Abha


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Abha

 

city in southwestern Saudi Arabia, administrative center of Asir Province. Population, approximately 25,000. Abha is a caravan route junction and the center of an agricultural region which grows wheat, sorghum, dates, coffee, and rice; there is also animal breeding.

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The mosque attack in Abha in southern Saudi Arabia was the third blast to hit the country since May 22 when a suicide bomber killed 22 worshippers at a Shiite mosque in the Eastern Province.
Upon leaving Abha Regional Airport, the Vice Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques was seen off by Prince Faisal bin Khalid bin Abdulaziz, Governor of Asir region and a number of civil and military officials.
In Thursday's attack, a suicide bomber detonated an explosives-packed vest during noon prayers in the mosque inside a Saudi special forces headquarters in Abha, in the southern province of Asir, killing 15 people and wounding nine others.
Saudi security forces are seen inspecting the site of an explosion at a mosque in the special forces headquarters in Abha, in an image taken from Saudi's Al-Ekhbaria TV on August 6, 2015 (AFP Photo/)
Interior Minister offers condolences to Saudi Crown Prince following the terror blast which targeted the emergencies forces mosque in Abha, Asir region.
According to local sources, large groups of Saudi residents fled their homes in Abha in the Asir region after hearing powerful explosions.
We were able to compete and win sizable projects mainly the Abha Airport development project.
Abha is the capital of Asir province in Saudi Arabia.
Dr Abdulmuhsen Al Medaaj, Minister of Commerce and Industry of Kuwait, visited the Masharef Abha stand at Cityscape, held in Kuwait (December 7 to 9), to study the various investment opportunities of the project.
Air Arabia offers two weekly flights to Abha, making it easier and more convenient for passengers to travel between the two cities.
The seven men, aged between 20 and 24, were sentenced four years ago for armed robberies in gold shops in the Saudi city of Abha.
Two ships Santa Paola and MSC Sena carrying containers sailed out to sea on Friday morning, while three more New Delhi Express, Sudi Abha and War Now Sun carrying containers and wheat respectively were expected to sail the same day afternoon.