1. Steps taken to address Pakistan’s concerns: Shakib

2. Coordination on Afghanistan must for region’s peace: FM Jilani

3. Iran Envoy Discusses Afghan Security Situation in Pakistan: Source

4. Torkham Crossing Blocked for 3rd Day, Drivers Call for Its Reopening

5. Almost 100,000 Afghan children are in dire need of support, 3 months after earthquakes, UNICEF says

6. Wakhan Corridor officially connects Afghanistan to China: Taliban

7. Denmark provides $6.2 million for humanitarian aid to Afghanistan

8. OCHA raises alarm on escalating hunger, malnutrition in Afghanistan

Middle East

9. Iran strikes targets in northern Iraq and Syria as regional tensions escalate

10. Pakistan says two children killed in ‘completely unacceptable’ Iran attack

11. Saudi Arabia could recognise Israel if Palestinian issue resolved: foreign minister

12. Yemen’s Houthis claim attack on ship in Red Sea as US confirms new strike

13. Iran says Revolutionary Guards attack Israel’s ‘spy HQ’ in Iraq, vow more revenge

14. Clashes on Israel-Egypt border, Israeli minister rules out ceasefire, Gaza faces starvation

15. Altruism, opportunism or both: What pushed South Africa to ICJ over Gaza?

16. Palestinians fight in hard-hit areas of Gaza while a deal emerges to deliver medicine to hostages


17. Tunisia, China oppose interference in internal affairs under pretext of human rights

18. Head of Sudan’s paramilitary RSF visits Djibouti amid ceasefire efforts

19. Two US Navy Seals missing off Somalia in mission to intercept Iranian weapons

20. Sudan says it suspends contact with IGAD mediation group