Turkiye, Syria rescue hopes fade, anger rising as death toll passes 15,000

Turkiye, Syria rescue hopes fade, anger rising as death toll passes 15,000

  • Erdogan admits Turkiye response ‘inadequate’ but insist it was improving
  • Saudi Arabia’s KSrelief opens air bridge to bring medicine, food to survivors
By MENEKSE TOKYAY ·

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 ·

Turkiye, Syria rescue hopes fade, anger rising as death toll passes 15,000

Turkiye, Syria rescue hopes fade, anger rising as death toll passes 15,000

  • Erdogan admits Turkiye response ‘inadequate’ but insist it was improving
  • Saudi Arabia’s KSrelief opens air bridge to bring medicine, food to survivors
By MENEKSE TOKYAY ·

US forces returning to Philippines to counter China threats

US forces returning to Philippines to counter China threats

  • The Philippine Constitution prohibits permanent basing of foreign troops in the country but allows temporary visits by foreign troops under security pacts
By AP ·

Disney to cut 7,000 jobs in Iger’s company ‘transformation’

Disney to cut 7,000 jobs in Iger’s company ‘transformation’

  • Iger said Disney is embarking on a “significant transformation” that management believes will lead to improved profitability at the company’s streaming business
By AP ·

Disney to cut 7,000 jobs in Iger’s company ‘transformation’

Disney to cut 7,000 jobs in Iger’s company ‘transformation’

  • Iger said Disney is embarking on a “significant transformation” that management believes will lead to improved profitability at the company’s streaming business
By AP ·

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 ·
Marseille score rare home win against rivals PSG in French Cup

Marseille score rare home win against rivals PSG in French Cup

  • Marseille’s previous win at the Velodrome against PSG in all competitions dated back to November 2011
By AP ·