Pakistan is attempting a highwire balancing act between a set of contradictory regional actors and in the process is showing how difficult it will be for the government to maintain the momentum.
Pakistan's dynamic with Saudi Arabia has historically been of subservience, but the latest visit by Saudi Arabia's crown prince shows that the nature of the relationship could be changing.
Saudi Arabia also signed investment agreements with Islamabad worth $20 billion on Sunday as crown prince Mohammed bin Salman began his Asia tour with a two-day trip to Pakistan.
Shunned by most of his traditional Western partners after critic Jamal Khashoggi's murder in Istanbul, Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman is turning to Asia. Saudi-Pakistan ties are deeply-rooted in religion and economic aid from the kingdom.
Pakistan has been playing an increasingly vital role in the Afghanistan peace talks, which have been gathering momentum in recent months amid a growing US desire to pull out its troops.
India warns Pakistan of consequences after a suicide bombing by a local Kashmiri militant killed at least 44 Indian paramilitary soldiers in disputed Kashmir. Islamabad rejects New Delhi's accusations.
Pakistan's Finance Minister Asad Umar says he's confident Islamabad will secure International Monetary Fund bailout, following PM Imran Khan's meeting with fund's chief Christine Lagarde in Dubai.
Pakistan's Middle East policy has long been centred around Saudi Arabia and the UAE. The country, under new leadership, now seems to be taking baby steps towards greater independence in the region.
US Senator Lindsey Graham's statements during his Pakistan visit indicate that the US is looking to cut its losses in Afghanistan.
The war in Afghanistan is drawing closer to a political settlement as the Americans, Afghans and other powers find their way to the negotiating table. Viewed by some as a destabilising force in Afghanistan, is Pakistan now getting what it wants?
The Republican senator — an influential ally of President Trump — made the comments in Islamabad after meeting with the Pakistani prime minister, saying Imran Khan was a "new partner" who could potentially help with a peace deal in Afghanistan.
Pakistan’s Prime Minister Imran Khan says Islamabad will now have a foreign policy that will benefit its people.
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