Turkiye, Syria rescue hopes fade, anger rising as death toll passes 16,000

Turkiye, Syria rescue hopes fade, anger rising as death toll passes 16,000

  • Erdogan admits Turkiye response ‘inadequate’ but insist it was improving
  • Saudi Arabia’s KSrelief opens air bridge to bring medicine, food to survivors
By Arab News ·

Special Saudi Arabia’s KSrelief raises millions with earthquake appeal for Turkiye and Syria photos

Saudi Arabia’s KSrelief raises millions with earthquake appeal for Turkiye and Syria

  • A magnitude 7.8 quake struck in the early hours of Monday, sparking an international humanitarian response 
  • King Salman and Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman directed KSrelief to establish aid delivery flights 
By Nada Alturki & Lucas Chapman ·

Iranian prosecutors covered up rapes by Revolutionary Guards, official document shows

Iranian prosecutors covered up rapes by Revolutionary Guards, official document shows

  • Two members of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps sexually abused two women who were arrested in September during the public protests in the country
  • The author wrote that ‘considering the problematic nature of the case’ and the risk of social media leaks ‘it is recommended the necessary order (is) issued for it to be filed top secret’
By Arab News ·

Souq from life of Prophet Muhammad located in Makkah

Souq from life of Prophet Muhammad located in Makkah

  • Habasha was a major Arab market during pre-Islamic, early Islamic eras
By Arab News ·

UAE rescue team saves Syrian family trapped under rubble in Turkiye

UAE rescue team saves Syrian family trapped under rubble in Turkiye

  • The mother and her children were rescued in an operation that lasted more than five hours
  • UAE rescue teams evacuated three injured Emirati citizens from quake-hit Turkiye
By Arab News ·

US forces returning to Philippines to counter China threats

US forces returning to Philippines to counter China threats

  • The Philippine Constitution prohibits permanent basing of foreign troops in the country but allows temporary visits by foreign troops under security pacts
By AP ·

Disney to cut 7,000 jobs in Iger’s company ‘transformation’

Disney to cut 7,000 jobs in Iger’s company ‘transformation’

  • Iger said Disney is embarking on a “significant transformation” that management believes will lead to improved profitability at the company’s streaming business
By AP ·

Disney to cut 7,000 jobs in Iger’s company ‘transformation’

Disney to cut 7,000 jobs in Iger’s company ‘transformation’

  • Iger said Disney is embarking on a “significant transformation” that management believes will lead to improved profitability at the company’s streaming business
By AP ·

World No. 9 Belinda Bencic makes winning start at Mubadala Abu Dhabi Open

World No. 9 Belinda Bencic makes winning start at Mubadala Abu Dhabi Open

  • Chinese youngster Zheng knocks out fifth seed Ostapenko after a straight-sets victory at International Tennis Stadium, Zayed Sports City
  • Thursday’s schedule will see top seed Daria Kasatkina open her campaign in the last-16 stage against Jil Teichmann while Karolina Pliscova will take on Elena Rybakina in one of four matches at Stadium Court
By Arab News ·