1. Meth ‘Fastest Growing Drug Industry’ in Afghanistan: Report
2. Schools in Balkh Lack Teachers, Textbooks: Officials
3. Afghan Girls Banned From School Suffer Psychologically: Experts
4. Aid Donated by Uzbekistan Arrives at Hairatan
5.  Kabul Faces Criticism for Not Yet Gaining Intl Recognition
6.  Afghan journalists seek easy access to information
7.Putin: Russia open to serious talks with Ukraine
8.WFP vows continued assistance to needy Afghans
9.Blasts cut power to millions in Afghanistan before Eid holiday
10.Afghanistan: At least 10 killed in explosion at Kabul mosque
11.Taliban supreme leader makes rare appearance to mark Eid al-Fitr
12.Eid brings little joy for millions of Afghans facing hunger
13.Rebuild bridges on Kabul-Gardez road, govt asked
Middle East
14.Turkey-Israel rapprochement opens co-op doors in several areas
15. Turkey, Armenia pledges to continue normalization talks without preconditions
16. Doha among top 10 busiest international routes in the region
17. Qatar calls on Chad to delay national peace dialogue
18. PM ‘looking forward’ to meet ‘high-powered’ UAE economic team
19. Pakistan, Saudi Arabia to discuss extending term of $3bn deposit
20. Some 600 Palestinians held by Israel without charge, group says
21. U.S. State Dept says death of Egyptian researcher requires investigation
22. Pakistani PM meets Abu Dhabi crown prince during UAE visit
23. FT ranking: Africa’s Fastest Growing Companies 2022
24. South Africa’s Cyril Ramaphosa abandons May Day rally after booing
25. Russian mercenaries behind Central African Republic atrocities – HRW
26. Turkey is making a big diplomatic and corporate push into Africa