Pakistan’s parliament summoned in midst of crisis over former PM Khan 

  • Khan’s supporters have clashed with police several times over recent days during his court appearances
  • Speaker says ruling coalition called for parliament to “take important decisions” to enforce state’s writ
By Reuters ·

Vice chancellors’ forum concludes in Islamabad with resolve to transform higher education in Muslim world

  • Over 200 vice chancellors, including 40 from 20 Organization of Islamic Cooperation countries, participated in the VC Forum
  • Participants unanimously called upon governments in Muslim world to allocate 1 percent of GDP toward higher education


‘Magical, light-hearted’: Three Pakistani TV dramas to watch out for this Ramadan

  • Ramadan shows have a huge audience, all eyes are set on them, says Pakistani actor Hamza Sohail
  • One of the shows, ‘Chand Tara’, features real-life celebrity couple Ayeza Khan, Danish Taimoor in leading roles

Ex-PM Khan gets protective bail in two terrorism cases filed in Islamabad

  • The cases were registered against him after his party supporters clashed with the police at Judicial Complex
  • Lahore High Court takes up contempt petition filed by Khan after Saturday’s police raid at his Lahore residence
By Arab News Pakistan ·

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These Saudi restaurants offer a taste of Persia on a plate

  • Restaurants in the Kingdom offer flavor-packed Persian dishes, including the national dish of Iran
  • Launched in 1999, the Persian restaurant Alshaya has expanded to nine locations around the Kingdom
By Sulafa Alkhunaizi ·

Israel repeals law that banned four West Bank settlements

  • The original law, passed in 2005, mandated the evacuation of four Jewish settlements in the northern West Bank along with Israel’s disengagement from the Gaza Strip
By Reuters ·

Kenya says 238 protesters arrested, 31 police hurt

  • Protesters had joined demonstrations in Nairobi and other parts of Kenya
  • Police fired tear gas and water cannon against demonstrators, some of whom were hurling rocks and burning tires
By AFP ·

Munjz takes pivotal step in its business model, secures $5 million in funding 

  • Company provides property management system for community managers
By Nour El-Shaeri  ·

The meteoric rise of Jordanian teen Abdullah Shelbayh

  • The 19-year-old tennis talent honed his skills at the Rafa Nadal Academy and managed to crack the top-300 in less than a year
By Reem Abulleil ·

Will Smith jets to Saudi Arabia to attend AlUla Camel Cup

  • Smith was snapped with Beatz who attended race to watch competitors from his Saudi Bronx team
  • Will Smith and Beatz were seen sipping the Arabic coffee, which is an essential in the Saudi culture
By Arab News ·