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2011-08-11 15:23:00

WASHINGTON, Aug. 11, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) recently acquired work from two contemporary Saudi artists, Ahmed Mater and Abdulnasser Gharem, which will be featured in its permanent collection on Middle Eastern and Islamic art. "This acquisition provides people with an opportunity to learn more about Saudi art," said Saudi Ambassador to the United States, Adel bin Ahmed Al-Jubeir. "Exhibits like this strengthen cultural ties between...

2011-08-03 14:50:00

WASHINGTON, Aug. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Tuesday, the Little League announced that the Arabian-American youth baseball team from Dhahran, Saudi Arabia will advance to the World Series in South Williamsport, Pennsylvania, which begins on August 18. "The World Series provides an opportunity for youth to facilitate cultural interaction among different nations and improve understanding," said Saudi Ambassador to the United States, Adel bin Ahmed Al-Jubeir. "Saudi Arabia is...

2011-08-02 10:28:00

WASHINGTON, Aug. 2, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz approved plans last week to upgrade public libraries in Saudi Arabia through the King Abdullah Project for the Development of Public Libraries. The plan includes updating and digitalizing more than 80 public libraries throughout the Kingdom over five years. "This project exemplifies Saudi Arabia's commitment to its people to expand and improve educational opportunities," said...

2011-07-28 14:01:00

WASHINGTON, July 28, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Saudi Aramco and U.S.-based Dow Chemical have announced a joint venture to build and operate a world-scale, fully integrated chemicals complex in Jubail Industrial City in Saudi Arabia. The authorization for the new joint venture, named "Sadara Chemical Company," comes after an extensive project feasibility study and front-end engineering and design effort that began in 2007. "Saudi Arabia's free market economy has undergone remarkable...

2011-06-24 12:41:00

WASHINGTON, June 24, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia today issued the following statement regarding the false story being circulated on the Internet regarding implications of Saudi Arabian Airlines membership in the Delta Airlines SkyTeam Alliance: "Rumors being circulated via the Internet regarding passenger flight restrictions on Saudi Arabian Airlines are completely false. The Government of Saudi Arabia does not deny visas to U.S. citizens based on their...

2011-05-24 17:49:00

WASHINGTON, May 24, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Royal Embassy of Saudi Arabia hosted the second annual Saudi-U.S. Health Bridge Symposium today. The symposium is sponsored by the General Directorate of Medical Services Armed Forces of Saudi Arabia and the Medical Services Section Armed Forces of the United States. The conference was developed to help physicians from both nations build a larger network of doctors for use on international and domestic levels. Together they work to...

2011-03-08 14:26:00

WASHINGTON, March 8, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- His Excellency Minister Ali Al-Naimi, the Minister of Petroleum and Mineral Resources for the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia discussed recent concerns surrounding crude oil prices and reserves in an interview with the Saudi Press Agency. During the interview, he outlined the ways the Kingdom is working to ensure stability in the oil market and discussed the recent surge in prices. Minister Al-Naimi stated that Saudi Arabia has 3.5 million...

2011-03-02 16:53:00

WASHINGTON, March 2, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Last night, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia's Ambassador to the United States, Adel bin Ahmed Al-Jubeir, hosted a private screening of Arabia 3D at the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History in Washington, D.C. There were more than 450 guests in attendance, including members of Congress, former U.S. ambassadors to Saudi Arabia and members of the diplomatic corps. To date, Arabia 3D has been seen by more than 700,000 people in the U.S....


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.