Friday 3 July 2015

Dammam, Qatif metro to cost $16bn

The planned integrated public transport system for Saudi Arabia's Dammam and Qatif cities will cost around SR60 billion ($16 billion), a senior official was quoted as saying. Eastern Province Mayor Fahad Al-Jubair said in a re


Metros for Dammam and Qatif planned

Saudi Arabia's Cabinet has decided to implement integrated public transport systems, including Metros and buses, in Dammam and Qatif cities, a report said. The cabinet also set up a high-level committee under the Eastern Provi


Saudi jails 7 men for demonstrating

A Riyadh court has sentenced seven men to between six and 20 years in jail for offences that included taking part in protests in the town of Qatif, in Saudi Arabia's Eastern Province, state news agency SPA said. SPA said the s


Saudi blames strife on foreign country

Saudi Arabia blamed an unnamed foreign power for stirring up strife in its oil-rich Eastern Province, saying that 14 people had been injured. "A foreign country is trying to undermine national security by inciting strife in (the city of) A

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