Habib ur Rehman Celebrated His 11th Happy Birthday

BY Engr. Iqbal Ahmed Khan / /

Habib ur Rehman is the son of Dr. Ata ur Rehman and Dr. Kiran A. Rehman and the grandson of Engr. Iqbal Ahmed Khan, V.P. of Saudi Aramco Ex-Employees Association Karachi (SAEEA).

Valor and Loyalty of Saudi Soldiers

BY Abdulateef Al-Mulhim / /

It has been a few months since the start of operation Decisive Storm that was launched to bring peace to Yemen and rid it of Houthi rebels who wanted to cause chaos in the country and even threatened Saudi Arabia's security. 

We Need Action And Clear-Cut Laws On Harassment

BY Khaled Almaeena / /

The arrest of several youth who were filmed harassing two young girls in the Corniche area of Jeddah during the Eid holidays should be an eye opener for all. 

Hot Tap and Stopple: On Call for Reliability

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

The Hot Tap and Stopple (HT&S) team is on 24-hour standby to ensure that no disruption occurs to the company’s flow of oil through its vast network of pipelines. 

Nuclear Deal: What’s in it for us?

BY Abdulateef Al-Mulhim / /

Now, the deal is sealed. A nuclear agreement has been signed between Iran and a number of the most powerful nations of the world — five permanent members of the UN Security Council plus Germany. 

Cruise Deadline August 11

BY Aramco ExPats / /

There is still time to act for people who would like to cruise the Méxican Riviera with the Aramco ExPats Travel Club in October but have not yet booked their places.

Staley Newsletter - Wedding

BY Aramco ExPats / /

July 23rd, 2014 Shawn and Hannah Graham became Husband & Wife. The two families joined for 10 wonderful, memory making, happy, fun days.

Cruising in Alaska with Fred Bobb and Barbara

BY Aramco ExPats / /

Some people, like Aramco ExPat Fred Bobb, have all the luck. At this very moment, Fred and Barbara are cruising the southeastern coast of Alaska on a Celebrity Cruise ship. 

Eid ul Fitr Celebrations in Karachi

BY Engr. Iqbal Ahmed Khan / /

In order to thank Almighty Allah for blessing the month of Ramazan Eid-ul-Fitr was celebrated throughout the country with great religious enthusiasm on July 18, 2015.

Inciting The Gullible Young Against The Other

BY Khaled Almaeena / /

The report of the arrest of 431 suspected militants from 9 nationalities came as a relief. The arrests made over a period of time will go a long way to prevent further attacks on innocents. 

What in the World is a “BHOG”?

BY Aramco ExPats / /

Aramcons are notorious for their distinctive sense of humor. We all have stories to tell that would well illustrate the phenomenon.

N-Deal: Does It Matter?

BY Abdulateef Al-Mulhim / /

No, it does not matter. Iran’s nuclear deal does not matter because deal or no deal the result at the end of the day is going to be the same.

SAEEA Member - Syed Mahmood Ali

SAEEA Member - Syed Mahmood Ali

BY Engr. Iqbal Ahmed Khan / /

Syed Mahmood Ali, Saudi Aramco Badge No. 71274, the living legend, a senior member, 80+ years of age, SAEEA Member, recently moved from the USA to Pakistan and plans to stay here. SAEEA Representatives visited Mahmood to welcome him in Pakistan.

Retraction of Wayne Powell Obituary

BY Aramco ExPats / /

We wish to apologize to Wayne and Patricia Powell for incorrectly reporting in the obituaries section of last week’s newsletter that Wayne had passed away. We were wrong.

Getting Lizards a New Home

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

Environmental assessment discovers dhubs on intended project site. Dhub, or spiny-tailed lizards, spend most of the day basking in the sun, so they typically inhabit rocky areas with good shelter for when they need to burrow underground.

Ruling The Waters

BY Abdulateef Al-Mulhim / /

A few days ago, Deputy Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, who is also Saudi Arabia’s defense minister, flew to the United States aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN-71), which is fourth of the USS Nimitz-class aircraft carriers.

An Unforgettable Leader

BY Abdulateef Al-Mulhim / /

It was not an easy task to hold one of the most demanding positions in one of the most strategically important and influential countries of the world for four long decades. 

Around the Horn & Around the World

BY Aramco ExPats / /

Baseball fans are familiar with the expression “Around the horn.” For non-fan readers, that’s an expression used to describe when infielders throw the ball from one to another to another after a batter strikes out or an out is made at first base.