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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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The research centers are closely aligned with the company s award-winning research organizations: the Exploration and Petroleum Engineering Center s Advanced Research Center and the Research & Development Center located in Dhahran, Saudi Arabia.
He Jeddah performance was a part of a multi-country tour that includes programming with the US Missions in Tunisia and Lebanon, as well as a stop in Dhahran, Saudi Arabia.
Since May, Joe Fresh and its partners have opened retail stores in Seoul, South Korea; the Sahara Mall in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia; and the Mall of Dhahran in Dhahran, Saudi Arabia.
His career took him to the Tehran American School in Iran in 1972-73; the American Community School of Beirut, 1973-75; the American School of Madrid in Spain, 1975-76; the Passargad School in Ahvaz, 1976-78; the American Community School in Athens, 1978-80; the Saudi Aramco Schools in Dhahran, Saudi Arabia, 1980-92; the Jakarta International School in Indonesia, 1992-2002; the Escuela Campo Alegre in Caracas, Venezuela, 2002-09; and the Southbank International School in London, 2009-2013 before going to the American Nicaraguan School last fall.
It is not known whether any of the pupils who died at the Aramco School in Dhahran, Saudi Arabia, were British.
26-May 2: IIHE Ideal Home Exhibition, Dhahran International Exhibition Centre, Dhahran, Saudi Arabia.
The conference features keynote speakers Abdulrahman Al-Wuhaib, Senior Vice President -- Downstream, Saudi Aramco, Dhahran, Saudi Arabia, Abdulhakim Al-Gouhi, General Manager -- Pipelines Department, Saudi Aramco, Dhahran, Saudi Arabia and Mohammed Nazmi from Malaysian Petronas.
The contract signing ceremony was held at the head office of Saudi Aramco in Dhahran, Saudi Arabia.
Sinopec is in talks with Aramco and Exxon Mobil, its partners in the Fujian refinery in China, on plans to build a 240,000 to 300,000 barrel-a-day refinery, Al Falih and Sinopec Chairman Fu Chengyu said at a press conference in Dhahran, Saudi Arabia.
Dubai Hospitality Management Holdings (HMH), a UAE-based operator of hotels and resorts, said its new property in Dhahran, Saudi Arabia, will welcome guests tomorrow, marking the soft opening of the group's 13th hotel in the kingdom.
Saudi Aramco is headquartered in Dhahran, Saudi Arabia, with offices in North America, Europe and the Far East.
Belectric, a global leader in engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) of solar power plants, has joined hands with regional solar pioneer Sun & Life to build the largest solar power plant in Dhahran, Saudi Arabia.