Tales of the Bedouin – Part XIV: The Lost City of Wabar

By Mark Lowey / 4 August 2021

Atlantis of the Sands? A lost city? A meteorite impact site? For years, the mystery of Wabar fascinated a young associate professor of geology at King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals in Dhahran. This is the story of his travels to the site – in Saudi Arabia’s Empty Quarter...

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  • Khalid K. Al Mulhim Appointed Executive Director of Corporate Affairs

    Khalid K. Al Mulhim Appointed Executive Director of Corporate Affairs

    By The Arabian Sun / 4 August 2021

    Khalid K. Al-Mulhim has been appointed as executive director of Corporate Affairs, effective August 1, 2021. He had previously been serving in the role in an acting capacity from April 2021. In his role he directs and administers all of the company’s interactions with government and non-government agencies.

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  • "Dear Folks": Chapter 16

    "Dear Folks": Chapter 16

    By Ken Slavin / 4 August 2021

    The second half of 1954 is a time of great change for the Webster family as younger daughter Susan leaves Dhahran at the tender age of 13 to attend boarding school in Switzerland. With older daughter Judy still at the American Community School in Beirut, it is Ken and Mildred’s first taste of “empty nest syndrome” and they have decidedly mixed feelings about it.

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