Pakistani Interior Minister Sheikh Rashid Ahmed says trade decision “deferred” until New Delhi restores India-administered Kashmir’s special status.
The agreement follows several years of secret contacts between Israel and Bhutan with the aim of establishing relations, Israel's foreign ministry said.
Qatar says it has become impossible to register for the annual religious event for its nationals under a quota system, adding a diplomatic dispute is not stopping Qataris from making the pilgrimage to Mecca.
China and the Dominican Republic have signed an agreement to establish diplomatic ties. Taiwan says Beijing dangled a $3.1 billion investment and loan package to entice the Caribbean nation to switch its allegiance and seal the deal.
Israel accuses the award-winning network of supporting terrorism and decided to close the network's Jerusalem bureau, despite charges of a media clampdown.
Saudi Arabia, UAE, Bahrain, Egypt and several other countries cut ties with Qatar accusing it of supporting terrorism and opening up the worst rift in years among some of the most powerful states in the Arab world.
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