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These are the most expensive cities in the Middle East

Can you guess who’s number one?

July 5, 2015 3:00
Workers - illustrative purposes only

Thousands queue to exit Saudi Arabia

Illegal workers take advantage of three-month grace period to exit the kingdom.

May 29, 2013 2:14
Renewable energy absolutely necessary for Saudi

‘Renewable energy absolutely necessary’ – Saudi

Oil saving win-win drives Saudi solar power boom...

May 23, 2013 4:56
Saudi expats find housing difficult and pricy

Riyadh expats struggle with housing

"Help! I can't find anywhere to live. All the housing managers just tell me their waiting lists are months and months long," posted a British man seeking a home for his family.

December 20, 2012 9:42
Sunset in the Gulf

Quality of living in GCC cities: IN PICTURES

A recently released Mercer 'Quality of Living' survey shows us where major cities in the GCC rank. The study looks at infrastructure, healthcare, education, political and social issues among many other factors.

December 4, 2012 3:43

At least 22 killed in Riyadh fuel truck blast

The blast, which struck at around 7.20 a.m. local time, was on one of the capital's busiest roads but because Saudi Arabia is still observing the Eid al-Adha holiday, traffic was lighter than normal.

November 1, 2012 4:55

Riyadh industrial building hit by explosion

An industrial building in eastern Riyadh was almost entirely destroyed by a large explosion on Thursday, a Reuters witness said. The building…

November 1, 2012 10:05
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

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
Saudi haunted hospital

Saudi ghost-hunters raid “haunted” hospital

The dingy corridors and gloomy wards of a long-abandoned Saudi Arabian hospital have drawn hundreds of amateur ghost hunters who believe it to be haunted by jinn, the malevolent spirits of the Koran and Arabian mythology.

May 30, 2012 5:35