1. Huge Locust Outbreak Threatens Afghanistan’s Wheat Basket

2. HRW: Two-thirds of Afghanistan population face food insecurity

3. China, Pakistan, Afghanistan support extension of CPEC project to Afghanistan, promote trilateral economic cooperation

4. Republicans set to hold Blinken in contempt over Afghanistan subpoena, would be first for a secretary of state

5. Iranian Diplomats Visit Afghanistan’s Kunduz To Enhance Trade Relations

6. Iran, Afghanistan water dispute to be settled this year

7. With CPEC extension, Afghanistan to become center of trade: Official

8. Afghanistan Launches Anti-Polio Campaign in 23 Provinces

9. Taliban told Qatar to ‘invest in Afghanistan’ during PM meeting

10. Ministry: Agricultural Complexes to Be Built in 4 National Zones

Middle East

11. The New Iran-Syria Agreement Is A Geopolitical Win For China

12. Pakistan, Saudi Arabia to ink ‘Road to Makkah’ project

13. Saudi Arabia’s deputy interior minister arrives in Pakistan on two-day visit

14. Arab League Summit to kick off on May 19

15. ​ Turkey’s presidential race to be decided in run-off

16. UAE invites Syria’s Assad to COP28 climate summit

17. Pakistan, Qatar discuss ways to enhance energy cooperation

18. Iran summons Iraq envoy to protest presence of ‘terrorist groups’


19. ​S Africa army chief visits Moscow in wake of US weapons claim

20. Kenya takes initiatives to revive domestic textile industry

21. Pakistan, Ethiopia to Expand Cooperation in Science and Technology

22. Six dead after attack near synagogue on Tunisia’s Djerba island