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(ˈtɑ ɪf)

a city in W Saudi Arabia. 300,000.
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Noun1.Taif - a city in western Saudi Arabia to the east of Mecca
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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Despite its strategic location, pleasant weather and spiritual importance due to its close proximity to the Holy Mosque, Taif as a destination, has never been connected to Muscat.
Emir of Makkah, Prince Khaled Al Faisal, said this while heading the first meeting of the newly formed local councils of the three governorates in Taif.
BEIRUT: Apparently infuriated by President Michel Aoun's rejection of his proposal to resolve the dispute over a decree promoting a number of Army officers, Speaker Nabih Berri Monday toughened his stance on the monthlong standoff by implicitly accusing the president of violating the Taif Accord and the Constitution that stipulated equal power-sharing between Muslims and Christians.
The pipeline will involve the construction of a 60-inch single line from PS2E near Arafat Tanks to Taif Strategic Reservoirs, said the report, citing a top official.
Manama -- The Kingdom of Bahrain's national carrier, Gulf Air, has announced further growth of its network in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia with services to two new destinations -- Gassim and Taif, taking the total number of Saudi Arabian cities serviced by the airline to six.
Flights to Gassim and Taif will begin from January 10 next year with four flights per week to each city.
She commended the partnership bonding Taif Arab Summer Capital (2014) and Manama Capital of Asian Tourism (2014).
Taif marks our seventh destination in KSA and is part of our strategy to connect the UAE to destinations previously under-served by direct air links.
Each summer the city's population of half a million swells as the Saudi government moves from the heat of Riyadh to Taif and hundreds of thousands of Saudis with their families spend their summer holidays here.
Engineering, construction and services company, KBR (NYSE:KBR) won a contract for licensing and engineering services from TAIF Group for the Veba Combi Cracker (VCC) to be implemented at the Nizhnikamsk refinery in the Republic of Tatarstan, Russia, it disclosed on Tuesday.
The Saudi summer resort city of Taif is to get a facelift, with millions poured into infrastructure development and welfare projects throughout the city.
The 1989 Arab-brokered and internationally-backed Taif Accord, which put an end to Lebanon's devastating 1975-90 civil war, is currently at the center of a heated controversy that has further split the already divided rival political factions on how the country should be run.