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Bin Laden relatives reportedly killed in private jet crash
Politics & Economics»

Bin Laden relatives reportedly killed in private jet crash

Saturday, 1 August 2015 2:24 PM

Saudi Arabia says the dead are four members of Osama bin Laden's family, a prominent clan in the kingdom, in condolence message on Twitter

Hundreds of labourers caught working during Saudi summer ban
Construction»

Hundreds of labourers caught working during Saudi summer ban

Tuesday, 28 July 2015 2:02 PM

Employers of 250 construction workers to face penalties as workers are found working during the middle of the day

Saudi's Dar Al Arkan Q2 net profit falls 42%
Construction»

Saudi's Dar Al Arkan Q2 net profit falls 42%

Tuesday, 14 July 2015 1:50 PM

One of Saudi's largest developers says it made nearly $19m in the three months to June 30

King Salman launches major Grand Mosque expansion
Construction»

King Salman launches major Grand Mosque expansion

Sunday, 12 July 2015 3:17 PM

Expansion will include 1,470,000 square metres of development, capable of hosting 1,600,000 worshipers

Refunds for Saudi contractors 'could take years'
Banking & Finance»

Refunds for Saudi contractors 'could take years'

Thursday, 9 July 2015 4:47 PM

Companies owed money related to expat hiring fees may have to wait years, says industry insider

Rising Saudi land prices pushes hospital project $100m over budget
Construction»

Rising Saudi land prices pushes hospital project $100m over budget

Wednesday, 8 July 2015 11:00 AM

Soaring land and building material values have increased the total cost of the Riyadh project, developer says in a statement to Tadawul

From Chess City to Smurf villages & vertical farms: The Gulf's most outlandish projects
Construction»

From Chess City to Smurf villages & vertical farms: The Gulf's most outlandish projects

Wednesday, 8 July 2015 9:50 AM

Updated: We look at some of the projects pitched in the region over the last few years, including a lavish Alpine-style snowdome, a tower covered in flowers and an underwater tennis court

Cayan’s high-end Riyadh project breaks ground
Construction»

Cayan’s high-end Riyadh project breaks ground

Sunday, 5 July 2015 3:46 PM

CMC is a multi-use integrated commercial complex located on King Fahed Road

Germany's Hochtief JV wins $1.45bn Saudi airport deal
Construction»

Germany's Hochtief JV wins $1.45bn Saudi airport deal

Saturday, 4 July 2015 1:34 AM

Joint venture led by Hochtief will upgrade and expand King Khaled International Airport in Riyadh

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Construction»

From London to Iran, the latest contemporary mosque designs from around the world

Wednesday, 1 July 2015 9:14 AM

Mosques, being a place of worship for Muslims worldwide, typically incorporate traditional designs and a strict structure including a dome and minarets. But with the world turning to contemporary design, where does that leave classical mosque designs? Globally, countless architects and designers showed us that sticking to the typical guidelines to designing mosques is not the only way of presenting this place of worship- mosques are also forms of architecture that can be interpreted through modern design.

Middle East construction disputes almost double
Construction»

Middle East construction disputes almost double

Monday, 29 June 2015 3:38 PM

Contractors pursuing claims that were previously parked during global financial crisis

Saudi's Dur inks land deal to build mid-range hotel
Travel & Hospitality»

Saudi's Dur inks land deal to build mid-range hotel

Saturday, 27 June 2015 9:49 AM

Dur Hospitality signs 40-year land lease agreement to build three-star hotel in Yanbu

Saudi BinLadin Group in major shakeup
Construction»

Saudi BinLadin Group in major shakeup

Thursday, 25 June 2015 10:59 AM

Bakr Bin Laden, incumbent president at Saudi BinLadin Group (SBG), has relinquished a number of his major duties to other family members

Saudi Binladin prices $267m sukuk issue
Banking & Finance»

Saudi Binladin prices $267m sukuk issue

Monday, 22 June 2015 12:17 PM

One of the kingdom's largest construction firms, it builds airports, hospitals and universities as well as conducting work on the holy mosques

Undersupply of budget hotels in Saudi Arabia
Travel & Hospitality»

Undersupply of budget hotels in Saudi Arabia

Saturday, 20 June 2015 1:10 PM

Despite demand, the number of three- and four-star hotels in the kingdom remains low, according to report


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