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Synonyms for Riyadh

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

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King Salman was chairman of the Arriyadh Development Authority, chairman of the Higher Commissioner of Development of Diriyah and honorary chairman of the Riyadh Development Co.
Riyadh [Saudi Arabia], November 5 ( ANI ): Saudi Arabia has intercepted a ballistic missile fired from Yemen near the capital, Riyadh.
Prince Mohammed, who is also the vice-chairman of the Higher Committee for the implementation of the King Abdul Aziz Project for Public Transport in Riyadh, visited the Riyadh Metro project on Sunday, the report said.
According to the Riyadh Real Estate Market Overview for Q2, 2016, by property consultant Chestertons KSA, Riyadh's population has grown by 52% over the past 15 years and currently stands at 6.
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.
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.
They held cordial talks 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.
The Saudi government is embarking on a massive development program in Riyadh region with about 100 new schemes being planned in the next 20 years, said a report.
Retail space in the city of Riyadh is expected to grow from the current 2.
From general information on how to make small talk safely and avoid common communication problems, to body language recommendations and warnings against inappropriate gestures in different nations (for example, a raised thumb is considered offensive in Australia and the Middle East), to countless case studies of problems and communication issues brought about by different cultural norms and expectations, When in Rome or Rio or Riyadh is not only a "must-have" resource for globetrotters but also an engrossing to lay readers curious about the sharp differences in how folks from different nations relate.
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.