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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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It's like being in a close-knit family," Damman noted.
In addition to London, MEA has also resumed services to Paris and Frankfurt in Europe along with a number of Middle Eastern destinations, including Dubai, Jeddah, Riyadh, Damman, Kuwait and Cairo.
NAS President Mohammed Al Zeer also disclosed his ambition to pioneer low cost airline services in the Middle East, using an initial five A320 aircraft flying from Saudi Arabia's Jeddah, Riyadh and Damman Airports from summer next year.
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Saudi Arabia is trying to get a share of the Gulf trade and wider regional trade by opening a re-export zone at Damman.
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The women, jailed for the murder of fellow nurse Ms Yvonne Gilford in 1996, were released last night from Damman Central Prison.
Grant Ferrie flew out to Saudi Arabia to see McLauchlan in Damman Jail.
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GEC manufactures its equipment from its headquarters in Gloucester, MA, and through its joint-venture company in Damman, India, Kabra Gloucester Engineering.
Kareem, director of the Calicut-based Health School of Naturopathy & Yoga in India, A renowned expert in naturopathy, who strongly advocates the notion that proper food is the key to good health and critical to a patient's well-being, will deliver two lectures in Riyadh and one in Damman next week.