Saudi Arabia

World's largest hotel coming to Mecca

World's largest hotel coming to Mecca

With 10,000 rooms planned, Abraj Kudai in Saudi Arabia will be the world's largest hotel by room count
How elevators will work in the world's tallest building

How elevators will work in the world's tallest building

High rolling residents of Saudi Arabia's Kingdom Tower will be able to summon elevators with their phones
Saudi Arabia to build world's tallest tower

Saudi Arabia to build world's tallest tower

Work starts this week on Kingdom Tower in Jeddah, which will usurp Dubai's Burj Khalifa as world's tallest
Economy brand Ibis opens first Saudi Arabian hotel

Economy brand Ibis opens first Saudi Arabian hotel

It is possible to go cheap in the Arab kingdom, thanks to plans by Accor's Ibis brand
U.S. issues Middle East travel alert over terror threat

U.S. issues Middle East travel alert over terror threat

State Department says al Qaeda may launch attacks in Middle East, North Africa and beyond
Disease warning over Saudi Hajj travel

Disease warning over Saudi Hajj travel

Saudi Arabia warns pilgrims to wear masks to stop spread of deadly new coronavirus
Paris Hilton whips up a storm in Mecca

Paris Hilton whips up a storm in Mecca

The celebrity's fifth store in Saudi Arabia is in the country's holiest city. Many Muslims are not impressed
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