1.Mortar shell explosion kills 9 children in eastern Afghanistan
2.Afghan baby lost in Kabul airlift chaos reunited with relatives
3.Iran says won’t officially recognise Taliban after Tehran talks
4.Muttaqi Meets Ismail Khan, Ahmad Massoud in Tehran
5.Pakistan’s National Security Advisor to Visit Kabul
6.Senior TTP leader Khurasani killed in Afghanistan’s Nangarhar: sources
7.Pakistan asks Taliban to take TTP ‘as test case’
8.Afghanistan’s China envoy leaves after months without pay
9.Resistance Front Proposed Transitional Govt to Islamic Emirate
10.UN, Partners Launch Plans to Aid 28M Afghans in ‘Acute Need’
11.US to give additional $308m in humanitarian aid to Afghanistan
12.Afghanistan crisis: Taliban expands ‘food for work’ programme
13.Afghan govt’s foreign policy is positive, neutral: Muttaqi
14.Afghanistan’s future hinges on Pakistan ties, western aid: reports

Middle East

15.Turkey aims at safe financial base for cryptocurrency market
16.Undocumented Afghan Refugees in Turkey Struggle to Access COVID Treatments, Vaccines
17.Iran rules out prospect of temporary agreement in Vienna talks
18.Kuwait, Qatar COVID-19 daily cases soar past previous highs
19.UN extends Syria cross-border aid without Security Council vote
20.Israel not bound by any nuclear deal with Iran, Bennett says
21.Egypt independent human rights organization closes due to government pressure
22.COVID-19: New rules set for Umrah permits–new-rules-set-for-umrah-permits-1.1641894894615


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24. South African suspect linked to parliament fire charged with terrorism
25. Kenya halts flights to UAE over Covid tests row
26. Nigeria can become a maritime powerhouse
27. AFCON 2021: Nigeria remains top of Group D as Sudan holds Guinea Bissau
28. UK – Sudan security forces fire tear gas as thousands protest coup