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Synonyms for Riyadh

joint capital (with Mecca) of Saudi Arabia located in the central oasis

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Sheikh Majid Al Mualla, Divisional Senior Vice President Commercial Operations, Centre said: Emirates expanded schedule to Riyadh will offer more seamless connections for our customers but most importantly will broaden travel options for business travellers and families alike who are looking to visit Dubai.
6-9: Gulf Coating Show, Riyadh International Exhibition Centre (RIEC), Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.
He was received at King Khalid International Airport by Prince Faisal bin Bandar bin Abdulaziz, Governor of Riyadh region; Prince Mohammed bin Nawaf bin Abdulaziz, Saudi Ambassador to the United Kingdom; Mayor of Riyadh Region Ibrahim bin Mohammed Al-Sultan; British Ambassador to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Simon Paul Collis; and a representative of the Royal Protocol.
The 200-room hotel at the Riyadh International Convention & Exhibition Center is set to open in the second quarter of 2017 and has been described by the operator as 'upper upscale'.
The appealing design of the driverless INNOVIA Metro 300 vehicles for Riyadh Metro is complemented by proven Bombardier technologies to provide fast, safe and comfortable travel for Riyadh's citizens for many years to come.
He was seen off at Riyadh Airbase Airport by Riyadh Deputy Governor Prince Mohammed bin Sd bin Abdulaziz, Riyadh City Secretary-General Abdulla Al-Miqbal and Bahrain Ambassador to Saudi Arabia Shaikh Humood bin Abdulla bin Hamad Al-Khalifa.
More than 30 specialised companies will also be taking part in Saudi Autoshop 2012, the 15th international exhibition for auto repair, equipment, tools, parts and accessories, a special event running alongside Riyadh Motor Show.
They exchanged fraternal views on a number of items on the agenda of the 32nd Summit of the leaders of GCC states, which will open later in the evening in Riyadh.
Riyadh Governor Prince Salman announced this after chairing a joint meeting with the High Commission for Development of Riyadh and Executive Committee for Projects and Planning for the City of Riyadh.
9 million sqm by 2014 to complement the development of new suburban districts and support the emergence of a 'New Riyadh.
In short, since the mid-1940s the unofficial alliance between Washington and Riyadh has been based on oil for security.
In 1902, not long ago from a historical standpoint, a young Arab prince, who had been raised in exile in Kuwait, led a band of about fifty warriors on a desperate raid to regain control of his family's ancestral fort in Riyadh.
11 attacks perpetrated in large part by Saudi Arabian terrorists, has made him a controversial figure even before his scheduled arrival here today from Riyadh.
In 1967 Ted Happold, then at Ove Arup & Partners, visited Saudi Arabia with architect Trevor Dannatt to work on a conference centre in Riyadh, then a small and underdeveloped desert town.
30 /PRNewswire/ -- The Pennsylvania Harness Racing Commission announced today that it has released the purse for Riyadh from The Adios on Aug.