Turkiye, Syria rescue hopes fading amid anger over disaster response

Turkiye, Syria rescue hopes fading amid anger over disaster response

  • Only 2-3% of collapsed buildings reached by rescuers, sources tell Arab News
  • Saudi Arabia’s KSrelief opens air bridge to bring medicine, food to survivors
By Arab News ·

US says helping quake-hit Syria but not Assad

US says helping quake-hit Syria but not Assad

  • The United States has refused normalization of relations with Syrian President Bashar Assad or any direct reconstruction aid, seeking accountability for abuses during the brutal nearly 12-year civil war
By AFP ·

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 ·

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 ·

US Congress introduces resolution in support of push for democracy and freedom in Iran

US Congress introduces resolution in support of push for democracy and freedom in Iran

  • It backs “the Iranian people’s desire for a democratic, secular and non-nuclear Republic of Iran”
  • The bipartisan resolution is expected to easily pass when it comes up for a final vote
By RAY HANANIA ·

Former UK medical student-turned-Daesh fighter wants to ‘face justice’ in Britain

Former UK medical student-turned-Daesh fighter wants to ‘face justice’ in Britain

  • Ibrahim Ageed, 29, has been imprisoned in Syria for past 4 years
  • Brothers left final-year studies in Leicester to join terror group aged 21, 23
By Arab News ·

Japan sends second rescue team to quake-hit Turkiye

Japan sends second rescue team to quake-hit Turkiye

By Arab News Japan ·

Backlash for Charlie Hebdo cartoon mocking Turkiye earthquake

Backlash for Charlie Hebdo cartoon mocking Turkiye earthquake

  • The magazine shared on the day of the quake a drawing gloating over the death of thousands
  • Commentators described the cartoon as "racist" and "vile"
By Arab News ·

Twitter restricted in quake-hit Turkiye

Twitter restricted in quake-hit Turkiye

By Arab News ·

Special Dubai Lynx launches Young Lynx Academy in partnership with Publicis Groupe

Dubai Lynx launches Young Lynx Academy in partnership with Publicis Groupe

By Zaira Lakhpatwala ·

Backlash for Charlie Hebdo cartoon mocking Turkiye earthquake

Backlash for Charlie Hebdo cartoon mocking Turkiye earthquake

  • The magazine shared on the day of the quake a drawing gloating over the death of thousands
  • Commentators described the cartoon as "racist" and "vile"
By Arab News ·

Twitter restricted in quake-hit Turkiye

Twitter restricted in quake-hit Turkiye

By Arab News ·

Special Dubai Lynx launches Young Lynx Academy in partnership with Publicis Groupe

Dubai Lynx launches Young Lynx Academy in partnership with Publicis Groupe

By Zaira Lakhpatwala ·

Saudi comedy ‘Sattar’ to get UK premiere in London this week   

Saudi comedy ‘Sattar’ to get UK premiere in London this week   

  • ‘This movie is really important in the context of the Saudi film industry because it’s a local commercial film and one of our beginner initiatives, and we won’t stop at that. There’ll be many films to come,’ Ibrahim Al-Hajjaj told Arab News
By Arab News ·