New dam above Bisha reservoir to generate 15,000MW
The Bisha dam in Jazan, the largest reservoir of water in Saudi Arabia, has the capacity to supply 220,000 cubic meters of water daily, thereby saving SAR 36 billion for public coffers, said the Minister of Water and Electricity Abdullah Al-Hussayen.
Egypt to issue smart cards to fuel stations next month
Egypt will begin using smart cards in the next few weeks to distribute gasoline and diesel, Oil Minister Sherif Haddara said on Thursday, in a step towards meeting IMF terms for a loan.
Saudi charities face funding crisis over terror fears
Credible Saudi charities are facing a funding crisis because of recent measures aimed at clamping down on terrorists using charities as fronts to raise funds and launder money.