,1435 AH
Fajar: 4.48 am
Zohar: 12.32 pm
Asar: 4.52 pm
Maghrib: 6.56 pm
Isha: 8.09 pm
Sunset today 6.50 pm
sunrise tomorrow 5:55 am
Moonrise tomorrow 8.27 am
Moonset today 8.26 pm

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Israeli soldiers work on their armored personnel carrier near the Israel Gaza border. (Photo: AP)
30th Jul, 2014
The surge in violence drew increasingly urgent international demands
Rival militias battled for the control of the international airport in Libya's capital, as gunfire and explosions echoed through the city and airlines canceled some international flights. (Photo: AP)
30th Jul, 2014
There was no immediate claim of responsibility for the kidnapping
Farah Baker has been tweeting and blogging about her life in Gaza since 2012. Photo: Twitter
29th Jul, 2014
Farah Baker has been tweeting and blogging about her life in Gaza since 2012
Smoke rises from Gaza's electricity distribution company after it was hit by Israeli strikes in the Nusayrat refugee camp, central Gaza Strip. (Photo: AP)
29th Jul, 2014
Damage of power plant exacerbated heavy damage to civilian infrastructure
Iran's supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei (Photo: AP)
29th Jul, 2014
‘This rabid dog, rapacious wolf, has attacked innocent people; humanity must react’
In this image taken from video an explosion hits the media complex that houses the offices of Hamas-run Al Aqsa television and radio in central Gaza City (Photo: AP)
29th Jul, 2014
The overnight strikes hit the home of the top Hamas leader in Gaza, Ismail Haniyeh
Palestinian check a crater caused by an Israeli strike at a cemetery in the Jabaliya refugee camp, northern Gaza Strip (Photo: AP)
29th Jul, 2014
Israel PM appeared determined to press the offensive
Israeli forces' flares light up the night sky of Gaza City. A truce between Israel and Hamas militants in Gaza remained elusive as diplomats sought to end the fighting at the start of the Eid al-Fitr holiday, marking the end of the Muslim holy month
29th Jul, 2014
Israeli forces fired flares over Gaza City, turning the night sky a bright orange




Its ‘buy’ button will soon let individuals purchase products of different brands; Picture for representational purpose
Facebook will focus on expanding ‘buy’ button to expand its advertisement sector
Ian Bell. (photo: AP)
Ian Bell's left thumb got hit while fielding in second slip
Ishant Sharma. (Photo: PTI/File)
The tall Indian bowlers should bowl bouncers more frequently