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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"The upgrades of the gas turbines at Hofuf Plant will not only help achieve efficiency and output improvements but also extend maintenance intervals and lower emissions, to the benefit of Saudi Cement and the wider community," he added.
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.
The Hofuf campus also provides facilities for Saudi
Earlier this week, a similar accident took place in Al Hofuf, Saudi Arabia, in a road crash when the 4WD they were travelling in crashed into another car.
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.
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. He said construction of hypermarkets and department stores is currently under way in the Eastern Province, Riyadh and Jeddah.
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.