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 2,300 people are already known to have been killed in Turkiye with at least 1,100 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 ·

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

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 ·

Saudi Digital Cooperation Organization unveils 2030 road map

Saudi Digital Cooperation Organization unveils 2030 road map

  • ‘We can unlock the full potential of the global digital economy,’ says DCO secretary-general
By Nada Alturki ·

US imposes security zone in search for Chinese balloon remnants

US imposes security zone in search for Chinese balloon remnants

  • China called the shooting down of the balloon an “obvious overreaction”
By Reuters ·

UAE’s Burjeel Holdings and Saudi Arabia’s Leejam Sports Company plan joint venture in Kingdom

UAE’s Burjeel Holdings and Saudi Arabia’s Leejam Sports Company plan joint venture in Kingdom

  • They intend to develop a network of more than 60 physiotherapy, rehabilitation and wellness centers across the country
By Arab News ·

Twitter saved from bankruptcy, Musk claims

Twitter saved from bankruptcy, Musk claims

  • Responding to a Wall Street Journal report, Musk said the business is ‘trending to breakeven’ but admitted that it still faces challenges
  • The platform expanded its Twitter Blue paid-for verification service to Saudi Arabia and 5 other territories last week, as it looks for ways to boost revenues
By Arab News ·

Twitter saved from bankruptcy, Musk claims

Twitter saved from bankruptcy, Musk claims

  • Responding to a Wall Street Journal report, Musk said the business is ‘trending to breakeven’ but admitted that it still faces challenges
  • The platform expanded its Twitter Blue paid-for verification service to Saudi Arabia and 5 other territories last week, as it looks for ways to boost revenues
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 ·
Returning Champion Jockey Oisin Murphy has a cut at Saudi glory

Returning Champion Jockey Oisin Murphy has a cut at Saudi glory

  • Former UK champion booked for Neom Turf Cup contender on glittering race day
  • Missed The Cut’s trainer George Boughey: I wanted someone to create a bond with the horse
By Arab News ·