Developing Two massive quakes leave hundreds dead, others missing in Turkiye and Syria

Two massive quakes leave hundreds dead, others missing in Turkiye and Syria

  • Two massive quakes rip through Turkiyer-Syria border area
  • Tremors felt across the region in Egypt, Lebanon and Iraq
By MENEKSE TOKYAY ·

Protesters chant “Political prisoners must be released” during a march in Iran’s southeastern city of Zahedan. (File/AFP)

Iran acknowledges ‘tens of thousands’ detained in protests

  • Reports about the decree offered no explanation for the decision by Khamenei
  • Prisons already had faced overcrowding in the country after years of protests over economic and other matters
By AP ·

Special LEAP conference set to showcase Saudi Arabia’s tech and entrepreneurial ambitions photos

LEAP conference set to showcase Saudi Arabia’s tech and entrepreneurial ambitions

  • Over 100,000 innovators, investors and experts from around the world descending on Riyadh for four-day event 
  • LEAP will be co-located with DeepFest, an AI event organized by Saudi Authority for Data and Artificial Intelligence
By Rebecca Anne Proctor ·

Cristiano Ronaldo’s high-tech platform Footlab to launch in Saudi Arabia

Cristiano Ronaldo’s high-tech platform Footlab to launch in Saudi Arabia

  • Partnership with Portuguese legend Rui Costa is the world’s first indoor football measurements, performance and training park
  • Footlab has signed an agreement with Kingdom’s Confrontation Entertainment company
By Arab News ·

Update Israeli forces kill several armed militants in raid - army statement

Israeli forces kill several armed militants in raid - army statement

  • The Palestinian health ministry said three people had been wounded
  • Israeli forces have carried out months of raids in the West Bank in the wake of a spate of deadly attacks in Israel last year
By Reuters ·

UK officials who oversaw funding of extremist Muslim groups must be sacked: counterterrorism expert

UK officials who oversaw funding of extremist Muslim groups must be sacked: counterterrorism expert

  • Report: Prevent program provided millions to controversial organizations
By Arab News ·

Senior UK MP warns users off Chinese-run TikTok app

Senior UK MP warns users off Chinese-run TikTok app

  • Kearns said the bigger concern was “data penetration” via Chinese companies, and the way Beijing was using that data to intimidate “those who sought refuge in the UK and around the world”
By AFP ·

Senior UK MP warns users off Chinese-run TikTok app

Senior UK MP warns users off Chinese-run TikTok app

  • Kearns said the bigger concern was “data penetration” via Chinese companies, and the way Beijing was using that data to intimidate “those who sought refuge in the UK and around the world”
By AFP ·

Battle for fourth place goes down to the wire in DP World ILT20

Battle for fourth place goes down to the wire in DP World ILT20

  • Desert Vipers, Gulf Giants and MI Emirates occupy top three spots while Dubai Capitals desperately hang on to fourth place
By Jon Pike ·