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Exclusive: Siemens eyes role in development of Saudi Arabia’s $500bn Neom...

Siemens, Germany’s industrial giant, is in talks with Saudi Arabia for a role in the development of Neom, the $500bn special economic zone announced...

Air Taxis: The future of City Transport

Five years time, air taxis could be a normal sight in large cities. Increasing traffic and congestion in cities are driving engineers at Airbus...

Video: Sophia becomes first robot to receive Saudi citizenship

Sophia, a humanoid artificially intelligent robot became the first robot in the world to receive a Saudi citizenship on Wednesday. At the Future Investment Initiative...

What could be next for women in Saudi Arabia?

As Saudi women hail the news they will be able to drive their own cars from next June, they still face a web of...

Saudi Electric wins $390m Makkah metro contract

Makkah officials have penned a $390m (SAR1.45bn) deal with the Saudi Electric Company to connect and supply electricity to the Makkah metro project.

Work on Riyadh Metro tunnel to start in 2 months

Work on the tunnel for the first line of the Riyadh Metro is expected to start after two months with the arrival of the spare parts of the tunnel boring machine (TBM) imported from Germany.

Qatar inks deal for Doha Metro driverless trains

A consortium of five companies has signed an agreement to build and deliver a full-automated driverless metro system in Doha.

Riyadh Metro project ‘ahead of schedule’

The multibillion-riyal metro project is 10 percent ahead of schedule, said Riyadh Gov. Prince Turki bin Abdullah bin Abdul Aziz here as he inspected progress in the capital city.

Spain's Indra wins $314m for Riyadh public transport project

Spanish firm Indra has announced that it has won a €266 million ($314 million) contract to implement the world's biggest ticketing system for the Riyadh public transport systems.

GCC to invest over $200b in rail project

Over $200 billion will be invested in over 40,000km of rail across the GCC, Dr. Ahmed Bin Mohammed Bin Salim Al Futaisi, Oman Minister of Transport and Communications, said Sunday at the opening of the GCC Rail and Metro Conference 2015 in Muscat.