Hofuf


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Hofuf

(hōfo͞of`) or

Al Hufuf

(äl ho͝o–), town (1993 pop. 225,847), E Saudi Arabia. Textile manufacturing, food processing, and Arabian horse breeding are important economic activities. It is also a trade center for dates, wheat, and fruit and has a large mosque. Originally called Hasa, it was the center of the Karmathian movement in the 10th cent. The oil fields of Shimanya are nearby.
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Land has reportedly been allocated near Hofuf and al-Ahsa airport in the eastern province.
First it allowed women to compete in the Olympics, now Saudi Arabia is planning the development of an industrial city for women, which will be based in Hofuf City, near to Al-Asha Airport.
Rezayat's current projects include Maaden, Manifa-Saudi Aramco, the Qurraya Power Plant-SEC and road bridges in Dammam, Al Hasa and Hofuf, all in the Eastern Province.
Berth occupancy at the Port was 60% on Tuesday where a total of seven ships namely, Nedlloyed Tasman, UASC Doha, Saudi Hofuf, MN Rana, Majestic, Dlace and Never Land are currently occupying berths to load/offload containers, cement, wheat, chemicals and furnace oil respectively during last 24 hours.
Summary: 100 protesters in Hofuf demand release of cleric, No immediate comment from government.
Ali, Regional Director, Lulu said within the next one year Lulu, which opened its first hypermarket last year in Al-Khobar will open 10 more stores in Saudi Arabia in cities including Riyadh, Jeddah, Dammam, Jubail and Hofuf.
Travelport courted travel agents in the Hofuf region of Saudi Arabia with an event showcasing its range of Galileo products and services.
It brightened our days and nights as we loaded the Saudi Hofuf.
Riyadh, Sha'aban 24, 1436 AH, June 10, 2015, SPA -- Ministry of Health said in its weekly statement that it recorded 12 confirmed cases of positive corona virus over the past week of 13-19 Sha'aban 1436 in Hofuf, Jeddah and Riyadh.
RIYADH, May 31 (KUNA) -- The Saudi Ministry of Health said Sunday that 11 people tested positive for MERS coronavirus infection in Taif and Hofuf cities over the last week.