Gusty Winds Damage Trees, Roofs, Towers at Dhahran - 1957

Gusty Winds Damage Trees, Roofs, Towers at Dhahran - 1957

BY The Arabian Sun / /

From the May 1, 1957 edition of The Sun and Flare. Sudden gusts of winds, reaching a velocity of 52 miles per hour, left a line of uprooted trees, buckled towers, and damaged roofs early Sunday afternoon in Dhahran and the surrounding area.

Ithra Gears up to Host Ninth Saudi Film Festival

Ithra Gears up to Host Ninth Saudi Film Festival

BY The Arabian Sun / /

The Saudi Film Festival, now in its ninth edition, will be held May 4-11 at the King Abdulaziz Center for World Culture (Ithra) in Dhahran. The festival is one of the most prominent annual initiatives held by the Cinema Association in partnership with Ithra and supported by the Film Commission.

Aramco, UPDC, and a Mastery of Data Management and Science

Aramco, UPDC, and a Mastery of Data Management and Science

BY The Arabian Sun / /

A decade ago, the top 50 global enterprises worldwide by market capitalization featured merely a handful of data-driven companies. Nowadays, data firms predominate: Apple, Microsoft, Google, Amazon, and Meta to name but a few. Moreover, many high-performance businesses, irrespective of sector, have become data companies in their own right.

High-level Sinopec Delegation Visits Aramco

High-level Sinopec Delegation Visits Aramco

BY The Arabian Sun / /

A high-level delegation from the China Petroleum & Chemical Corporation (Sinopec), led by Ma Yongsheng, chairman and secretary of the Leading Party Member Group, was welcomed to Aramco’s headquarters in Dhahran recently by members of the company’s corporate management...

AramcoWorld Reading Selections -  April 26, 2023

AramcoWorld Reading Selections - April 26, 2023

BY AramcoWorld / /

From the peak of Cerro Pachón in Chile, the 8.4-meter-wide telescope of the Vera C. Rubin Observatory is set to start scanning the skies this summer. Equipped with the world’s largest digital camera, it will capture images with an unprecedented resolution of 3.2 gigapixels.

Aramco Retiree Golf Group Teed It Up at TPC Sawgrass and World Golf Village, Ponte Vedra, Florida

Aramco Retiree Golf Group Teed It Up at TPC Sawgrass and World Golf Village, Ponte Vedra, Florida

BY Aramco ExPats / /

The Aramco Retiree Golf Group held their eighth overall and first 2023 event in Ponte Vedra, Florida at the Sawgrass Marriott Golf Resort & Spa, March 27-31, 2023. It was a fun-filled 5-days of activities including four rounds of golf at TPC Sawgrass Stadium and Dye’s Valley courses, World Golf Village Slammer & Squire, and King & Bear golf courses.

Blooming Marvelous: Countdown on to Taif Rose Festival 2023

Blooming Marvelous: Countdown on to Taif Rose Festival 2023

BY Arab News / /

A host of floral and fragrant events and attractions are set to welcome visitors to this year’s Taif Rose Festival. Organized by the Ministry of Culture, the event runs from April 21 to May 5. Taif is regarded as the leading producer of rose fragrances in the Middle East, with about 900 farms producing more than 300 million blooms from March to April every year.

Madinah Mosques, Historical Monuments a Big Hit During Eid

Madinah Mosques, Historical Monuments a Big Hit During Eid

BY Arab News / /

Mosques and historical monuments in Madinah have proved a big hit during the Eid Al-Fitr holidays, attracting huge numbers of visitors. Visiting mosques and monuments is part of the tour program for the millions of visitors Madinah receives a year due to its high religious status as the site of the Prophet’s Mosque, one of the Two Holy Mosques.

Gift Outlet Opens at Exhibit - 2005

Gift Outlet Opens at Exhibit - 2005

BY The Arabian Sun / /

From the April 20, 2005 edition of The Arabian Sun. If you want to cash in on the cache of the Saudi Aramco brand, there is now a shop where you can do just that, with the launch of a gift outlet at the Saudi Aramco Exhibit.

It's a Hit: Double Awards Win for Energy Radio

It's a Hit: Double Awards Win for Energy Radio

BY The Arabian Sun / /

Just five months after rebranding and relaunching, Aramco’s Energy Radio has won its first international awards. On April 18 in Las Vegas, the New York Radio Awards Storytellers Gala recognized Energy Radio with a bronze award and a finalist award.

Reflections on the 2023 KSA Reunion by John Cannon

Reflections on the 2023 KSA Reunion by John Cannon

BY John Cannon / /

First, some observations about what has and hasn’t changed since I was last in Kingdom in 1990. The first and most obvious change is how women are adapting to increasing freedoms and cultural changes. Women greeted us from behind the immigration desk when we arrived. Women are working.

The Arabian Peninsula in Living Color - 1973

The Arabian Peninsula in Living Color - 1973

BY The Arabian Sun / /

From the April 18, 1973 edition of The Arabian Sun. Aramco wanted a full-length motion picture that would do justice to the history of the Arabs from the birth of civilisation to the taking of Riyadh by King ‘Abd al-‘Aziz, one that would capture the spirit of Islam on one hand and the excitement of the discovery of oil at Dhahran on the other.

AramcoWorld Reading Selections -  April 16, 2023

AramcoWorld Reading Selections - April 16, 2023

BY AramcoWorld / /

“Breaking fast with pitir manta made with friends and family with the remembrance of God and the stories from our past is an amazing part of my personal Ramadan,” says Baltimore resident Nuriman Mamut Sheets.