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At least 27 injured when metal stage collapses at basketball game in Egypt
At least 27 people were injured when a metal stage collapsed during a basketball game in Cairo late Saturday.
One of the iron barriers collapsed during the Super Cup game between Al-Ahly and Al-Ittihad, according to media reports. The game was canceled because of the incident.
Health Ministry spokesman Hossam Abdel-Ghaffar said most of those who were injured suffered broken bones. He said they were taken to hospitals and their injuries were not life-threatening.
Sports Minister Ashraf Sobhy said the incident occurred because of a scuffle between fans.
A committee was formed to find those responsible for the collapse.
Meta announces metaverse academy in partnership with Tuwaiq Academy at LEAP23
Meta has announced the launch of the first metaverse academy in the Middle East and North Africa region, in partnership with Tuwaiq Academy and Simplon, a French digital skills ...
First Kuwaiti flight carrying aid for earthquake victims takes off for Turkiye
The first flight from Kuwait carrying aid took off on Tuesday for Turkiye as part of the relief effort to help the victims of the massive earthquake that struck the country in t...
Residents struggle to flee quake-hit Turkish city of Gaziantep
People who are stuck in the province take refuge in shopping malls, stadiums, mosques and community centres.
Saudi Cabinet affirms full support for Iraq’s stability, security
The Saudi Cabinet on Tuesday affirmed the Kingdom’s support for the Iraqi government’s efforts to achieve sustainable growth and prosperity for its people.
FDI inflows jump 10.7% in Q3 of 2022
The foreign direct investment (FDI) in Saudi Arabia jumped 10.7 percent in the third quarter of 2022, according to data from the Ministry of Investment.
Non-Saudi imprisoned for less than 3 months can seek exemption from deportation
There are two occasions under which an expatriate can get an exemption from deportation even if a Saudi court issued a verdict for his deportation, according to a legal expert.
UK accuses Syrian president of rebuilding chemical weapon stockpile
The UK on Tuesday accused Syrian President Bashar Assad of restocking his regime’s arsenal of chemical weapons for at least the past five years.
WHO expresses deep thanks to Saudi Arabia for its rapid response to disaster of earthquake in Syria and Türkiye
The World Health Organization expressed its deepest thanks to Saudi Arabia for its rapid response to the catastrophic earthquake that hit Syria and Türkiye Monday.
Saudi Arabia-China Entrepreneur Association launched at LEAP
The Saudi Arabia-China Entrepreneur Association was launched at the LEAP 2023 conference in Riyadh on Tuesday.
KPMG: Saudi firms faster than their peers in adopting cutting-edge tech
KPMG, a leading provider of audit, tax and advisory services in Saudi Arabia, has published “Tech Survey Saudi Arabia 2022”, which uncovers the technology strategies businesses ...
Nuclear energy offers ‘a golden opportunity’ to build a clean world
Being a cost-effective and low-carbon solution, nuclear energy “offers a golden opportunity” to help build a clean world, according to the director general of the World Nuclear ...
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