10 soldiers killed in two separate militant attacks in northwest Pakistan — army 

  • Eight soldiers killed while blocking militants from entering military cantonment in Bannu on Monday
  • Two soldiers, five civilians killed in militant attack on Rural Health Center in Dera Ismail Khan on Tuesday


Pakistan Navy conducts sea training of Saudi officers and cadets

  • 96 Royal Saudi Naval Forces trainees from King Fahad Naval Academy completed comprehensive sea training
  • Pakistan has close military ties with Saudi Arabia, providing extensive support, arms, training for Saudi army


Experts say ban on Imran Khan’s party ‘unlikely’ to be approved by Pakistan top court

  • Article 17 of constitution says government has to refer decision to ban a party to Supreme Court for final decision
  • Experts say ban announcement latest effort by a weak governing coalition to squash Khan’s political popularity

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Four Pakistanis killed, 30 injured in ‘terrorist attack’ near mosque in Oman

  • Attack took place at Shiite mosque in Wadi Al-Kabir, a district east of Omani capital city of Muscat
  • Omani police have not confirmed motive for rare attack in one of most stable countries in Middle East


How Saudi Arabia’s hunting laws are protecting its wildlife

  • Saudi Arabia has strict laws regarding hunting, regulating bag limits and prohibiting some species from being hunted entirely
  • The Kingdom’s Special Forces for Environmental Security help enforce the country’s environmental regulations
By Rahaf Jambi ·

Israeli military to begin drafting ultra-Orthodox seminary students next week

  • In June, Israel’s Supreme Court mandated the government to begin drafting ultra-Orthodox Jewish seminary students
By Reuters ·

Iran threat prompted increased protection of Trump, Saturday attack appears unrelated, officials say

  • Biden administration reached out to senior officials at the Secret Service to make them aware of alleged plot
By AP ·

Saudi Arabia’s digital lead in education opens up investment opportunities

  • Kingdom’s edutech landscape offers numerous opportunities for both local and foreign investors
By Nour El-Shaeri ·


MAGRABi to expand with 36 new Doctor M stores this year

By Reina Takla - Nadin Hassan ·

US holds off Australia for 98-92 win in Olympics tuneup in Abu Dhabi

  • The US led by 24 midway through the third quarter, yet saw that lead cut to six with 5:05 left after Australia went on a 39-21 run
By AP ·