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Egypt: AD Ports, Red Sea Port Authority ink cruise terminals deal to boost tourism

The agreement, which includes a total investment of $4.7m over the next 15 years, aims to make the terminals operational by 2025

Major bridge opens as part of Al Garn Al Sabkha-Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Road Intersection Improvement Project. Image RTA X

Dubai opens new bridge to ease traffic at this major intersection: See details

Travel time is expected to decrease by 70 per cent for those using Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Road towards Al Yalayes Street in the direction of Jebel Ali Port, with journeys dropping from 21 minutes to just seven minutes

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Kuwait signs $102m loan to develop Bahrain’s power grid

The loan agreement between Kuwait and Bahrain is financing the development of a 400 kilovolt transmission line

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UAE rates 5th in road quality, 10th in public transport globally, reveals WEF report

The report underscores the UAE’s efforts to bolster its infrastructure, making it a competitive and attractive destination for international business and tourism

Nakheel awards contracts for Palm Jebel Ali infrastructure works

Nakheel awards contracts for Palm Jebel Ali infrastructure works

Palm Jebel Ali will serve as a significant residential and leisure anchor for the new Expo 2020 urban centre

World, Mawani break ground on $250m Jeddah Logistics Park

DP World, Mawani break ground on $250m Jeddah Logistics Park

The groundbreaking follows on the heels of DP World opening freight forwarding offices in Dammam, Jeddah and Riyadh

AD Ports explores development of multi-purpose port in Bangladesh

The partnership between AD Ports Group and the Chittagong Port Authority is poised to further strengthen economic cooperation

Mina Al Hamriya expansion project completed by DP World Image DP World

DP World concludes major expansion of Mina Hamriya project

The enhancements will enable the handling of a wider variety of vessels from traditional dhows to Ro-Ro, bulk and container carriers

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Dubai Quality of Life Strategy 2033: Sheikh Hamdan announces massive infrastructure upgrade

The strategy includes a host of initiatives designed to enhance wellbeing across various facets of Dubai’s urban environment

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At Dubai South, the future takes shape now: Khalifa Al Zaffin

The executive chairman of Dubai Aviation City Corporation and Dubai South sets out in detail the ongoing mega development in the new city

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Saudi IPO: Miahona Company to list shares on Tadawul

Miahona was established as one of the first proponents of the public-private partnership (PPP) model in the kingdom

ADQ acquires key stake in Australia's Plenary Group

Abu Dhabi’s ADQ acquires key stake in Australia’s Plenary Group

Set up in 2004, Plenary has a portfolio of 21 assets under management valued at over $25bn across Australia and the Middle East

UAE

Iraq, Turkey, Qatar, UAE sign preliminary deal for $17bn Development Road project

The project will establish a vital connection between Iraq’s Grand Faw Port in the south, renowned for its oil resources, and Turkey in the north

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UAE weather: National Ambulance to the rescue; Dubai to enhance emergency response

National Ambulance provided critical emergency medical care and transportation to hospitals amidst a 91 per cent surge in call volume compared to regular days

New 3-lane Al Khaleej Street Tunnel project to ease traffic flow Image RTA

Dubai: New Al Khaleej Street Tunnel project to ease traffic, cut travel time

The state-of-the-art tunnel will span 1,650 metres and is designed to accommodate up to 12,000 vehicles per hour in both directions

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Investcorp Capital joins $4.2bn JFK redevelopment project

The construction of Terminal 6 will be executed in two phases, with Phase I already underway and expected to be completed by 2025

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BlackRock, KKR sell ADNOC oil pipeline stake to Lunate

BlackRock and KKR bought the stake for $4bn in 2019 in a landmark deal

Major road improvement project nears completion, shares RTA

Major road improvement project 75% complete, shares RTA

Once completed, the project is expected to reduce journey times significantly, with peak hour travel times expected to be slashed by up to 40 per cent

RTA inaugurates cycling tracks in Al Khawaneej, Mushrif

Dubai: Cycling tracks in Al Khawaneej, Mushrif now open to public

The new tracks mark a significant step towards Dubai’s ambitious goal of reaching 1,000 kilometres of cycling tracks by 2030

Abu Dhabi greenlights Dhs66bn development blitz in 2024 Image Ab Dhabi Media Office

Abu Dhabi green-lights Dhs66bn development drive in 2024

Marking a significant focus on bolstering the housing sector, over Dhs59bn has been earmarked for the development of housing and public facilities throughout Abu Dhabi

Reed smith experts on how Saudi giga-projects can introduced innovation to offset risks

Saudi giga-projects: How innovation can offset risks

There is an increasing awareness in the kingdom’s construction market of the necessity for more collaborative contracting methods to get these giga-projects across the finish line – efficiently and profitably

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Dubai: RTA announces Dhs700m upgrade to Al Khail Road

The project will expand the capacity of current intersections and bridges by approximately 19,600 vehicles per hour to streamline the traffic flow along Al Khail Road

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Dubai breaks ground on mega $150m Agri Terminals facility

Agri Terminals will be Dubai’s largest multi-tenant facility for integrated agricultural processing and silo storage

KEZAD Titan Signing deal to build lithium processing plant

Abu Dhabi’s KEZAD to host Dhs5bn lithium processing plant

Titan Lithium Industries has signed a 50-year land lease agreement with KEZAD to build the plant in Khalifa Industrial Area (KEZAD Al Ma’mourah)

Dubai launches world's first sustainable mobile floating fire station

Dubai launches world’s first sustainable mobile floating fire station

The station boasts a notable speed of 11 miles per hour, allowing it to swiftly reach incident locations

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Abu Dhabi International Airport is now Zayed International Airport

The new name reflects the airport’s commitment to innovation, seamless travel experiences, and sustainability

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NEOM launches members-only club Xaynor

With its untouched seafront location, Xaynor will offer club members an opportunity to escape the hustle and bustle of city life, and recharge in a secluded, exclusive environment

Saudi Arabia visitors cross 100 million

Saudi Arabia visited by 100 million tourists in 2023

The kingdom aims to attract 150 million tourists by 2030, with 80 million domestic and 70 million international tourists

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Jeddah Central signs SAR12bn contract to develop architectural landmarks

The Jeddah Central Development Company is a Public Investment Fund (PIF)-owned developer, mandated with redeveloping Saudi Arabia’s historic city

Road-toll operator Salik to build two new toll gates in Dubai

This is where Dubai’s new Salik gates will be located

The two gates will be located at Business Bay Crossing on Al Khail Road, and Al Safa South on Sheikh Zayed Road