Tuesday, August 21, 2018

Travel

Saudi: 139% growth in railway passenger numbers

The Saudi Railway Company (SAR) has achieved a significant growth of 139 percent in the number of passengers on its trains during the second...

Quick trip? How to spend a history-filled 24 hours in Bahrain

MANAMA: The Kingdom of Bahrain is a tiny nation with a big history. This is a country that was once ruled by a 12-year-old...

Bahraini women conquer Mount Kilimanjaro

Dodoma (Tanzania): For 11 young Bahraini women, the new year had to start with taking themselves beyond normal boundaries and achieving an outstanding act of...

Women take a lead in UAE’s space missions

Five years ago when engineer Amel Amin joined the Mohammed bin Rashid Space Centre, there was only one female engineer employed there. But, fast...

Bahrain: Work Started to Improve Traffic Signals On Key Highway

Bahraini authorities have started the implementation of Phase One of development works to improve traffic signals on Shaikh Jabir Al Ahmad Al Sabah Highway. Advanced...

Saudi Commission of Tourism and National Heritage launches new TV, web...

RIYADH: Prince Sultan bin Salman, president of the Saudi Commission of Tourism and National Heritage (SCTH), has announced the launch of a media platform...

UAE Hyperloop just got one step closer to reality

The company bringing the Hyperloop to the UAE has made another giant leap forward, achieving record speeds during the first test run of its passenger pod. In the latest...

Iran: Plane crash kills all 66 passengers – who’s to blame?

All 66 people on board are feared dead after an Iranian commercial aircraft crashed into a mountain in a southern Iran valley this morning...

New luggage handling fee at Muscat airport

Oman Airports will charge a fee for manual handling of baggage at the Muscat International Airport and Salalah Airport from July 15. The fee will...

Saudi Arabia – 400 mysterious ancient stone structures next to volcanoes...

Archaeologists have discovered 400 mysterious stone structures on the edge of volcanoes that could be thousands of years old in a remote desert area...

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