Bahrain has welcomed the ceasefire in the Gaza Strip, praising Egypt’s tireless efforts to end the military operations there.
The Foreign Ministry yesterday emphasised the importance of international efforts to support the sustainability of the ceasefire, prevent escalation, and stop bombing to maintain the security and safety of civilians.
Israel yesterday reopened border crossings into Gaza following the ceasefire with the Islamic Jihad group that ended the most serious outbreak of fighting around the volatile Palestinian enclave in more than a year.
At least 44 people, including 15 children, were killed in 56 hours of violence. Hundreds more people were wounded and several houses destroyed in the Gaza Strip.
A spokesman for Islamic Jihad in Gaza said the group may have suffered losses to its leadership and fighting strength but it had been able to impose conditions on Israel and maintain unity and cohesion.
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