PM Khan calls for affordable supply of COVID vaccines, debt relief for developing countries

  • Pakistani prime minister delivers statement at fourth session of UN Conference on Trade and Development
  • Offers five-point agenda to address structural barriers hampering global development during pandemic
By Aamir Saeed ·

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Makkah-based Muslim World League begins distributing winter relief kits in northern Pakistan

  • The project was launched last week and involves the distribution of blankets, warm clothes and essential food items
  • 20 trucks have taken the kits to destinations in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, Azad Jammu Kashmir and Gilgit Baltistan


Locals say Arab falconers have uplifted impoverished communities in Pakistani hunting towns

  • Falconers from Saudi Arabia, UAE, Qatar and Bahrain arrive in Pakistan to hunt houbara bustard birds between December to February every year
  • World Wildlife Fund and other conservationists have raised alarm about continued hunting of the species in the absence of annual population surveys

Pakistan announces all incoming foreign travelers being tested for COVID-19 at airports 

  • Travelers especially from the UK and South Africa to face mandatory testing upon arrival in Pakistan
  • Those who test positive would be quarantined, National Command and Operation Center says
By Arab News Pakistan ·

Crown prince announces new 5-year strategy for kingdom’s economy

  • Crown prince pledges 1.8m new jobs
  • PIF to invest $40bn a year until 2025
By Rawan Radwan ·

US condemns air attack on Riyadh, vows to protect stability of kingdom

By RAY HANANIA - Saeed Al-Batati ·

Madinah joins world’s healthiest cities

By Arab News ·

Dubai restaurants offer discounts for COVID-19 vaccinated diners

  • A 10 percent discount to residents who have taken the first dose of a vaccine and 20 percent for those who have taken two
By AFP ·

Chelsea fires coach Frank Lampard halfway through second season

  • Chelsea has lost five of its last eight Premier League games and dropped to ninth place
By AP ·


Wizrah and chemise: Traditional dress of Al-Dayer coffee bean farmers

  • The folk dress, which normally consists of two pieces, has been closely linked to the Khawlani coffee plantations in southern Saudi Arabia