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Dammam

 

(al-Dammam), a city in Saudi Arabia, the administrative center of Eastern Province. Population, approximately 20,000. It is a port on the Persian Gulf; about 70 percent of all imported goods pass through Dammam (grain, tea. coffee, sugar, and textiles and other industrial goods). It is connected by railroad to Riyadh. It is located in an important oil region (including the Dammam and Abgaig fields). It is also a fishing center.

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The event will be held in Red See mall in Jeddah, Granada Mall in Al Riyadh and Al Rashid Mall in Al Dammam.
Officials at King Fahad International Airport in Al Dammam caught the man when he was attempting to leave the kingdom, Step Feed quoted Akhbaar 24 .
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Among its supporters are King Khaled's Foundation, Tamer Group, Haji Husein Alireza (HHA), UCA, Med Gulf, Saudi Investment Bank, NCB, Orix, and AkarOne along with prominent academic institutions such as the Gulf University, Al Dammam University, Al Faisal University and King Abdulaziz University (KAU).
It's also working on an industrial city in the eastern city of Al Dammam, the chief executive said.
"Queen" Ahlam posted a series of pix of a recent trip to Saudi Arabia, where one of the shots pictured her in her private jet in Riyadh after returning from Al Dammam, where she held a private performance at a wedding ceremony.
The team met and trained at the Al Wasl stadium before they were due to leave for Al Dammam, Saudi Arabia, today.
"By 2011 will have 18 flights per week from Riyadh, Jeddah and Al Dammam to Dubai" added Al Hamdan who also mentioned that nasair now operates more than 450 flights weekly, and successfully added 7 new destinations during the year 2010 in Syria, Sudan and India.