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  • Buildings/ Projects

    Jiddah Favorites

    Health sector in Saudi Arabia received extreme importance by the state and witnessed tremendous development. Jeddah had its share of development in health services where there are over 194 government and private hospitals and dispensaries with a total number of 6229 beds.

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  • AirPort / SV Airlines

    Jiddah Favorites

    King Abdulaziz International Airport The gateway of Jeddah City The airport is at a distance of about 19 kilometers north of Jeddah. Its total surface area is 105 square kilometer. The airport was inaugurated in the year 1401 H - 1981 AD. It has two terminals, one for domestic and one for international flights, the Southern Terminal is exclusively...

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  • Jiddah Sea Port.

    Jiddah Favorites

    Given its operational capacity, Jeddah Islamic Seaport is one of the largest seaports worldwide. With its modern equipments, facilities and the introduction of a number of measures, this contributed to streamlining and organizing the work procedures under clear cut principles. Jeddah Seaport is now rated among the larges seaports in the world. The...

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  • City Scenes/Streets/Sqaures

    Jiddah Favorites

    jeddah 's: Jubrita Square Jubrilta is a name of a small sea water ntrance to the mediterianian from the west . Now it is a British Colony. Jubrilta means in Arabic JAbal TARIQ + Mountain of Tariq. He is the Famous Moslem who invaded Spain before12 centeuries. The Spanish said that they burned his ships in order of preventing him and his army from...

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  • Shopping & commercial Centers

    Jiddah Favorites

    Jewelry Center Property Owner: Ali Hussain Ali Ben Horman Total land area: 3,456 square meters The exploited area: 2,079 square meters Height of the building: 18 meters Number of floors: four Other information: The building is designed according to the modern architecture and in sophisticated methods with a special specification from the outside...

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  • Jiddah Corniche

    Jiddah Favorites

    Jiddah is so great city with it,s market and malls and many types of people , but generally all of people need some rest so they go to cournesh area it,s close from sea . you can walk and enjoy with the sea landscape and the city

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  • Hotels/ furnished apartments

    Jiddah Favorites

    Hyatt Regency Jeddah Property Owner: AL-Mubarakiah Hotel Co. Ltd. Total land area of the project: 7,765 square meters Area exploited in building: 4,323 square meters Height of the building: 32 meters Number of floors: eight Consultant Supervisor: Redec Co. Builders: Redec Co. Year of construction: 1981 Period of construction: 2...

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  • Downtown and The Old city

    Jiddah Favorites

    I could NEVER allow myself to miss the downtown(City center)by the holy month of Ramadan specially at the last 10 days/nights of it..........the locals place many vendors to sell candies and sweets for the Eid celebrations after the holy month ends. This year(2003)I made this visit with my kids at the night before Eid........ Eid to me as a child...

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  • History and Cultures

    Jiddah Favorites

    My favorite thing about Jeddah is that it`s a cosmopolitan city,you will find many people here sharing the same green Saudi passport,yet come from all races,this had enriched our culture. In Jeddah,local people are a lot more open towards foreigners. Hosting many dinners for pligrimages from all over the Muslim countries in our house,we had...

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  • Jiddah Beach/Sea

    Jiddah Favorites

    growing up with a family that loves to fish made me enjoy anything related to going to the beach,specially swimming & sunbathing. My fondest memory was going camping at the sea shore with my father for fishing, we used to go fishing by night, I never caught a fish, so my father let me hold the lamp up,that was about it for my part of duty....the...

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  • Local / Religious Celebration

    Jiddah Favorites

    On the first Eid night,my family decided that they would come to my house,,all the kids would play wih the fireworks(under our supervision)and then enjoy the real firworks seen from my house roof top........ This is a picture of one of the fireworks...... the kids were jumping from joy.....I could never forget the look on my 5 year old son!

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  • Jiddah Fountain

    Jiddah Favorites

    The World Tallest Fontain. You can see from Air plane before landing, and before 20 miles if you are driving from the east. Jeddah Cornich a place facing the coast offsure for 55 klm in north and 55 klm south of jeddah. full of open air arts and landscape

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  • Saudi Red Crescent

    The providers of health care in K.S.A. are:1. Ministry of Health ……………………………………….....MOH2. Ministry of Defence & Aviation …...............................……MODA3. Ministry of Interior …………………………………………MOI4. Ministry of Education …………………………………....…MOE5. Ministry of Municipal & Rural Affairs ………………….....MMRA6. Ministry of Labor & Social Affairs...

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  • Easier than I thought!

    We only visited Jeddah in Saudi Arabia. One of the first things I was told was that as Jeddah is a seaside town, they are more relaxed than other parts of Saudi Arabia. And they were right! Sure I wore my abaya everytime I went out, but I didn't have my head covered, but then neither did about half of the other women out and about.And with regard...

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  • How to reach Half Moon Bay from Khobar...

    drive beside the khobar corniche in the direction opposite to dammam, and keep driving so that you have the restaurant area to your left (friday's, chillis, ...etc.) you'll reach a light with airline building to your left, turn left and keep driving so that you have the sea front visible on your left, untill the road twists a bit to the right...

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  • Business visa

    Hi,Do you have single entry visa? if yes then you can renew it here and continue you stay but you can not exit and come back on single entry business visa. If you have multipal entry visa then I think you can not extend or renew but you can exit and come back on same visa untill visa valid.Regards

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  • Visa to Saudi Arabia

    Dear, you can apply for a visa through a travel agency in London. They do Umra trips and in this case you do not need a sponser. Also approach the embassy and ask for a tourist visa (this is a new type of visa). Validy of visas usually do not exceed one month but renewable from local immigration office. Don't bring heavy cloths waether in Jeddah...

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  • Internet charges on - april 2008

    for internet charges...here's an idea..you have the regular 56kbps phone line connection by dialing a number and paying a small amount charged to your phone bill for the amoun of time you use, i think its something like 2SR / hour or something... but its very slowyou have another option of adsl ... which has different costs depending on the speed...

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  • Myanmar people in M.East

    I heard from one of my friend only. So I personally don't have the experience with MM Embassy. Better come to visit Riyadh for one day. It is nearer. But, sadly I will not be able to entertain you in Riyadh unless you come to Jeddah....

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  • Saudi Arabia, GITEX; International...

    Saudi Arabia, GITEX Saudi Arabia 2004; The 3rd International Information Technology Exhibtion.That was organised by Datamatix.

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  • Riyadh, the I.P.A.

    Award for the I.P.A from Datamatix. in 2001Source of the photo al Sharq al Awsat Newspaper

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  • Makkah, Sultans palaces

    Makkah, Sultans palaces above any sacred place for Muslims a sign that it is Islam that discuss people.

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  • Religion is the Epitome of Saudia

    Ok, i grew up on this land and i have been blessed to have the chance to look at it as an insider and outsider, having lived in the west and received western education compared to my islamic and arabian upbringing. i got to tell you, it's frustrating to spend the rest of your life comparing and contrasting, and just complaining if things could be...

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  • Travel and Work in Saudi Arabia

    Just entering the country - from the moment you get off the plane or drive into the country you will see an abrupt transformation of lifestyle - women covered completely only in black abayas - often even gloved and veiled. The vast majority of men will wear traditional Thobe and Gutra with the Egal. There is also strict observance of the prayer...

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  • AL Shu'aibah station for sea water...

    AL Shu'aibah station for sea water desalination.Source of this photo:http://www.poonglim.co.kr

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  • Saudi Arabia, GITEX; International...

    Saudi Arabia, GITEX; International Information Technology Exhibtion.The Egyption Side in the exhibtion.

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  • The foundation stone of Umm Al-Qura...

    Makkah, The Late King Fahd laying the foundation stone of Umm Al-Qura University in the Holy City of Makkah.

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  • Mahd al Dhahab

    The photo: digging inside the mine.Ministry of Petroleum and Mineral ResourcesSaudi Arabian Mining CompanySaudi Geological Surveyhttp://www.fallingrain.com

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  • Khobar, King Fahd Causeway

    The King Fahd Causeway was built by the Saudi government to connect Saudi Arabia with Bahrain, with the aim of further strengthening the friendly relations between the two countries and facilitating movement between them.The total span of the Causeway with its service utilities is 25 km (16 miles). During its construction it was known as the...

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  • Saudi, a rainy epoch

    A rainy epoch that lasted from 30,000 to 8000 years ago left limestone outcrops in central Saudi Arabia riddled with sinkholes. Some remain valuable water sources today, while others lead down to spectacular, largely unexplored dry caverns such as “The Dome” in Dhal Shawyah.

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  • al 'Ola, Madaen Saleh

    There are believed to be more than 4000 archeological sites in Saudi Arabia, many not yet thoroughly investigated. The most famous is Mada‘in Salih, which more than 2000 years ago was an entrepôt at the southern frontier of the Nabataean realm that extended north and west to Syria. Today only the sublime sandstone tombs remain, but as both...

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  • General blah about Saudi

    The endless sand dunes in the Eastern Provence are amazing... most people just go there for a quick look around and head off back to civilisation, but I can't stress enough on how important it is to stay and LOOK around you. Most animal life is hidden away, and scurry into safety when they sense you around, but their tracks on the sand are usually...

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  • Visa Requirements

    Everyone who enters the Kingdom should have a valid passport with at least 6 months validity and the appropriate visa.Unless you are a visitor from a GCC country or in transit, all other nationalities require a visa to enter the Kingdom. Visas can be for business, tourist, transit, residency, family, Hajj, or conference attendance.Visas can be...

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  • Riyadh, Janadria

    Riyadh, Janadria festival_ about the heritage and folk-culture festival in Saudi Arabia. it shows the way of life in the past.

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  • Riyadh, Janadria

    Riyadh, al janadria_ National festival for culture and folklore, which is currently being held at Riyadh.

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  • Lunar observatories

    Lunar observatories (in this photo) and ground stations (in the following photo) are among the many facilities KACST runs as part of its data processing and remote sensing programs.

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  • Riyadh, AL Faisaliah Tower

    The first-ever visual and audio production event in Saudi Arabia drew entertainment technology into the mainstream of national identity, commerce and creativity.

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  • AL Baha

    AL Baha; a part of AL Baha mountain road passing through the mountains, facilitating transportation between coastal and inland regions.

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  • Yanbu Industrial City

    Yanbu, a quay for shipping petrochemical products at King Fahd Industrial Port in industrial City of Yanbu.

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  • A melting pot filled with many...

    One of the most enjoyable things I liked about living in Saudi was the hospitality. The people of Arabia and neighbouring countries are all very hospitable people. As a westerner, I felt very privedged to meet some very interesting and colourful people from many parts of the world. Towards the end of my stay I finally meet a couple from back home...

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  • mind-boggling

    Some scenes are mind-bogglingly strange: imagine seeing a woman totally enshrouded in black, from head to toe, walking along a street with a black scarf totally covering her face in 45 degC heat while talking on a cellphone. Or casually doing your weekly groceries when all of a sudden the lights go off, a strange wailing comes on over the...

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  • Desalination

    In a country with the geography and climate of the Kingdom, water is a natural resource which must be highly valued and conserved. The Kingdom draws its water from four main sources:Surface water which is to be found predominantly in the west and south-west of the country. In 1985 (1405/06 AH), surface water provided 10% of the Kingdom's...

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  • Al Hajj (The Pilgrimage)

    The fifth and last Pillar of Islam is the Hajj. It is explicitly stated in the Holy Qur'an that every physically and financially able Muslim should make the Hajj to the Holy City of Makkah once in his or her lifetime. The Hajj is considered the culmination of each Muslim's religious duties and aspiration. Muslims from all over the world seek to...

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  • Transit visas

    Airport transit visas There are 24 and 48 hour transit visas for people passing through Saudi airports. These are issued only after you have satisfied the Saudi embassy that you had absolutely no choice but a transit stop in the Kingdom. If you do get this kind of visa, you will have to surrender your passport to the immigration authorities at the...

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  • Residence visas

    If you are going to live and work in Saudi Arabia, there is a great deal of paperwork that your sponsor will have to complete on your behalf. In addition to his work in the Kingdom, you will also have to show copies of your employment contract and academic or professional qualifications. You will also have to have a comprehensive medical...

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