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(Placename) a town in E Saudi Arabia: site of the original discovery of oil in the country (1938)



a city in E Saudi Arabia: oil center. 12,500.
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Noun1.Dhahran - an oil town in eastern Saudi Arabia on an inlet from the Persian Gulf; in June 1996 terrorists bombed an apartment complex in Dhahran killing 19 United States soldiers and wounding more than 300 people
act of terrorism, terrorism, terrorist act - the calculated use of violence (or the threat of violence) against civilians in order to attain goals that are political or religious or ideological in nature; this is done through intimidation or coercion or instilling fear
Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Saudi Arabia - an absolute monarchy occupying most of the Arabian Peninsula in southwest Asia; vast oil reserves dominate the economy
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Al-Benyan, vice chairman and CEO of SABIC, sign an agreement for establishing SABIC's Technology and Innovation Center in Dhahran Techno Valley.
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The 2nd Saudi Arabian Oil and Gas Exhibition (SAOGE) will be taking place in Dhahran on the 1st - 3rd of November, 2009.
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Dhahran, 17 Dhu-AlQa'dah,1438 AH, 09 August,2017 , SPA -- The Minister of Energy, Industry and Mineral Resources Engineer Khalid bin Abdulaziz Al-Falih received in Dhahran today Iraqi Oil Minister Engineer Jabbar Al-Luaibi and the accompanying delegation currently on an official visit to the Kingdom.