The Kingdom has begun the first phase of the $7.2 billion project, which will create 15,000 jobs.
The foundation and piling works, one of the most important and difficult stages of the project, took 12 months to complete, the JEC said.The JEC seeks to achieve new world records using latest technologies for foundation works of high rise buildings.
April 23, 2014
Qatar's foreign minister said in a statement on Wednesday that his country's disagreement with fellow GCC nations was "over".
Syria's main opposition coalition has requested more aid and support from Saudi Arabia for the rebel Free Syrian Army.
As Hotel Saudi 2014 exhibited on Tuesday in Jeddah, good news followed. The Kingdom expects the hospitality industry to grow by 2.5 percent between now and 2017.
April 22, 2014
Saudi Arabia will host a two-day waste management summit starting on Wednesday to push for a "green era" in the Kingdom.
There may always be money in the banana stand but where's the money in the Middle East really coming from? Al Bawaba has dissected the Forbes rich list to help show you where the Middle East's richest men are from.
April 21, 2014
These initiatives aims to boost the Kingdom’s potential for becoming the largest producer of solar energy in the world
Saudi Arabia's Special Court has sentenced five terrorists to death for their involvement in three deadly blasts in Riyadh in 2003.
Opposition sources in Saudi Arabia say that the country’s Minister of Foreign Affairs Saud Al-Faisal will be removed from his post, following the removal of the Saudi spy chief Prince Bandar bin Sultan.
April 20, 2014
Egyptian-born cleric Youssef al Qaradawi has released a statement aimed at easing tensions with Saudi Arabia and the UAE.
Singapore's National Institute of Education is set to train 3,000 Saudi school principals over the next few years.
Saudi Arabia ranks in the top four countries for military spending globally, according to a new report released out of Stockholm this week.
The members of the Gulf Cooperation Council have agreed on ways to implement a security agreement signed last year.
April 19, 2014
A foreigner has died of the deadly MERS virus in Riyadh, bringing the nationwide death toll to 73.