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Saudi Arabia to Build New Mega City on Country’s North Coast

RIYADH (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia announced on Tuesday a $500 billion plan to create a business and industrial zone extending across its borders into...

Ceremony marks 75 years since El Alamein battle as Egypt mourns

El Alamein, Egypt, Oct 21, 2017 (AFP) - Delegates from former foes Saturday marked 75 years since the pivotal WWII battle of El Alamein...

Into the gym: first Saudi female head of sports should get women exercising

By Heba Kanso BEIRUT, Oct 20 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Saudi Arabia's appointment of its first female head of sports should attract more women into...

Study: Pollution kills 9 million a year, costs $4.6 trillion

NEW DELHI (AP) — Environmental pollution — from filthy air to contaminated water — is killing more people every year than all war and violence...

Saudi court sends Egyptian to jail for espionage

A Saudi newspaper is reporting that an Egyptian man has been sentenced to six years in prison on charges of attempting to disturb public...

World's largest indoor theme park to open in Dubai

The world's largest indoor theme park is set to open in Dubai this month to lure back some of the tourists and residents who...

World disasters cost $71 billion in first half of 2016

From earthquakes in Japan to wildfires in Canada, disasters cost the world economy $71 billion (62 billion euros) in the first half of the...

Burkini banned in France, PM supports

France's prime minister is expressing support for local bans of burkini swimsuits, saying the swimwear is based on the "enslavement of women" and therefore...

Saudi King Salman returns from holiday

Saudi Arabia's King Salman bin Abdulaziz returned home on Sunday after a month-long holiday in Morocco, and ordered a month's extra pay for Saudi...

Syrian refugees invent app for Germany's bureaucracy maze

Interminable queues, impenetrable paperwork, unpronounceable German words -- the hurdles for any newcomer to Europe's top economy can be daunting but now there's an...

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