For the millions of Muslims set to start the annual haj pilgrimage in Makkah on Tuesday, the challenge of reaching the city where Islam was born has paled in comparison with finding their way once they got here.
Islam's holiest city
Homes in historic neighbourhoods in Muharraq, Bahrain, could finally be redeveloped as part of a multi-million-dinar heritage scheme.
They are located on the Pearl Route, which has been granted World Heritage Site status by the Un
The chambers of commerce of Iran and Oman along with an Iranian private sector shipping company have signed a deal to form a new shipping route next month between the Sultanate’s Sohar Port and Iran’s souther port of Shahid Rajae, ac
Saudi Railways Organisations (SRO) has signed a deal for SR16.02 billion ($4.3 billion) with a branch of China Railway Construction Corporation (CRCC) in Saudi Arabia for the second phase of a main freight route between Dammam and Riyadh which s
The Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) of Dubai, UAE, has launched a new tourist route during weekends for the Dubai Ferry service from Al Mamzar marine transport station.
Hussein Khansaheb, director of marine transport at RTA Pu
Lockheed Martin, a global security and aerospace company, has secured a deal with Bahrain Airport Company (BAC) for the implementation of its route analysis tool at Bahrain International Airport.
The technology, Beontra B Route De
Airlines including Qantas Airways and Air Berlin altered their flight paths months ago to avoid Ukrainian air space after fighting flared up in the region, raising questions about why others did not do the same.
Etihad Airways, the national airline of the UAE, is set to launch six new routes in the first half of next year.
It will commence daily flights to Madrid (Spain), Edinburgh (Scotland), Kolkata (India) and Enteb
Qatar Airways, a member of the oneworld alliance, recently celebrated five years of flying to Houston, Texas.
The airline began daily, non-stop service between Houston George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH) and Doha on March 3
Egypt-based Al Abbas Transport, a trading and logistics firm, has expanded its network with the addition of its latest route between Erqan and Khartoum.
The new route coincides with the opening of the Egypt-Sudan overland l