1. Women Empowerment Exhibition Opens in Kabul

2. Deputy PM Office Urges UN to Remove Sanctions

3. Afghan Taliban Official’s Puzzling European Visit Stirs Controversy

4. Pakistan military says four fighters killed near Afghanistan border

5. Pakistan-Afghanistan: From paradox to potential

6. Regional Countries Mulling Simultaneous Taliban Recognition, Pakistani Envoy Says

7.  Islamic Emirate Reacts to UN’s Assessment of Afghanistan

8. Protesters Block Major Border Crossing Between Afghanistan And Pakistan

9. Many expelled migrants from Pakistan face security challenges in Afghanistan: UN

10. Mujahid: IEA working on new constitution

Middle East

11. Yemen’s Houthi rebels seize cargo ship in Red Sea

12. Saudi crown prince: We demand ‘serious’ peace process for Palestinian state

13. France issues arrest warrant for Syria’s President Assad over alleged war crimes

14. China-Middle East summit told ‘Israel seeks to end Palestinians’ presence’

15. ​Erdogan says Turkey to keep Israel’s nuclear weapons on global agenda

16. Turkish parliamentary committee delays decision on Sweden’s NATO membership bid

17. Pakistani PM meets Saudi, UAE envoys, urges Muslims to adopt ‘united voice’ for Gaza

18. Gaza hostage talks ‘closest’ to deal since start of war: Qatar


19. ​Guinea: junta orders prosecution of ex-president Condé for “treason
20. Madagascar election: Rajoelina takes early lead

21. Food aid for 1.4 million people in Chad to ‘grind to a halt’ soon, WFP says

22. Somalia floods kill 50 people, nearly 700,000 displaced: Disaster agency