VIDEO: Saudi Arabia’s Megacity ‘NEOM’ Is Happening, and the Middle East Will Never Be the Same Again

VIDEO: Saudi Arabia’s Megacity ‘NEOM’ Is Happening, and the Middle East Will Never Be the Same Again

  It was previously announced that Saudi Arabia is set to build a $500 billion megacity, covering an area three times as large as New York City — and we now have a more clear idea of how this is going to turn out!   The 10,000-square-mile megacity, NEOM, just released this promotional video and […]

Saudi Arabia’s Latest Announcement Is Another Step Forward for Women

Saudi Arabia’s Latest Announcement Is Another Step Forward for Women

After the world celebrated Saudi Arabia’s latest ruling that will allow its women to drive vehicles next year, another baby step towards women’s empowerment has been made.     King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud has just announced that women will be allowed entry into three sports stadiums — something that was sadly denied to […]

Saudi Arabia’s Zamzam Well to Be Renovated Before Ramadan

Saudi Arabia’s Zamzam Well to Be Renovated Before Ramadan

Mohamed El Fishawy

  Saudi Arabia’s king, Salman bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud, has just approved a project for renovating the miraculously-generated source of water from God, the Zamzam water well. The execution of the project is set to last for seven months and is expected to be finished by the next fasting month of Ramadan.     “The project features […]

Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Just Shocked the World with His Latest Announcement

Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Just Shocked the World with His Latest Announcement

Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince, Mohammad bin Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, just shocked the world with his latest announcement. “The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia will return to what it was before — a country of moderate Islam that is open to all religions, and to the world,” the prince said.     The comment was […]

Saudi Arabia Appoints Its First Ever Female Spokesperson

Saudi Arabia Appoints Its First Ever Female Spokesperson

For the first time ever, Fatimah Baeshen has just been appointed as the first female spokesperson for the Saudi Embassy in Washington, DC.     Baeshan was a director at the Washington-based think tank Arabia Foundation. She joined after working with the Saudi Ministry of Labor and the Saudi Ministry of Economy and Planning in Riyadh […]

Evacuation of over 600 Pilgrims After Fire Breaks out in Mecca Hotel

Evacuation of over 600 Pilgrims After Fire Breaks out in Mecca Hotel

Yesterday, a fire broke out in a 15-storey hotel occupied by 600 Turkish and Yemeni pilgrims in Aziziyah neighborhood, located in Mecca (KSA). Thanks to civil defense teams and disaster risk reduction procedures, no casualties have been reported.     The Saudi Press Agency quoted a spokesman for the Saudi Civil Defense General Department in Mecca, […]