An extraordinary high quality color pictures of Riyadh in 1950, taken by Dr. Darrell Crain. The photos came from the Crain family who donated the photos to the Washington D.C. public library. Dr. Crain was an American doctor who was brought to Riyadh, Saudi Arabia in April 1950 to treat the late founding King Abdulaziz… Continue reading Stunning High Quality Color Photos of Saudi Arabia in 1950s
Drifting stunt drivers created the largest tire mark image, 883.98 m² (9,515 ft²) by drifting their way into a world record. The record was achieved by AlJazirah Vehicles Agencies and AlJazirah Ford Racing in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. Watch the video below.
Smuggler caught trying to sneak 48,000 cans of Heineken beer disgusted as Pepsi into Saudi Arabia. Customs officers at the Al Batha border crossing with the UAE discovered that the alcoholic beer cans were covered with Pepsi plastic stickers.
A truck caught on video driving on a Dhahran–Jubail Expressway in Saudi Arabia with its cargo bed raised causing it to crash into the highway sign. Despite the honking of the horns from other drivers, the truck driver kept on going.
The Kingdom Tower in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, which begin construction last month, will feature the world’s fastest double-decker elevator that will travel over 660 meters (2,165ft) in one go. It will ascend the mighty skyscraper at a high speed of over 10 meters (32 ft) per second. The elevator by Kone will use high-tech carbon fibre cables, and this UltraRope technology is lighter… Continue reading World’s Fastest Elevators For Kingdom Tower
Saudi Arabia will witness the opening of an important new landmark when the multi-use sports arena at the King Abdullah Sports City (KASC) in Jeddah host the final of the King’s Cup today, May 1, 2014. Located about 50 km from Jeddah, King Abdullah Sports City stadium will hold around 60,000 spectators. The Stadium will offer free Wi-Fi that allows spectators… Continue reading King Abdullah Sports City Opens Today
An astronaut captured an amazing photo aboard the International Space Station on December 12, 2013. The image shows a white flash of lightning amidst the yellow city lights of Kuwait and Saudi Arabia. Researchers are now using instruments aboard the space station to try and find out more about lightning and its effects.
Prince Charles did his best to enter into the spirit of things during a ceremony celebrating cultural life in Saudi Arabia last night. The Prince of Wales joined members of the Saudi royal family in an Ardah ( sword dance) in a stadium in capital Riyadh. The prince wore a flowing outfit known as a ‘thobe’,… Continue reading Prince Charles Takes Part in Saudi Sword Dance