Prime Minister Imran Khan to visit Saudi Arabia on Sept. 19, says Qureshi

  • Khan will be traveling to Saudi Arabia on his way to the US ahead of the UNGA session
  • Pakistan and Saudi Arabia ‘have to deliberate on further measures’ – Qureshi
By Arab News Pakistan ·


PM Khan phones Saudi crown prince, condemns attack on oil facilities

  • US envoy to UN says emerging information point at Iran's involvement
  • The attack on Saudi Aramco cut the kingdom's oil production by more than half adversely impacting the global economy.
By Arab News Pakistan ·

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PM Khan ‘will try to raise conscience of the world,’ at UN — spokesperson

  • There will be a planned protest outside UN offices after PM Khan speech at UNGA, says spokesman
  • President of Azad Kashmir, political leaders expect Khan will stress human rights violations in Kashmir

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‘I imagine the colors:’ Blind Pakistani doctor creates a world of art

  • Zarina Hasan, a doctor and graduate of Imperial College London, spends her free time with a canvas and a paintbrush
  • She lost her eyesight completely to glaucoma in 2015


Egypt orders trial for Italian ex-honorary consul charged with smuggling artefacts

  • Skakal, Italy’s former honorary consul in Luxor, attempted to smuggle 21,855 artefacts from various historical periods
  • Egyptian authorities also found many artefacts at the Italian’s former home in Cairo and inside a safe he rented
By Reuters ·


Popular panda on loan from China dies in Thai zoo

  • Staff said Tuesday they found no sign of illness or injury on the 19-year-old panda’s body
  • A zoo veterinarian said pandas have a life expectancy of 14-20 years
By AP ·


Japanese officials cautious on prospects for US trade deal

  • A long-sought trade pact with Japan was scrapped when Donald Trump withdrew the US from a pan-Pacific trade agreement shortly after taking office in 2017
  • Trump said he preferred that Washington and Tokyo strike a bilateral deal
By AP ·


Wales assistant rugby coach sent home over betting case

  • Rob Howley, who has been part of Warren Gatland’s coaching team since 2008, has left the squad’s base in Japan
  • Howley enjoyed a glittering playing career, winning 59 caps for Wales and captaining his country on 22 occasions
By AP ·


Startup of the Week: Protein Laboratory: Making healthy eating fun and easy

  • And with growing health awareness, many Saudis are switching over to more nutritious dietary habits
By Nada Hameed ·