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 1,500 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 2,300 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) video

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 king, crown prince offer condolences to Erdogan after Turkiye quake

Saudi king, crown prince offer condolences to Erdogan after Turkiye quake

  • Prince Mohammed also offered his condolences to the families of victims and wished the injured a speedy recovery
  • Major earthquake struck Turkey and Syria, killing more than 2,600 people on Monday
By Arab News ·

At least 20 escape Syria prison holding Daesh inmates after quake

At least 20 escape Syria prison holding Daesh inmates after quake

  • The British-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights war monitor said it could not verify whether prisoners had escaped, but confirmed there was a mutiny
By AFP ·

China balloon, polls scramble script for Biden speech to Congress

China balloon, polls scramble script for Biden speech to Congress

  • Inflation, which just a few months ago seemed a near existential threat to the Biden presidency, is steadily ticking downward
By AFP ·

Trust key to safe expansion of use of AI solutions, says PwC Middle East’s AI lead

Trust key to safe expansion of use of AI solutions, says PwC Middle East’s AI lead

  • Dr. Scott Nowson discussed evolving relationship between humans and tech on the sidelines of LEAP in Riyadh
  • “We’re many generations away from when AI becomes greater than human capabilities,” he told Arab News
By Rebecca Anne Proctor ·

A sign is shown on a Google building at their campus in Mountain View, Calif., Sept. 24, 2019. (AP)

Google unveils ChatGPT rival Bard, AI search plans in battle with Microsoft

  • Currently, Google presents text that exists elsewhere on the Web for questions where the answer is clear
By Reuters ·

A sign is shown on a Google building at their campus in Mountain View, Calif., Sept. 24, 2019. (AP)

Google unveils ChatGPT rival Bard, AI search plans in battle with Microsoft

  • Currently, Google presents text that exists elsewhere on the Web for questions where the answer is clear
By Reuters ·

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 ·
How Manchester City came to face Premier League charges

How Manchester City came to face Premier League charges

  • The Premier League rule book — signed off by member clubs like Man City — gives its disciplinary commissions sweeping powers to punish teams if charges are proven
By AP ·