Gulf Times - summer-holidays
UN schools for Palestinians reopen despite US funding cut

UN schools for Palestinians reopen despite US funding cut

Children wearing chequered uniforms and backpacks thronged schools across the Palestinian territories for the first classes of the new school year.

Preparations complete, 307,000 students return to school today

Preparations complete, 307,000 students return to school today

The new academic year is all set to begin in the country Wednesday, marking the return of more than 307,000 students to school after the summer holidays.

Air fares to soar on peak travel demand during summer holidays

Air fares to soar on peak travel demand during summer holidays

Air fares to key destinations mainly in the subcontinent are set to rise as many residents prepare to fly out during their summer break from early July.

Air fares expected to rise to some destinations

Air fares expected to rise to some destinations

Air fares are set to rise for key destinations mainly in the subcontinent as many residents prepare to fly out during their summer break from June-end.

Egyptian fans bid farewell to movie legend Hamama

Egyptian fans bid farewell to movie legend Hamama

Film fans bid an emotional farewell yesterday to Egyptian actress Faten Hamama, a star of Arabic cinema and ex-wife of Omar Sharif, who was buried at her family cemetery in Cairo.