1. ​Over 800 goods vehicles cross into Afghanistan as Torkham border reopens
2. Will China’s latest investment in Afghanistan actually work?
3. Poor U.S. planning in Afghanistan helped Taliban take over, watchdog says
4. Taliban claim killing key Daesh/ISIS leader in Afghanistan
5. Iran Hands Over Afghan Embassy in Tehran to Taliban
6. Restrictions on Afghan Women Discussed at UN
7. Future Dims for Woman Studying Journalism in Afghanistan
8. Watchdog report faults Pentagon for problems that led to 2021 collapse of Afghan security forces
9. Regional connectivity via Uzbekistan-Afghanistan-Pakistan-Railway Corridor
10. In Kabul talks, Pakistan and Afghanistan discuss growing threat of TTP, ISKP

Middle East



​​Facing tragedy, Turkey mends ties with Greece and Armenia


Brazil allows two Iranian warships to dock in Rio despite US pressure


Anniversary of Pak-Kuwait diplomatic relations marked
14. India explores energy, defense engagements with Oman
15. WFP chief describes ‘apocalyptic’ post-quake landscape in Syria, Türkiye
16. Egypt’s foreign minister to visit Syria, Turkiye on Monday
17. Saudi Arabia signs $400 million deal for Ukraine aid in historic visit
18. UN seeks $4.3bn in aid for war-torn Yemen
19. Is Saudi Arabia preparing for the collapse of the petrodollar and US dollar dominance?
20. Nigeria’s opposition parties call elections a ‘sham’ and demand a new vote
21. How to bring peace to western Sudan?
22. Jill Biden Draws Attention to Unprecedented Hunger Crisis
23. Contract killings come cheap in South Africa
24. Chinese NGO helps patients regain vision through cataract surgeries in Djibouti