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Pakistan National Assembly convenes for maiden sitting, PM’s election scheduled for Mar. 3

  • Lawmakers backed by ex-PM Khan chant slogans through the session, many carried his portraits and wore Khan face masks
  • Nomination papers for the prime minister’s election can be submitted on Saturday, says National Assembly secretariat
video By SAIMA SHABBIR - & - Aamir Saeed ·


Pakistan concludes 60-hour joint military exercise with Saudi Arabia, US, other nations 

  • The exercise was held at semi-mountainous terrain of Pakistan’s Punjab province from Feb. 25-27
  • Pakistan’s army chief attends closing ceremony, lauds participating teams for their professionalism
By Arab News Pakistan ·

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PSL 2024: Rutherford blitz ensures Quetta snatch last-ball win over Karachi

  • Sherfane Rutherford scores 58 runs from 31 balls to hand Quetta the victory
  • Quetta spinner Abrar Ahmed returns figures of 3/31 to put Karachi Kings at bay
By Shahjahan Khurram   ·

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Speaker, deputy speaker elected for Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Balochistan provincial assemblies in Pakistan

  • Babar Saleem Swati won 89 out of 106 votes against his rival who got 17 votes
  • Suraiya Bibi becomes first women ever to be elected as deputy speak of KP assembly 

Aloula’s bazaar unites Jeddah for a charitable cause

  • Visitors explored a range of offerings, including Ramadan item shops, a Saudi coffee corner, a dining area and shopping booths containing unique goods from different cultures
By Nada Hameed ·

Israel says it’s still reviewing access to Al Aqsa mosque during Ramadan

  • Al Aqsa, Israel’s third-holiest shrine, is a focus of Palestinian statehood hopes
  • Israeli controls on access have often stoked political friction, especially during Ramadan
By Reuters ·

UN chief ‘condemns’ deadly Gaza aid delivery incident

  • United Nations spokesman Stephane Dujarric said the events “need to be investigated" “
  • We don’t know exactly what happened but whether people were shot and died as a result of Israeli gunfire”
By AFP ·

WTO conference spotlights global trade challenges and collaborative solutions

  • Established in 1995, the World Trade Organization serves as global authority governing international trade regulations
  • The four-day conference, which kicked off on Monday, will feature trade ministers, senior officials from around the world
By Arab News ·

Medvedev cruises into Dubai semifinals

  • The world number four wasted little time in wrapping up a 6-2, 6-3 win
  • The Russian is playing in just his second tournament of the season after reaching the Australian Open final
By AFP ·

Saudi Cup kicks off in Riyadh with a showcase of traditional fashion

  • From bespoke creations designed exclusively by and for style icons to bold original outfits, guests were dressed in striking attire for the event
  • The Saudi Cup carries a prize fund of $35.4 million, with the $20 million Saudi Cup race itself maintaining its position as the most valuable race in the world
By Lama Al-Hamawi ·