1. Pakistan FM travels to Kabul, meets Taliban amid border tensions
2. Khar, Taliban leadership discuss security issues and economic cooperation in wide-ranging talks
3. Islamic Emirate Calls for Release of Afghanistan’s Foreign Reserves
4. Pakistan respects Afghanistan’s territorial integrity: Hina Rabbani
5. India to Resume Projects in Afghanistan: MUDH
6. Sanctions undermine supply of vital aid to Afghanistan: ICRC
7. Pakistan to import products of Afghan women: Khar
8. Finance Ministry: About 61 Billion Afs in Customs Taxes Collected
9. Kabul Municipality starts coal sales at reasonable rate
10. Deadly 2007 Dutch attack on Afghan compound illegal, court rules
11. Paktika Residents Lack Access to Healthcare

Middle East

12. ​Syrian refugees under pressure to return face an uncertain future tinged with fear
13. Saudi Arabia sponsors $1bn economic reform in Yemen
14. Netanyahu signs Israel coalition deal with anti-LGBT Noam party
15. Turkey, Egypt delegations held meetings after leaders’ handshake -sources
16. PM Shehbaz invites Turkiye to join CPEC
17. Flights of fancy: Türkiye’s irreversible journey for a national fighter jet
18. US approves sale of anti-drone systems to Qatar in $1 bln deal
19. Iran rejects UN investigation into protests
20. Algeria court sentences dozens to death over forest fire lynching


21. Djibouti suspends China and other loan repayments, banks on forgiveness
22. ​How China is outpacing the US in Africa
23. UN panel accuses South Sudan officials of overseeing gang rapes
24. Ethiopia: News – Ethiopian, Djibouti Peacekeeping Forces Conduct Joint Combat Exercise