1. Pakistan sends back hundreds of Afghan refugees to face Taliban repression
2. OIC to hold emergency meeting on Afghanistan tomorrow
3. Official Asks Pakistan to Stop Arresting Afghan Citizens
4. Afghanistan: Worried Muslim countries meet over Taliban’s bans on women and girls
5. UK dispatch: special parliamentary group to address atrocities against Hazaras in Afghanistan
6. Taliban and China firm agree Afghanistan oil extraction deal


Taliban orders NGOs to send women workers home
8. Taliban says eight ISIL fighters killed in raids in Afghanistan
9. The Taliban Are Losing Some of Their Cash Cows
10. Economists worried over cash assistance suspension

Middle East



UN Security Council extends critical aid to northern Syria


Egypt vows to cut military’s outsized role in economy under IMF bailout


Saudi Arabia mulls increasing deposit in SBP to $5bn
14. Pakistan’s army chief visits Saudi Arabia amid economic crisis
15. Israel orders police to remove Palestine flags from public spaces
16. Türkiye determined to stamp out PKK: Erdoğan tells Iraqi PM
17. After the World Cup, Qatar looks to revive its stock market
18. Will Turkey approve Sweden’s NATO membership?
19. COAS Munir discusses defence ties, bilateral cooperation with UAE president


20. Sudan’s military leaders reitrate pledges to hand over power to civilians
21. Ethiopia-Djibouti railway generating 47.4 mln USD income in past five months
22. Zimbabwe bans raw lithium exports to curb artisanal mining
23. Swing into Mauritius — this Indian Ocean island may be small but it offers rainforests
24. Tunisia’s election: The beginning of the end for Saeid\