Najd


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Najd

 (năjd)
See Nejd.
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Noun1.Najd - a central plateau region of the Arabian Peninsula; formerly an independent sultanate until 1932 when it united with Hejaz to form the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
Arabia, Arabian Peninsula - a peninsula between the Red Sea and the Persian Gulf; strategically important for its oil resources
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 Saudi National Day is celebrated to commemorate the renaming of the Kingdom of Najd and Hijaz to Saudi Arabia by a royal decree from King Abdul Aziz Bin Saud in 1932.
The former is located in Al Riyadh province, and the latter is in Najd district in central Saudi Arabia.
A National Ambitious Vision moves the city located in the heart of Najd plateau to be a model capital in accordance with the Kingdom Vision 2030.
Najd Boutique HotelcTracking:> An architectural marvel in Souq Waqif, Najd Boutique Hotel is a traditional Arabian hideaway, beautifully complemented with contemporary amenities.
Saudi Arabia was formed in 1932 by the unification of the central Najd region, which today comprises about a third of the country's population, with Al-Ahsa, which forms much of today's Eastern Province, Hijaz to the west and Asir to the south.
A total of eight ships are currently occupying PQA berths to load/offload Containers, Coal, Soya Bean seeds, LNG, Palm Kernel, Palm oil and Furnace oil respectively, Out of them, a container vessel MSC Sussana sailed out to sea on Tuesday morning, and four more ships, Lahore, NCC Najd, Galateia and Malmo are expected to sail on same day.
"Teams from the Public Authority for Civil Defence and Ambulance responded to a report in Musandam that a citizen was burned during the use of a coal ignition, in Khor Najd, in the wilayat of Khasab, where the ambulance teams provided emergency medical attention to him at the site and transferred him to the hospital with third-degree burns," said PACDA in a statement online.
KARACHI -- Five ships, Malmo, Mid Falcon, Baltic Fox, NCC Najd and Lahore carrying Containers, Coal, Chemicals, Palm
An official source at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates said: "It is not strange that the Wahhabist regime in Najd and Hejaz supported the tripartite aggression against Syria, especially after cutting off its arm and defeating and surrendering its tools represented by the terrorist organization Army of Islam.
The ruling House of Saud emerged in the 18th century AD in alliance between Emir Muhammad ibn-Saud who ruled the Najd and Shaikh Muhammad ibn Abdul-Wahhab of the Tamim Tribe, a reformer of Sunni Islam who founded a movement now known as Wahhabism.
The Najd Fields - John Brown: The contract to develop the Hawtah trend of fields in the Najd region called for one GOSP and a blending station, with construction of a pipeline from the new production system to Petroline (the east-west crude oil pipeline).
Schiattarella Associati's design, expressed in a contemporary language, will reflect Saudi Arabia's traditional Najd architecture, and will be based on the principle of a people-oriented city, he added.-TradeArabia News Service