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 ·

Saudi Arabia pledges $9bn to support tech, startups, digital entrepreneurship at LEAP23

Saudi Arabia pledges $9bn to support tech, startups, digital entrepreneurship at LEAP23

  • Investments intended to enhance the Kingdom’s position as the largest digital economy in the MENA region
  • Minister says Saudi Arabia leads in terms of manpower, with 340,000 people working in the tech sector
By SPA ·

Iran ‘shamefully’ celebrates amid cover-up of ‘horror after horror’: Amnesty

Iran ‘shamefully’ celebrates amid cover-up of ‘horror after horror’: Amnesty

  • Regime ‘extinguishes opposition by denying massacres, spreading misinformation’
  • Authorities ‘have maintained an iron grip on power for decades … with absolute impunity’
By Arab News ·

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 ·

Hong Kong says it would support Aramco to list in the city

Hong Kong says it would support Aramco to list in the city

  • Hong Kong leader John Lee posted on Facebook said the city would be able to assist the Saudi oil firm
By Reuters ·

French channel airs three-part Hezbollah documentary investigating Beirut port blast links

French channel airs three-part Hezbollah documentary investigating Beirut port blast links

  • Two-year investigation reveals the militia’s defiance of justice, ties with drug cartels
  • Three part docuseries receives mixed reception in Lebanon
By Arab News ·

French channel airs three-part Hezbollah documentary investigating Beirut port blast links

French channel airs three-part Hezbollah documentary investigating Beirut port blast links

  • Two-year investigation reveals the militia’s defiance of justice, ties with drug cartels
  • Three part docuseries receives mixed reception in Lebanon
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 ·