1. At least 66 dead as new floods hit Afghanistan’s Faryab province
 2. Islamic State claims responsibility for deadly tourist attack in Afghanistan
 3. Shaheen: Afghanistan’s Seat at UN Should be Given to Islamic Emirate
 4. Tribal Jirga in Paktia Brokers Ceasefire Along Durand Line
 5. Kabul asked to act against terror groups threatening Pakistan
 6. EU provides 400,000 euros to assist flood victims in Afghanistan
 7. Taliban urges UN to help remove financial sanctions
 8. Guterres’ Deputy Urges Islamic Emirate to Participate in Doha Meeting
 9. Deadly bomb hits de facto capital of Taliban-governed Afghanistan
10. PM Hassan extends condolences to Iran on Raisi’s demise
Middle East
 11. UN says 800,000 people have fled Rafah as Israel kills dozens in Gaza
 12. ICC prosecutor seeks arrest warrants for Israel’s Netanyahu and Hamas leaders
 13. Saudi Arabia’s King Salman being treated for lung inflammation
 14. Saudi Crown Prince MBS postpones visit to Japan due to King’s health
 15. Helicopter crash that killed Iran’s president and others could reverberate across the Middle East
 16. Gazans, Hamas see false equivalence in ICC charges
 17. Arab League calls for UN peacekeepers in occupied Palestinian territory
 18. Israel and Egypt in growing diplomatic row over Rafah border crossing
 19. US-Saudi officials meet for security and nuclear deal
 20. Syria conflict still matters to Arab League, despite focus on Gaza war


 21. Sudan: People abandoned amidst horrific violence and humanitarian void in Central Darfur
 22. Somaliland eyes Ethiopia’s recognition amid Somalia tensions
 23. South Africa: Top court bars ex-President Zuma from election
 24. Ethiopia: PM Abiy Ahmed reshuffles cabinet
 25. Red Sea Crisis Over Gaza Leaves Djibouti Walking a Diplomatic Tightrope
 26. Senegalese prime minister criticises French military bases on territory