House of Saud's original palaces now opens to the public at Turaif. The site is important to Islam as the birthplace of Wahhabism, an austere form of Islam.
Since Saudi Arabia's prince and prime minister decided to expand Saudi Arabia's tourism to include westerners, desert and historical tourism was top of the list.
The ancients used desert kites, or a sort of mega-trap to catch their prey. The structures seen from up high in the sky were named 'kites' by aviators in the 1920s.
The Future Investment Initiative, nicknamed Davos of the Desert, is opening Tuesday today, but US officials will be absent.
Saudi Arabia has “won” the bid to host the 2029 Asian Winter Games at what will be called its Trojena resort
Emirates might be the world's sexiest airline (though we don't suggest joining the Mile High club on a journey to Dubai) but Saudia but be the most eco-sexiest so far. The airline we have never heard of, the national flag carrier of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, has operated the world’s longest net positive flight in May this year.
Saudi Aramco has led a $18.5 million USD investment round with the The Savola Group to grow soilless agriculture at the Red Sea Farms in Saudi Arabia.
Africa is getting its Great Green Wall, meanwhile Saudi Arabia is also suffering from climate change-induced draught and is starting to do something about it by planting more local trees that love the desert.
The Ibri II solar power plant, Oman will supply power to 30,000 households. It's the first large scale solar power plant for this Middle East country.
The Azerbaijani Ministry of Energy and ACWA Power of Saudi Arabia held a groundbreaking ceremony for the 240 MW wind power plant that ACWA will build in the Asian country, with an investment value of $300 USD million.
Saudi Arabia plans to be carbon neutral by 2060, and says it will use carbon capture and storage technologies to get it there. Greenpeace calls its bluff.
Barely able to drive, Saudi women might be ruling a cabin near you. If we ever get to fly again.
A joint study found that mountain ecosystems are becoming increasingly fragile, under pressure from changes to land use and climate, overexploitation, pollution, demographic shifts and other factors which threaten livelihoods and food security.
Despite the general decrease in SO2 emissions around the world, the Middle East is still one of the worst polluted regions, specifically emissions around the Gulf region which did not witness any significant change between 2018 and 2019.
The kingdom announced the launch of 'Let’s Make it Green' - a plan that seeks to plant 10 million trees across the country by April 2021. But cut one down and pay a heavy price.