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 ·

UAE launches first dedicated marine research, rescue center in the region

UAE launches first dedicated marine research, rescue center in the region

  • Establishment to be key contributor to conservation in Gulf
  • Research team to conduct fundamental and applied studies
By Arab News ·

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 ·

Twitter restricted in quake-hit Turkiye

Twitter restricted in quake-hit Turkiye

  • Platform has been widely used to seek help and establish personal contact
  • Turkish authorities have limited access to social media during previous national emergencies
By Arab News ·

Twitter restricted in quake-hit Turkiye

Twitter restricted in quake-hit Turkiye

  • Platform has been widely used to seek help and establish personal contact
  • Turkish authorities have limited access to social media during previous national emergencies
By Arab News ·

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 ·
Saez eyes Saudi Cup Jockeys Challenge prize

Saez eyes Saudi Cup Jockeys Challenge prize

  • Leading US-based jockey jets in alongside Brazilian female rider Jeane Alves
  • Luiz Saez: I finished second on Casa Creed in the 1351 Turf Sprint last year and am all set to ride him again in that race
By Arab News ·