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General availability: 6 new Locales added to Speech service to support speech transcription



Speech, an Azure Cognitive Service added 6 new locales for its Speech to Text functionality. As a result, speech transcription can now occur on the following: * Arabic (Algeria) * Arabic (Libya) * Arabic (Morocco) * Arabic (Tunisia) * Arabic (Yemen) * Hebrew (Israel) With this latest round of locale additions, Speech service can now transcribe 100 total languages and locales. Visit our [full list of supported languages here](, and note we are still working to add more languages & locales. [Learn how you can build speech transcription in your preferred language(s)]( * Speech services * Azure Cognitive Services * Features * SDK and Tools * Services * [ Azure Cognitive Services](