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Emaar Properties denies plans to build tower taller than the Burj Khalifa

Dubai-based developer issues statement to dismiss media reports.

November 4, 2013 11:31
 
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Jeddah Shisha smokers forced out

A law against smoking the pipes, known in Arabic as shisha, in public places has been in place for years in some other Saudi cities...

October 11, 2012 8:49
 
Top Cities of the Middle East survey

UAE is the Middle East’s top country to live and work in

Abu Dhabi, Dubai and Sharjah top the list of Middle East’s best cities to live and work in.

July 24, 2012 11:33
 
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Rising cost living concerns: Most expensive GCC cities in 2012

As two of the UAE’s cities make it onto a list of the most expensive cities in the world, compiled by Mercer (a global HR consultancy company.) Kipp presents to you eight of the most expensive cities to live in the GCC.

July 15, 2012 4:15
 
The Six Degrees of…Robert Fisk

The Six Degrees of…Robert Fisk

Robert Fisk is in the UAE this week to commemorate the 97th anniversary of the Armenian genocide. A much-beloved figure in the Middle East, Fisk is connected to many influential Arab personalities. Kipp even linked him to a local airline carrier’s first Emirati female pilot. Here’s how

April 28, 2012 10:09
 

Saudi signs $8.2B rail deal with Spanish Group

Saudi Arabia signed a contract worth 30.8 billion riyals ($8.2 billion) on Saturday with a Spanish consortium to build a high-speed railway connecting Islam's holiest cities, Mecca and Medina, with the port city of Jeddah.

January 14, 2012 5:34
 
Property professionals should think about moving to Jeddah

Property professionals should think about moving to Jeddah

Q3 2011 sees Jeddah’s real estate market enjoy the effects of additional government funds for housing as prices increase in retail and residential space; office space expected to drop, though.

November 16, 2011 3:31
 

Saudi Electricity to build $1.23B Shoaiba plant

State-controlled Saudi Electricity said on Saturday it signed a deal to build a new 4.6 billion Saudi-riyal ($1.23 billion) power plant in Shoaiba, some 120 km (75 miles) south of the Red Sea city of Jeddah.

October 30, 2011 3:07
 

Dar Alarkan to get $1B for Jeddah project

Saudi Arabia's biggest property developer Dar Alarkan said the Public Investment Fund (PIF) approved a 4 billion riyal ($1 billion) facility to finance the Qasr Khozam development project in Jeddah.

October 9, 2011 6:00
 

800,000 Saudis wait for government jobs

Applicants must consider jobs beyond Jeddah, insist officials.

July 3, 2010 10:31
 
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