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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57- year- old Mahavir Yadav died of a heart attack in the Hofuf district of the Eastern Province of Saudi Arabia on May 22 this year.
Meanwhile, confirming network expansion, Al Baker said new services were scheduled to be launched to Al Hofuf, Saudi Arabia on May 15, followed by Istanbul Sabiha Ga.
Earlier this year, flydubai began flights to Hofuf in Saudi Arabia and Emirates started services to Boston in the United States, Taipei in Taiwan and Kiev in Ukraine.
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flydubai is the first airline to offer a direct air link between Dubai and Hofuf, opening up new opportunities for trade and tourism.
SAUDI ARABIA -- A Saudi staff nurse crosses the street on her way to the King Fahad hospital in the city of Hofuf, 370 kms East of the Saudi capital Riyadh, on June 16, 2013.
Meanwhile, the remains of Dost Salay, a stranded Pakistani worker who died in a work-related accident in Hofuf, have been repatriated to Pakistan.
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.
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.