Saudi futuristic city turns into a mirage in Covid-19 era

In the Red Sea coastal province of Tabuk, where the futuristic city of NEOM was meant to rise from the desert, royals have hunkered down in new construction, the paint barely dry on the palace walls. On the horizon, Jordan’s Aqaba port and Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula are visible but unreachable. The Arab littoral neighbors, envisioned … Continue reading Saudi futuristic city turns into a mirage in Covid-19 era