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Wednesday, December 11, 2019

Travel

Latest updates on GCC travel and tourism with enhanced tourist destinations and entry of visitors into the GCC with updates in the aviation sector.

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Saudi: Makkah Project Reduces Heat In Walkway For Pilgrims

The Makkah Municipality has implemented a cool project in order to reduce heat for pedestrians at the holy site.The project included in the first...

Heart Attack Cases Among Bahraini Pilgrims On The Rise

Dr. Ibrahim Farouk Obaid, head of the medical committee, stressed that number of cases suffering heart attacks among Bahraini pilgrims increased to 4, adding...

Qatar offers visa on arrival for Iran nationals

Qatar Airways announced yesterday that Iran nationals will be issued visa on arrival. A passport valid for six months from the date of arrival, a...

Saudi: Fire Breaks Out In Furniture Showroom; Employees Trapped

A huge fire broke out at a furniture showroom on Prince Sultan Road in Jeddah Sunday afternoon.Several employees were trapped inside the building that...
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Etihad-backed Jet Airways CEO Quits As Crisis Deepens

India's grounded Jet Airways announced that its CEO of Etihad-backed Jet Airways has quit as crisis deepens, adding to gloom over the ailing carrier.The...

Saudi Arabia to promote 250 ancient caves for tourism

Human beings had a fascination for caves from the time of the early man, and caving has always attracted tourists of all kinds from...

More security needed on Egypt’s streets, say women’s rights campaigners

Nov 16 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - More security is needed on the streets of Cairo to protect women but both men and women need...

Qatari opposition says crisis expected to stretch into 2018

The Gulf diplomatic crisis, involving an embargo of Qatar by Saudi Arabia, the UAE, Bahrain and Egypt (the GC3+1), is expected to stretch into...
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Saudi Arabia’s Civil Aviation Authority Issues Drone Permits

Commercial and recreational drone operator permits are now being issued by Saudi Arabia’s General Authority of Civil Aviation (GACA).The two-year drone permits, which cost...

World’s future tallest building will eclipse Burj Khalifa

It looks like any other tower project rising from the sand across the Middle East. But the construction work at Jeddah Tower in Saudi Arabia...
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