1. Afghanistan Humanitarian Needs in 2024 Require $3.06 Billion: OCHA
2. 19,000 People Including 800 Women Imprisoned in Afghan Jails: Officials\
3. Taliban-appointed prime minister meets with a top Pakistan politician in hopes of reducing tensions

4. Islamic State group claims responsibility for a minibus explosion in Afghan capital that killed 5
5. NPC approves 24 mega projects worth around 10 billion afs
6. Switzerland to reopen humanitarian aid office in Kabul
7. Hijab guidelines issued amid ongoing girls’ detention in Afghanistan
8. The Passport distribution process in Kabul will commence soon
9. BUSINESS Agreement reached to expedite crossover of vehicles to 900 trucks daily at Torkham

Middle East

10. Iraq’s Islamic Resistance attacks Haifa, pledges more in support of Palestinians

11. Pakistan ‘hopeful’ of $2bn UAE deposit rollover

12. Pakistan, Türkiye, Saudi Arabia meet to expand defence cooperation

13. Israeli Military reveals Iran’s support for Hamas cruise missiles

14. Saudi Arabia ‘can’t live with Israel’ without independent Palestine: Envoy to UK

15. Hamas chief urges Muslim states to provide weapons to Palestinian terror groups

16. Daesh group kills 14 Syria soldiers: monitor
17. Israel’s war on Gaza: US laments civilian deaths but opposes Gaza ceasefire


18. Ethiopia-Somaliland deal makes waves in Horn of Africa

19. South Africa battles Morocco over UN rights body presidency

20. Sudan’s Rapid Support Forces reportedly encircle capital

21. Visa-free policy for all international travellers