Pakistani foreign minister, US state secretary stress solidifying trade and commercial ties

  • Pakistan’s Bilawal Bhutto-Zardari received a phone call from Anthony Blinken 
  • FM Bhutto-Zardari requests ease in issuance of visas for Pakistani nationals
By Arab News Pakistan ·

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Torrential rains kill 77 people in Pakistan since mid-June, most deaths in Balochistan

  • At least 20 deaths in Balochistan occurred in the last 24 hours of rain
  • In 2010, worst floods in memory affected 20 million people in Pakistan
By SAADULLAH AKHTER - & - Muhammad Ishtiaq ·

Pakistan advises holiday-goers to follow COVID-19 guidelines over Eid festival 

  • Pakistan has had very few COVID-19 cases in recent months and did away with almost all precautions
  • In 24 hours, Pakistan recorded 805 positive cases, fresh COVID guidelines issued for five-day Eid holiday 
By Muhammad Ishtiaq ·

Talks with Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan in ‘pre-dialogue’ phase — interior minister

  • Parliamentary Committee on National Security on Tuesday formally approved negotiations with TTP militants
  • TPP extended cease-fire indefinitely after talks with Pakistani tribal elders mediated by Afghan Taliban in June
By Arab News Pakistan ·

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A brief guide to Hajj 2022: What the pilgrims will do over the next few days

  • This year one million pilgrims will perform the Hajj, one of the pillars of Islam obligatory for Muslims 
  • Saudi authorities have introduced many technological tools to aid pilgrims on their journey 
By Rawan Radwan ·

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United Arab Emirates cuts red tape to attract digital businesses

  • UAE aims to make it easier for digital companies to incorporate
  • Sets a target for 300 digital companies to incorporate within a year
By Reuters ·

MI5, FBI chiefs warn over intensified China commercial espionage

  • China is “set on stealing your technology ... and using it to undercut your business,” says FBI Director Chris Wray
  • Beijing's response: “They spread all kinds of lies about China in order to smear China’s political system"
By AFP ·

Argentina government crises build as Economy Minister Guzman resigns

  • Inflation is running above 60 percent and the peso currency is under growing pressure
By Reuters ·

Cobble king Clarke rules Tour de France stage five with bike throw

  • The 35-year-old Australian Clarke used a bike throw on the line in a razor thin victory over Taco van der Hoorn after Native American Neilson Powless launched a sprint in a bid for the yellow jersey but fell just short
By AFP ·

Museum of the Future unveils bold vision for the Dubai of tomorrow during event in Paris

  • Khalfan Belhoul, CEO of the Dubai Future Foundation, described the new museum as the latest addition to the list of world’s most celebrated cultural landmarks
  • He was speaking during the 26th International Trade Show for Museums, a prestigious three-day event that took place at the Louvre Museum this week
By Arab News ·