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 ·

Emergency team members search for people in a destroyed building in Adana, Turkey, Tuesday, Feb. 7, 2023. (AP)

Saudi king, crown prince direct operation of air bridge after Turkiye quake

  • The assistance provided stems from the keenness of the Saudi leadership to support those affected by the devastating earthquake in Syria and Turkiye: KSrelief chief
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 ·

Special Saudi Hajj and Umrah Ministry showcases latest services at LEAP

Saudi Hajj and Umrah Ministry showcases latest services at LEAP

  • Digital measures to ease travel for visitors, pilgrims Visas allow touring of Kingdom’s cultural, spiritual sites
By MOHAMMED AL-KINANI ·

US says helping quake-hit Syria but not Assad

US says helping quake-hit Syria but not Assad

  • The United States has refused normalization of relations with Syrian President Bashar Assad or any direct reconstruction aid, seeking accountability for abuses during the brutal nearly 12-year civil war
By AFP ·

John Williams Ntwali. (Twitter @williams_ntwali)

Rwandan court fines driver over death of top journalist

  • The trial was not open to the public until late Tuesday when a handful of journalists were invited to witness the reading of the verdict
By AFP ·

Israeli filmmakers call for boycott of film fund

Israeli filmmakers call for boycott of film fund

By Arab News ·

Kenya labor court rules that Facebook can be sued

Kenya labor court rules that Facebook can be sued

By Associated Press ·

John Williams Ntwali. (Twitter @williams_ntwali)

Rwandan court fines driver over death of top journalist

  • The trial was not open to the public until late Tuesday when a handful of journalists were invited to witness the reading of the verdict
By AFP ·

Israeli filmmakers call for boycott of film fund

Israeli filmmakers call for boycott of film fund

By Arab News ·

Kenya labor court rules that Facebook can be sued

Kenya labor court rules that Facebook can be sued

By Associated Press ·