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One of the most beautiful privileges of growing up in the expat world in Saudi Arabia is that virtually everyone is different. A different race, ethnicity, religion. The main thread that ties us together is the expat culture...
During these challenging times, work at the Abqaiq horse stables has not stopped. The Abqaiq Arabian Horse Association (AAHA) team here have had to adapt and learn new skills to keep the horses and the facility in first-class condition.
When Saudi Aramco became a Global Partner of Formula 1 auto racing, it made perfect sense. Formula 1 is a sport based on technology, teamwork, and a constant drive for innovation.
With every stitch of Hindamme, his ready-to-wear fashion line, 32-year-old Mohammed Khoja inches closer to a global spotlight. Khoja launched Hindamme—an Arabic word he explains refers to “perfect form and harmony”—in 2016 for the youthful, playful and heritage-aware.
SAEEA first Online Progress Meeting held under Zoom on June 28, 2020. This is because of prevailing viral disease all over the World.
In the years that followed her arrival in Ain Dar in the autumn of 1948, Hamsah and Mohammed lived according to an annual rhythm, summering in Ain Dar village and moving to grazing areas with the herds for the rest of the year.
As my last official act for the now-cancelled 2020/21 reunion, I am seeking volunteers to lead the next reunion, which will hopefully be held in 2022.
1945 was a historically monumental year. The war in Europe had ended in May with the victory of the allies over Germany and the war with Japan would end in August.
The desert floor stretched before us as we headed west. As the hours passed and the heat soared, the terrain became flat and expansive with mirages dancing on the horizon. It was evening once more as we approached Tayma...
The company’s community in Shaybah has established a solar powered greenhouse to become self-sufficient in landscape supplies, reducing costs, emissions, and enhancing supply resilience.
From the moment he met Ibn Saud, Harry St. John Bridger Philby was mesmerised by the charisma of the King and made no secret of his dedication to the Saudi cause and the unification of the Arabian Peninsula.
The narrow lane passed under a vaulted passageway and emerged back into the bright sunshine as it wound through Tozeur’s Ouled el-Hadef quarter. The houses in this centuries-old neighborhood open privately onto interior courtyards, offering the narrow streets only tall exterior walls with high, slitted windows and stout doors made of palm wood.
On Wednesday, we announced the successful completion of our acquisition of a 70% stake in Saudi Basic Industries Corporation (SABIC) — one of the world’s most significant, diversified chemicals companies — from the Public Investment Fund, the sovereign wealth fund of Saudi Arabia.
This is a brief history of two women, mother and daughter, and their fateful journey to Al Hasa in 1948. As told by a devoted descendant, this chronicle of their lives...
While many countries in the world have halted construction work and put projects on hold due to the pandemic, Saudi Arabia continues to move forward with its giga-projects, including the homeland of its forefathers, Diriyah.
With The King’s good offices, Harry had prospered in his business ventures and was proprietor of The Ford Motor Company franchise in Jeddah. He owned a house in Riyadh, given to him by Ibn Saud and a beautiful Saudi wife named Rozy.
Aramco today announced the successful completion of its share acquisition of a 70% stake in Saudi Basic Industries Corporation (SABIC) from the Public Investment Fund (PIF), the sovereign wealth fund of Saudi Arabia, for a total purchase price of SAR 259.125 billion (US$ 69.1 billion), equating to SAR 123.39 price per share.
Al and Pat Denyer announce the birth of their second great-grandson on June 8, 2020. Lucas James Herron was born to Kayla and Grant Herron of Arlington, Virginia.
Hussain Albahrani can see the miraculous in the mundane. That talent won him the Society of Professional Engineers’ (SPE) Gulf Coast North America Regional Award-Ph.D. Division for a project that provides a model for predicting rock failure while drilling is ongoing.