Crews find survivors, many dead after Turkiye, Syria quake

Crews find survivors, many dead after Turkiye, Syria quake

  • Search teams from more than two dozen countries joined more than 24,000 Turkish emergency personnel
  • Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said 13 million of the country’s 85 million people were affected
By AP ·

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 ·

Special Saudi Hajj and Umrah Ministry showcases latest services at LEAP

Saudi Hajj and Umrah Ministry showcases latest services at LEAP

  • Digital measures to ease travel for visitors, pilgrims Visas allow touring of Kingdom’s cultural, spiritual sites
By MOHAMMED AL-KINANI ·

Israel steps up Jerusalem home demolitions as violence rises

Israel steps up Jerusalem home demolitions as violence rises

  • National Security Minister Itamar Ben-Gvir called for the immediate demolition of dozens of Palestinian homes built without permits in east Jerusalem
  • For many Palestinians the pace of home demolitions is part of the new ultranationalist government’s broader battle for control of east Jerusalem
By AP ·

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Rwandan court fines driver over death of top journalist

  • The trial was not open to the public until late Tuesday when a handful of journalists were invited to witness the reading of the verdict
By AFP ·

Israeli filmmakers call for boycott of film fund

Israeli filmmakers call for boycott of film fund

By Arab News ·

Kenya labor court rules that Facebook can be sued

Kenya labor court rules that Facebook can be sued

By Associated Press ·

John Williams Ntwali. (Twitter @williams_ntwali)

Rwandan court fines driver over death of top journalist

  • The trial was not open to the public until late Tuesday when a handful of journalists were invited to witness the reading of the verdict
By AFP ·

Israeli filmmakers call for boycott of film fund

Israeli filmmakers call for boycott of film fund

By Arab News ·

Kenya labor court rules that Facebook can be sued

Kenya labor court rules that Facebook can be sued

By Associated Press ·