Kabul welcomes Pakistan's rejection of a future Taliban government — Afghan envoy

  • Pakistan Army spokesperson told reporters last week that ‘Taliban control of Kabul again is not possible’
  • Afghan president’s special envoy says Pakistani leaders promised to openly call for a cease-fire in Afghanistan
By TAHIR KHAN ·

UAE hails Pakistan-India border truce in Kashmir

  • Ceasefire on Kashmir border was settled by the Indian and Pakistani militaries last week
  • UAE urges dialogue between the two South Asian nations to 'establish a lasting peace'
By Arab News Pakistan ·

Pakistan, Saudi Arabia strengthen customs, tax cooperation to enhance trade

  • Development follows a visit by Saudi Customs Authority officials to the Federal Board of Revenue in 2019
  • Pakistani businessmen say strengthening cooperation is a ‘step in the right direction’
By KHURSHID AHMED  ·

Malala dreams of a 'true friendship' between Pakistan and India

  • Malala was speaking on the last day of during the Jaipur Literature Festival
  • For the first time in six years, the event welcomed Pakistani participants
By Arab News Pakistan ·

World leaders condemn Houthi attack on Riyadh

  • The Houthis in Yemen launched six drones at the south of the Kingdom, all of which were shot down
  • The coalition also intercepted a ballistic missile targeting Riyadh
By Arab News ·

UN calls for children in Syria camps to be allowed home

  • UNICEF made its plea a day after three children died in a fire at Al-Hol camp
  • Syria’s Kurds hold thousands of alleged militants in jails and tens of thousands of their family members in camps in northeast Syria
By AFP ·

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Houthis take 500 families hostage in Marib battle

By Saeed Al-Batati ·

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On Doha deal anniversary, Taliban pushing US for total troop withdrawal

  • Any move to replace historic accord is ‘doomed to fail,’ militant group warns
  • Demands follow rumors Biden administration looking to ‘review’ deal
By Sayed Salahuddin ·

Global chip shortage offers silver lining to KSA’s local industry

  • The shortage has pushed chip stocks to record highs, and analysts expect that chips will continue to be in short supply at least through the end of 2021
By Rashid Hassan ·

Liverpool beats Sheffield United 2-0 to end EPL losing run

  • The 20-year-old academy graduate Curtis Jones made the breakthrough for Liverpool in the 48th minute when he fired in off Trent Alexander-Arnold’s deflected cross
By AP ·

Dubai cat cafe hopes rescues will find purr-fect new homes

  • The cafe’s original residents were strays taken in by the family over the years
  • Now Ailuromania hosts cats from a government-run animal shelter in the neighboring emirate of Ras al Khaimah, hoping to increase adoptions
By Reuters ·