Saudi Arabia, Arab nations send condolences to Turkiye, Syria over deadly earthquake

Saudi Arabia, Arab nations send condolences to Turkiye, Syria over deadly earthquake

  • More than 3,380 people are already known to have been killed in Turkiye with at least 1,500 in Syria
  • No reports of Saudi citizens caught up in disaster, embassy in Turkiye says
By Arab News ·

Earthquake death toll surpasses 5,000 in Turkiye, Syria

Earthquake death toll surpasses 5,000 in Turkiye, Syria

  • At least 3,419 people died in Turkiye, with 1,602 in Syria
  • More than 5,600 buildings flattened across several cities
By AFP ·

Syrian rescue teams search for victims and survivors in the city of Hama on February 6, 2023. (AFP) video

Israel says approved aid to quake-hit Syria, Damascus denies request

  • Israel “received a request from a diplomatic source for humanitarian aid to Syria, and I approved it”: Netanyahu
  • Syrian official told reporters Damascus “ridiculed and denied the allegations” it had requested aid from Israel
By AFP ·

Hundreds still under earthquake rubble in rebel-held Syria — rescue workers

Hundreds still under earthquake rubble in rebel-held Syria — rescue workers

  • Rescue effort hampered by freezing conditions
  • White Helmets rescuers seek international help
By Reuters ·

Russian reinforcements pour into eastern Ukraine, says governor

Russian reinforcements pour into eastern Ukraine, says governor

  • New Russian offensive possible in 10 days, says governor
  • British intel says Russia does not have forces for offensive
By Reuters ·

Turkiye detains four over quake social media posts

Turkiye detains four over quake social media posts

  • The four individuals detained for sharing “provocative posts aiming to create fear and panic”
By AFP ·

Turkiye detains four over quake social media posts

Turkiye detains four over quake social media posts

  • The four individuals detained for sharing “provocative posts aiming to create fear and panic”
By AFP ·