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 1,600 people are already known to have been killed in Turkiye with at least 1,000 in Syria
  • No reports of Saudi citizens caught up in disaster, embassy in Turkiye says
By Arab News ·

‘Buildings folded like paper towels’: Turkish survivors recount harrowing quake experiences 

‘Buildings folded like paper towels’: Turkish survivors recount harrowing quake experiences 

  • “It was the strongest earthquake I’ve ever experienced,” Iskenderun resident tells Arab News
  • Death toll exceeds 1,500 as Turkiye activates level 4 alert state
By MENEKSE TOKYAY ·

Rescuers carry a body found in the rubble in Adana on February 6, 2023, after a 7.8-magnitude earthquake struck the country video

Two massive quakes leave thousands dead, others missing in Turkiye and Syria

  • At least 2,600 people dead after huge earthquakes
  • Tremors felt across the region in Egypt, Lebanon and Iraq
By MENEKSE TOKYAY - Arab News ·

LEAP23 tech conference launches competitions with $1.6 million prize pool

LEAP23 tech conference launches competitions with $1.6 million prize pool

  • Cash prizes are on offer in the Rocket Fuel competition and Alibaba Cloud Hackathon
  • Both events aim to support startups and projects in addressing technical challenges 
By Arab News ·

Quake damages ancient citadel in Syria’s Aleppo

Quake damages ancient citadel in Syria’s Aleppo

  • “Parts of the Ottoman mill inside the citadel” of Aleppo have collapsed, Syria’s Directorate-General of Antiquities and Museums said
By AFP ·

Salman Rushdie says he feels ‘lucky’ in first interview since stabbing

Salman Rushdie says he feels ‘lucky’ in first interview since stabbing

  • Novelist still struggling to write in the aftermath of ‘colossal attack’
  • Brands assailant Hadi Matar ‘an idiot’ but says he does not want to be ‘a victim’
By Arab News ·

Emerging filmmaker, scientists create cutting-edge AI technology for cinema

Emerging filmmaker, scientists create cutting-edge AI technology for cinema

  • AI in filmmaking should give the audience conscious experiences that speak to the subconscious, says Al-Hamoud
By Arab News ·

Emerging filmmaker, scientists create cutting-edge AI technology for cinema

Emerging filmmaker, scientists create cutting-edge AI technology for cinema

  • AI in filmmaking should give the audience conscious experiences that speak to the subconscious, says Al-Hamoud
By Arab News ·

Special American multinational bank JPMorgan recommends Grand Egyptian Museum in its annual brochure

American multinational bank JPMorgan recommends Grand Egyptian Museum in its annual brochure

  • The bank’s annual brochure lists suggested recreational, artistic, and cultural activities to enjoy during holidays
  • The brochure mentions that the museum of ancient Egyptian civilization will display the complete collection of the boy king Tutankhamun
By Gobran Mohamed ·
Djibouti’s Hassan wins Beppu Oita Marathon in record time

Djibouti’s Hassan wins Beppu Oita Marathon in record time

  • Ibrahim Hassan set a new record for the Beppu Oita Mainichi Marathon with a time of 2:06:43
  • Shungo Yokota came in fourth in 2:07:47, setting a record for a Japanese student runner
By Arab News Japan ·