Images show a tennis court in Al Ula, Saudi Arabia.
Social media users and pages recently circulated a collage of images showing a tennis court in Al Ula, Saudi Arabia.
Misbar investigated the widely circulated images and found them to be fake.
Misbar's team conducted a reverse image search on the circulating images and determined that they were generated by artificial intelligence.
Images of a Tennis Court in Saudi Arabia are Are AI-Generated
On June 23, Norahdesignco, an Instagram account, posted the images under the caption, "In the heart of Al Ula mountains! I am pleased to present to you a conceptual idea for the design of futuristic tennis courts in Al Ula."
Norah, the creator of the images, also posted additional images on social media that depicted a tennis table situated in a location resembling the mountainous background seen in the viral images.
According to the account's bio, Norah is a digital artist who specializes in creating and sharing numerous images generated using artificial intelligence.
The designer shares many images showing her artistic works, created using artificial intelligence.
Al Ula, Saudi Arabia
Situated in the Hejaz region, which holds significant importance in the history of Islam and various pre-Islamic Semitic civilizations, Al Ula served as a thriving market city along the ancient incense route. This route connected India and the Gulf to the Levant and Europe, making Al Ula a crucial trading hub in the past.
In addition to its historical significance, the area of Al Ula is renowned for its stunning natural landscape characterized by rocks, canyons, and valleys. There is a captivating contrast between the arid surroundings and the verdant, palm-filled oases located near the center of the city.
Moreover, Al Ula held a prominent position as a vital stop along the Hejaz Railway, which connected Damascus to Medina.