photos Special Turkiye’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has declared a state of emergency for three months

Survivors ‘praying for miracles’ as Turkiye steps up quake rescue efforts

  • Heavy rain and snow are hindering efforts to save thousands of people trapped under rubble
  • Turkiye’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has declared a state of emergency for three months
photos By MENEKSE TOKYAY ·

Saudi Cabinet expresses solidarity with quake hit Turkiye and Syria

Saudi Cabinet expresses solidarity with quake hit Turkiye and Syria

By Arab News ·

WHO: Turkiye, Syria quake could affect up to 23 million people video

WHO: Turkiye, Syria quake could affect up to 23 million people

  • Disaster agencies said several thousand buildings were flattened in cities across a vast Turkiye-Syria border region
By AFP ·

KAUST develops innovative wastewater treatment in Saudi Arabia

KAUST develops innovative wastewater treatment in Saudi Arabia

  • Universities, industrial partners can work together to solve problems, says VP
By Arab News ·

Quake imperils cross-border aid to Syria: UN

Quake imperils cross-border aid to Syria: UN

  • "The cross-border operation has itself been impacted," Jens Laerke, spokesman for the UN humanitarian agency OCHA, told reporters
  • A spokesman for UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres, Stephane Dujarric, said the Bab al-Hawa crossing itself is "actually intact"
By AFP ·

Russia’s Lavrov vows aid for West Africa’s extremist fight

Russia’s Lavrov vows aid for West Africa’s extremist fight

  • Lavrov made the remarks at a press conference during a visit to Bamako that the Russian envoy described as a ‘historic’ first
  • Lavrov promised Mali further military support and declared Russia’s wider backing for Africa in the face of what he described as the West’s ‘neo-colonial approach’
By AFP ·

Israeli filmmakers call for boycott of film fund

Israeli filmmakers call for boycott of film fund

  • Director Noam Sheizaf wrote an op-ed for The New York Times called “Israel’s Government Is Trying to Turn the Film Industry into a Propaganda Arm”
  • More than 100 artists and filmmakers have signed a petition calling for an industry boycott of the Rabinovich fund until the foundation stops requiring the loyalty oath
By Arab News ·

Israeli filmmakers call for boycott of film fund

Israeli filmmakers call for boycott of film fund

  • Director Noam Sheizaf wrote an op-ed for The New York Times called “Israel’s Government Is Trying to Turn the Film Industry into a Propaganda Arm”
  • More than 100 artists and filmmakers have signed a petition calling for an industry boycott of the Rabinovich fund until the foundation stops requiring the loyalty oath
By Arab News ·

Special From troublemaker to contender: Al Ain boxer turns life around and eyes Olympics

From troublemaker to contender: Al Ain boxer turns life around and eyes Olympics

  • Emirati Amer Hussain Al-Suwaider has dedicated his life to serving his country, as a member of the UAE army and an amateur boxer
  • Residing in Abu Dhabi and working full-time for the army, Al-Suwaider also trains with the UAE Boxing Federation six days a week
By Michelle Kuehn ·