Türkiye, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Jordan and Sudan begin Eid al Fitr on Friday, while Iran, Iraq, Pakistan and India will celebrate the holiday on Saturday as there were no sightings of the Shawwal crescent there.
Pakistan signed a $6.5 billion bailout package with the IMF in 2019, but has repeatedly reneged on conditions and so far just $3 billion has been released.
Diplomats say Damascus' return to Arab League and presence at an expected summit in May will be discussed in Friday's meeting of regional powers, but Qatar's premier says nothing has been proposed.
Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el Sisi holds talks with his Emirati counterpart Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan as Cairo seeks financial inflows to ease pressure on its currency and bolster a faltering economy.
Saudi Arabia and other major oil producers, including Russia and UAE, announced surprise cuts totalling 1.15 million barrels per day from May until the end of the year, a move that could raise prices worldwide.
Court gives ex-president Jair Bolsonaro five days to return a jewellery set and two guns to rightful owner — the presidential palace.
The four-member team was assigned to conduct more than 200 experiments and technology demonstrations aboard the space station.
Palestine's appeal comes two days after hundreds of illegal settlers escorted by Israeli troops raided Huwara town and adjacent villages, setting fire to homes and cars and wounding nearly 400 residents of occupied West Bank.
Emergency medical facility set up in the southern city of Gaziantep started operating four days after the February 6 disaster and employs 50 personnel with 15 doctors.
Ethiopian PM Abiy Ahmed says joint project with a UAE renewable energy company brings the country closer to achieving its net zero emission targets.
The oil-rich Gulf state can play an "important" role in bringing the two nuclear-armed neighbours to the table, said PM Shehbaz Sharif.
Qatar is one of the world's top producers of liquefied natural gas, and UAE is an OPEC oil producer that is sharpening its focus on the gas market as Europe seeks to replace Russian energy imports after its incursion into Ukraine.
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