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 ·

King Saud University President Badran Al-Omar inaugurates the International Conference and Exhibition for Science in Riyadh.

Experts discuss scientific research, innovation at Riyadh forum

  • Al-Omar said that over 6,7000 experts, researchers and academics with more than 2,300 scientific papers from over 88 countries are attending the three-day forum
By Arab News ·

Israeli court delays demolition of West Bank village again

Israeli court delays demolition of West Bank village again

  • Right-wing Israeli group Regavim had taken the government to court in order to force officials to raze the village
  • Opponents to the demolition believe levelling Khan Al-Ahmar would pave the way for the expansion of Israeli settlements in the area
By AFP ·

Professor YAGI Yoji, professor of seismology at the University of Tsukuba, speaks to NHK network.

Japanese earthquake expert warns against more large earthquakes in the Middle East

  • Both earthquakes occurred at relatively shallow depth
  • Meant the earth shook violently near epicenters and caused devastation over large areas
By Arab News Japan ·

LEAP investment workshop uses Lego to encourage entrepreneurial culture change

LEAP investment workshop uses Lego to encourage entrepreneurial culture change

  • David Gram-Hanssen of Diplomatic Rebels underscored importance of innovation and change while anticipating resistance
  • Workshop used Lego building blocks to demonstrate how a more experimental and entrepreneurial culture can be adopted
By Lama Alhamawi ·

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 ·

South American 2030 World Cup bid seeks final in Montevideo

South American 2030 World Cup bid seeks final in Montevideo

  • Argentine President Alberto Fernández also said he wants to add Bolivia to the group
  • Alejandro Domínguez, the president of South American soccer body CONMEBOL, highlighted the historical links
By AP ·