Peshawar Zalmi, Arab News renew partnership for Pakistan Super League

  • Arab News has been Peshawar Zalmi’s media partner for the PSL since the tournament’s fifth edition in 2020
  • Seventh edition of the competition will start in Karachi on Thursday and run through Feb. 27


Government says opposition will face 'humiliation' by launching protest on Pakistan Day

  • The Pakistan Democratic Movement plans an anti-government rally which will culminate in the federal capital on March 23
  • Pakistan plans to host Organization of Islamic Cooperation’s Council of Foreign Ministers only a day before the opposition’s protest
By Shahjahan Khurram ·


Former English striker Michael Owen says Pakistan 'perfect destination' for football

  • Owen inaugurated the construction of the country’s first football stadium designed to meet international standards
  • The former English player is on a three-day visit to Pakistan for talent hunt organized by Global Soccer Ventures


Noor Mukadam did not contact anyone to express threat to her life — police

  • The daughter of a former Pakistani diplomat was found beheaded in the country's federal capital on July 20
  • The murder case is now said to be in its concluding stage in a local court in Islamabad
By Aamir Saeed ·

Saudi Arabia extends residencies, exit-entry visas

  • The extension, issued by the Minister of Finance, is part of the Kingdom’s efforts to address the repercussions of the COVID-19 pandemic
  • It will be carried automatically in collaboration with the National Information Center, without the need to visit the passports directorate
By Arab News ·

Kurds advance on jihadists in besieged Syria jail, appeal for help

  • A tense stand-off has gripped the prison, with Kurdish forces and their Daesh rivals facing either a bloodbath or talks to end the fighting
By AP ·

Russia offering jabs to children aged 12-17 as cases soar

  • Earlier this week, free shots of Sputnik M became available to that age group in a number of areas
  • Those under the age of 15 need parental consent for the shot, while those aged 15-17 can make the decision themselves
By AP ·


Saudi Aramco balances competing priorities as IKTVA enters 6th year

  • New and existing energy sources need to act in parallel for a long time, says CEO
By George Charles Darley ·

Premier League clubs agree changes to Covid postponement rules

  • The change comes after criticism of the way some clubs were perceived to be exploiting the previous rules
  • If a club could not field 13 outfield players and a goalkeeper either from their squad list or appropriately experienced under-21 players, the match would be postponed
By AFP ·

Elton John positive for COVID-19, postpones Dallas shows

  • "I'm so sorry to anyone who's been inconvenienced by this but I want to keep myself and my team safe," said John
  • The concerts, part of John's "Farewell Yellow Brick Road" tour, were scheduled for January 25 and January 26
By AFP ·