May 6, 2014
AECOM Technology Corporation has been awarded an 18-month contract to provide management consultancy services to the Jeddah Metro Company.
May 5, 2014
Some newspapers and websites in the UAE on Sunday reported that the ministry has put a temporary ban on the import of live camels as a precautionary measure to prevent the outbreak of any contagious disease.
In March the Kingdom reportedly suspended a limited tourist visa programme, until infrastructure had improved.
Current railway projects in the Middle East and smart communication systems coupled with intelligent transport systems for railways will form the focus for a major summit opening in Riyadh (May 5).
The 10-year deal is worth 7.885 billion riyals ($2.1 billion, 1.5 billion euros), Saptco indicated, noting that Riyadh authorities informed them they won the deal on Wednesday.
May 1, 2014
Qatar Airways announced doubling flights to Gassim and added a new destination route to Al Hofuf.
Work on a metro system through Saudi Arabia's holy city is expected to begin in 2016.
Several Saudi and international banks have banned all transactions including remittances to Sudanese banks.
April 30, 2014
Boehringer Ingelheim has entered a joint venture with Saudi's Cigalah and Tabouk, a statement said.
April 29, 2014
Saudi Arabia is hosting a Greek inspired food fest in the Riyadh Marriott Hotel, with different authentic Greek dishes being served every night.
The Ministry of Education has introduced a new mechanism to enable the private school students who are unable to pay their tuition fees to join the government schools of their choice
April 27, 2014
The Saudi market has captured seven percent of the global trade and business in diamonds.
April 26, 2014
An Egyptian man has been diagnosed with MERS virus upon his return from Saudi Arabia, the country's state TV reported on Saturday.
Iraq's Prime Minister Nouri al-Malki has accused Saudi Arabia of meddling in Baghdad's affairs and further antagonizing the Syrian conflict by arming rebels.
April 24, 2014
The Kingdom has begun the first phase of the $7.2 billion project, which will create 15,000 jobs.