Saudi Arabia opens high-speed rail linking Islam’s holy cities (Guardian)

Saudi Arabia’s King Salman has inaugurated a high-speed rail link between the two holiest cities in Islam, part of efforts to boost tourism as the country seeks to shed dependence on oil exports. The 280-mile (450-km) Haramain railway connecting Mecca…

Saudi theaters to show 1st Arab film, after 35-year ban (Anadolu Agency)

Movie theatres in Saudi Arabia this week will screen an Egyptian film for the first time following the reversal of a 35-year ban on public cinemas. Entitled “Al-Badla”, or “The Suit”, the movie — set to debut in the kingdom… is the number one site on all things Lagos. It will curate and aggregate news about Lagos - the city and the state as well as the people of the city. It will become the pre-eminent news site covering Lagos and its people, businesses and personalities, events and celebrations, celebrities and criminals. will be the beating heart of Lagos when it comes to news. If it’s not here, it’s not Lagos. covers Lagos like no other site. We are democratic, non-partisan, all Lagos! Itesiwaju eko!!!