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Pakistan to hold third round of talks with banned Tehreek-e-Labbaik party tonight

  • TLP team allowed to meet arrested leader today after 11 policemen being held hostage released
  • PM says “great misfortune” political and religious parties “use Islam wrongly ... doing damage to their own country”
By NAIMAT KHAN - AAMIR SAEED  ·

Pakistan will talk to India if Kashmir autonomy reverses, foreign minister says in UAE

  • Says Islamabad never evaded talks but India would have to revert disputed Kashmir region’s special autonomy
  • Tells reporters about his three-day visit: “My agenda is UAE-Pakistan and not India-Pakistan”
By Arab News Pakistan ·

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Solution to pollution: Pakistani city scraps old buses to curb exhaust emissions

  • Initiative comes as Peshawar Bus Rapid Transit is expanding coverage of its more environment-friendly hybrid diesel vehicles
  • TransPeshawar offers as compensation of Rs1.4 million ($9,000) for a wagon and Rs1.5 million for one passenger bus
By REHMAT MEHSUD ·

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From socialites to restauranteurs, Pakistanis in UAE give back during Ramadan

  • Philanthropists and their families are personally involved in the delivery of meals and rations during Ramadan
  • The second Ramadan since the pandemic broke out in early 2020 brings with it charity amid a global economic downturn
By ASMA ALI ZAIN ·

Russia says Iran nuclear talks enter ‘drafting stage’

  • The 2015 agreement to curb Iran’s nuclear program in exchange for sanctions relief has been left hanging by a thread since the US withdrew from the pact in 2018
  • Diplomats from the parties to the deal — Iran, Britain, China, France, Germany and China — have been meeting in Vienna since early this month
By AFP ·

Abu Dhabi’s G42 forms big data JV with Israeli defense company Rafael

  • The joint venture will have a research and development site in Israel and will develop products for sectors including banking, health care and public safety
By Reuters ·

Tottenham fires manager Jose Mourinho

  • Mourinho took over in November 2019
  • His firing comes with seventh-place Tottenham outside the Champions League places but with a League Cup final against Manchester City on Sunday
By AP ·

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In the Iron Throne’s shadow: Arabs reflect on ‘Game of Thrones’ 10 years on

  • Middle Eastern fans look back on 10 years of a show that changed pop culture forever
By Hala Tashkandi ·