1. Pakistan says Afghanistan building ‘unlawful structures’ along tense border

2. Afghanistan and Pakistan trade blame as key border crossing remains closed

3. New Afghan Business Attaché to Turkey Introduced:  MoIC

4. Afghanistan is the fastest-growing maker of methamphetamine, UN drug agency says

5. The Taliban have waged a systematic assault on freedom in Afghanistan, says UN human rights chief 5613b81b95c9dc26e9204b9776284783

6. Blinken Defends US Troops Exit from Afghanistan

7. Islamabad: “Unprovoked Firing” Came from Afghan Side at Torkham

8. Prime Minister’s Absence From Meetings Raises Questions

Middle East

9. A transforming labor market and opportunities for Pakistan in the Gulf

10. UAE lifts visa restrictions for Nigerians

11. Saudi-UAE Rift Threatens US Effort to End Yemen War – xj4y7vzkg

12. Oman’s sultan receives Saudi Arabia’s MBS in Muscat

13. Saudi Arabia, US sign MoU for corridor linking Asia, Gulf, Europe: Everything to know

14. US releases $6bn in frozen Iran funds for prisoner swap

15. Turkey, Syria Locked in Impasse, Russia May Hold the Key


16. FAO launches emergency plan to combat hunger in Sudan

17. Libya floods updates: Thousands dead, missing in Derna after Storm Daniel

18. Morocco’s earthquake survivors ask for more help from authorities

19. Niger says France amassing troops, equipment in ECOWAS states