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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
By SAIMA SHABBIR ·

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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
By RAJA RIAZ ·

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 ·

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

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