Arabia: Land of Mystery

BY Aramco ExPats / /

Legends abound regarding the history of the Arabian Peninsula, where the earliest confirmed signs of human settlement date back over five thousand years to the epoch when the Egyptians were first establishing their civilization along the banks of the River Nile.

Security Message for U.S. Citizens

BY Jerry Hurych / /

The day of Ashura is a major religious commemoration of the martyrdom at Karbala of Imam Hussein, a grandson of the Prophet Muhammad (PBUH).

Basic Disaster Supplies Kit

BY Jerry Hurych / /

You have your Go Bag ready, but what about your home? Do you have enough food and water to last 3 days? Do you have a flashlight and batteries?

Banking Laws Changing for U.S. ExPats

BY Aramco ExPats / /

Frank Reilly from Reilly Financial Services recently shared with Aramco ExPats information regarding important changes taking effect concerning overseas bank accounts maintained by American citizens, including ExPats.

Discovering Islamic Art

BY Aramco ExPats / /

I first became an author in 2000 when my book 'The Children's Encyclopaedia of Arabia' was published. I had an opportunity to visit the Aramco schools in the Eastern Province of Saudi Arabia talking about it with the children, teachers and staff.

Faryal Completed Her Chinese Language Course

BY Engr. Iqbal Ahmed Khan / /

Faryal Haque recently completed Level 3 in her Chinese Language and Culture course from the Confucius Institute at the University of Karachi (UoK).

Ameen-Khatam-e-Quran of Baby Zoya Imran

BY Engr. Iqbal Ahmed Khan / /

Baby Zoya Imran is the elder daughter of Imran Ahmed Khan Ghouri and Erum Imran and granddaughter of Engr. Iqbal Ahmed Khan.

I’ve Been Riding on the Railroad

BY Aramco ExPats / /

A recent round-trip train ride between Seattle, Washington and Chico, California brought to mind some memorable past train rides in Russia while impressing me with how much Amtrak has upgraded and enhanced train travel in the U.S. in recent years.

Dr. Kiran A. Rehman’s Birthday and BBQ Party

BY Engr. Iqbal Ahmed Khan / /

October 2nd is the birthday of Dr. Kiran Ata ur Rehman, daughter of Eng. Iqbal Ahmed Khan. This year, the day was within a week time of Eid Ul Azha. 

Tragedy in Mecca

BY Aramco ExPats / /

Last Thursday, tragedy struck pilgrims on their way to visit the holy city of Mecca as more than 700 people died in a stampede on a walkway leading to the Jakarta pillars where the symbolic stoning of the devil is carried out by worshipers taking part in the Hajj.

Saving for Retirement: Tax Deductible vs Roth Contributions

BY Reilly Financial Advisors / /

Did you know, regardless of how savvy an investor is when choosing stocks, if they lack the understanding of which type of account is most effective for their personal financial situation, they could end up paying Uncle Sam tens of thousands or more in taxes than necessary over a lifetime.

Capital Splendor

BY Aramco ExPats / /

The recent gathering of Aramco annuitants in Washington, DC in celebration of visit of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman reminded us of what an enjoyable experience a visit to the nation's capital can be.

What is a Go-Bag?

BY Jerry Hurych / /

What is a go-bag? Aramco Expats | Jerry Hurych A go-bag is a term that refers to a bag packed with essentials you would want to have with you if you have to depart quickly.

What can the Consulate do in a Crisis?

BY Jerry Hurych / /

Our Goal To ensure that all U.S. citizen victims and families get appropriate, timely assistance and care when faced with crises.

Warden Wednesday

BY Jerry Hurych / /

Did You Know?... 8.7 million U.S. citizens live abroad and more than 80 million U.S. citizens travel abroad annually.

Global Entry Program

BY Jerry Hurych / /

Frequent Traveler to the US? Want to avoid long lines in immigration upon your return? Global Entry is a U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) program that allows expedited clearance for per-approved, low-risk travelers upon arrival in the United States.

Lost Passport Procedures

BY Jerry Hurych / /

Lost your passport? Have urgent travel? Not to worry. We can help! If you have lost your passport, the first step is to report that you lost your passport to the Consulate.

King Salman's U.S. Visit

BY Saudi Aramco News / /

Honoring a long history of cooperation and friendship between the Kingdom and the United States, the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman ibn ‘Abd Al-‘Aziz Al-Sa'ud took center stage at a pair of events hosted by the company during his recent visit to Washington, D.C.