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Visitors and shoppers are seen outside old buildings in downtown Jeddah. Efforts are being made to rehabilitate and preserve the historic center of Saudi Arabia’s former capital. (SPA)

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Clusters of homes in Al-Dayer Bani Malik governorate are nestled in the mountains of Jazan region in the south. Located about 150 kilometers northeast of Jazan proper, Al-Dayer is home to several mountains, the most famous of which is Talan, whose highest peak stands at 2,300 meters above sea level. 21 more words

Saudi Arabia

Breast Cancer Awareness Day

October 21, 2014

October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month… especially in North America. Follow the link below to learn more about how you can become more aware about Breast Cancer. 372 more words

Riyadh 1989-1990

Later in the year, Yasmin found out that the admission tests for the university she wanted to apply to had been postponed in Pakistan due to riots. 2,503 more words

Riyadh 1988 - 1989

All of Yasmin’s friends had either gone to Pakistan, the U.K or the U.S of A to go to college. Her father wanted her to study at the local King Saud University. 2,658 more words

Riyadh 1987

Dr. Amoudi’s family moved in the villa next to the Rizvi’s. Their children were the same age group as Yasmin and her siblings, and they often played together in the backyard swings shared by four villas each. 4,747 more words

Hajj 1986

Summer came and brought the Hajj season with it. This year several relatives were coming for Hajj, along with her mother’s parents, Nana and Nani. Her uncle, Usama mamoo, was taking them. 6,260 more words