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Charles of Arabia: Difference between Al Khobar and Jeddah

Having here for over a month now, there are somethings are that I have noticed about Al Khobar which makes it remarkably different from Jeddah. 186 more words


Roma Citadel Restaurant - The best in Turkish Grill, Dammam

Roma has always been a safe bet and happens to be one of our favourite turkish joints in the EP. Located near Al Shira mall in Dammam, it is absolutely impossible to find a parking spot on the weekends so we usually head there on the weekdays. 227 more words

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Charles of Arabia: Dining in the desert

My director organised dinner out in the desert for us yesterday evening. We drove 20 minutes to the outskits of Dammam amd arrived at a camp made up of 4 large tents and an outdoor seating area. 166 more words


A new home to train at

Located close to Dammam stadium is Al Waha mall. Next to this is Blue shark gym, home to Venom fight team. This is where I will be training for the next year. 294 more words


Charle Of Arabia: From the West to the East Coast

As I mentioned in my previous post, I have just moved to the Eastern Province of Saudi Arabia. I work in Dammam which is the capital city but I live in Al Khobar on the coast of the Persian Gulf. 222 more words


Charles of Arabia: End of My Jeddah Adventure

After a fantastic first year in the Kingdom, it has come time to say goodbye. Say goodbye to Jeddah at least. The contract with my employer has ended and a new opportunity has arisen in the city of Dammam. 40 more words


The Search Began In 1933

Posted: Tuesday, January 27, 2015 12:53 pm

Drilling at Dammam
J. W. “Soak” Hoover /Saudi Aramco World/SAWDIA

Editor’s note: This article, from 1963, details the search for oil in the Arabian Desert that led to the first discovery there, at the Dammam #7 well. 2,228 more words