World leaders congratulate Imran Khan as he assumes office

  • US Secretary of State Michael Pompeo could be the first foreign dignitary to meet the newly elected prime minister
  • King and Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia were among the first global leaders to congratulate Khan
By Arab News Pakistan ·


Imran Khan nominates Arif Alvi for president

  • PM nominates dentist as his party’s presidential candidate
  • Presidential election will be held on September 4
By Arab News Pakistan ·

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Eid Al-Adha: Cattle markets flooded with sacrificial animals that are too pricey for most buyers

  • Animal traders blame high market rates on the “overall price hike and unseen expenditures”
  • Some buyers plan to wait, hoping that animal prices will ultimately fall


Pakistan’s new prime minister approves 20-member cabinet

By Arab News Pakistan ·

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Daunting task ahead for new Pakistani Prime Minister Khan

By Mehreen Zahra-Malik ·


ANALYSIS: Pakistan’s new government unlikely to improve ties with Kabul

  • Analysts says Ghani’s politically and ethnically divided government has neither the ability nor the options to reduce the new wave of tension and mistrust between the two countries
  • Pakistan may resort to putting further pressure on Kabul until a new Afghan government is in place, say experts
By Sayed Salahuddin ·

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Lost in translation? Not for Muslim Hajj pilgrims

  • In all, 80 percent of pilgrims to the western Saudi city of Makkah are non-Arabic speakers
  • Many of the signs directing pilgrims are translated into English, Urdu and in some cases, French
By AFP ·


More bodies found in flooded Kerala as toll hits 357

  • Entire villages in Kerala have been swept away in the state’s worst floods for a century
  • Emergency responders fear the death toll will rise as they reach areas almost entirely underwater
By AFP ·


Iran says no OPEC member can take over its share of oil exports -SHANA

  • Senior Iranian diplomat urges OPEC’s secretary general to keep the group away from the political agenda of some members
  • Iran has asked OPEC to support it against new US sanctions
By Reuters ·

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Imran Khan’s sartorial style says humble, practical and unfussy

  • Imran Khan swears in as Pakistan’s 22nd Prime Minister
  • A man of the people, Khan has always leaned toward a simple and relatable style
By Sabah Bano Malik ·

Gigi Hadid visits Rohingya refugee camps

By Arab News ·

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Meet the cheese maker with a lot of bottle