Pakistan welcomes OIC emergency meeting on Jerusalem and Gaza

  • The meeting has been called on Saudi Arabia’s request and will take place on Sunday
  • Pakistan’s foreign office spokesperson urges all Muslim countries to stand united as Israel escalates its attacks on Gaza

Pakistan reports fewer coronavirus infections as nation celebrates Eid amid strict virus restrictions

  • According to the National Command and Operation Center, the country recorded 2,517 new cases of COVID-19 and 48 deaths in the last 24 hours
  • The government began its immunization campaign in February and hopes to accelerate it further after Eid Al-Fitr
By Arab News Pakistan ·

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In Pakistan’s northwestern tribal territories, Pashtuns are losing appetite for traditional food

  • Tribal elders in South Waziristan say many people in their settlements are abandoning their cultural traditions related to Eid Al-Fitr
  • More and more people are said to be replacing exotic tribal cuisine with fast food and light snacks


Pink dominates this Eid as Pakistanis stay home and stay stylish

  • From style stars to entertainers and content creators, Eid was celebrated stylishly at home
  • Festive and public celebrations are muted by tighter coronavirus curbs on Eid holidays

Saudi physics team wins 5 international medals on Eid

  • Eight students from the Kingdom participated in the Olympiad and won one gold, two silver, and two bronze medals taking the country’s record in international scientific competitions to 413 triumphs
By Arab News ·

7 dead in West Bank as Israel deals with 3 hot spots

  • Security Council to meet on Sunday
By AP - AFP ·


Lebanese in war of words over Palestine action



INTERVIEW: Metito lays out strategy to keep region watered

  • Rami Ghandour, managing director, explains why Middle East must realize ‘water is not free’
By Frank Kane ·

Tuchel eyes first Chelsea trophy as Leicester chase FA Cup history

  • Foxes are aiming to win the FA Cup for the first time in their first final appearance since 1969
By AFP ·

Woven together, the rise and fall of southern Pakistan’s Banarsi sari

  • Banarsi silk was a luxurious hand-woven fabric once made in the city of Khairpur, in Sindh
  • No official data exists on the history of the industry and the stories are told by the weavers themselves
By Zulfiqar Kunbhar ·