A third redesign of the 40 km causeway linking Bahrain and Qatar, said to be the world's longest man-made bridge, is now in its final stages - 12 years after the project was first proposed.
The new BD1.1 billion ($2.9 billion) is ex
French engineering giant Alstom has signed a preliminary deal to build a high-speed 150 km rail line linking Basra and Baghdad in Iraq, said a report.
The proposed line would involve a 650km network and handle speeds of up to 250km per hou
A 350-km national railway network is being planned by the UAE to ease traffic congestion, a report said.
The track will link Abu Dhabi to the east coast and will eventually be connected with the proposed GCC-wide railway network, the Gulf