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    Saudi Doctor Receives the 2015 Women in Science Hall of Fame Award (04/25/2015)

    Consul General Mike Hankey presented the 2015 Women in Science Hall of Fame Award to Dr. Fatma Al Mulhim for her outstanding achievements in breast cancer throughout the Eastern Province. The "Women in Science Hall of Fame" initiative began in 2010 to honor outstanding women in science throughout the Middle East and North African region. This year the award committee selected Dr. Fatma AlMulhim as one of ten inspiring women for her accomplishments and efforts to serve as a role model for women and girls pursuing science education and careers.  Arabic »

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    Azmeel Heritage Festival for Productive Families (3/23/2015)

    Mr. Naef Hijazi welcomed a Consulate delegation led by Elaine Jones, Acting Consul General, to the Azmeel Heritage Festival in Jubail Sunday night. The festival showcased traditional Arabian culture, complete with a "heritage village" featuring an array of handicraft experts including a woodcarver, a weaver, a bisht-maker, artists, potters, and delicious traditional food. An array of antiques also was available for viewing, including old coins, traditional knives and swords, ewers, and classic cars. The festival is sponsored by Mr. Abdul Rahman al-Jabr of Azmeel Construction Co.  Video »

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    An American Greeting to the Saudi Hip-Hop Music (3/5/2015)

    Consul General Mike Hankey welcomed the American hip-hop band DangerFlow prior to their concert in Dhahran. This was the band's second stop on their Saudi tour. Mr. Hankey expressed his joy in the musical exchanges between DangerFlow and Saudi musicians.  Arabic »

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    Deputy Emir Attends U.S. Consulate celebration of National Day (2/19/2015)

    Deputy Emir of the Eastern Province Dr. Khalid Bin Mohammed Albatall attended the celebration of National day hosted by the US Consulate in Dhahran. He was welcomed by the United States Ambassador Joseph Westphal and the American Consul General in Dhahran Michael Hankey.  Arabic »

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    U.S. Ambassador and President of US Import and Export Bank visit Royal Commission in Jubail (2/3/2015)

    The U.S. Ambassador Dr. Joseph W. Westphal and the President of Board of Directors of U.S. Import and Export Bank, Fred P. Hochberg, and a delegation from the bank visited on Monday the Royal Commission for Jubail and met with its Chief Executive Officer Dr. Mosleh bin Hamid Al-Otaibi. Dr. Al-Otaibi briefed the delegation on the establishment of Industrial City of Jubail, affirming its ability to attract giant investments in petrochemical and manufacturing industries due to its unique infrastructure, pointing to the large facilities offered by the Royal Commission to foreign investors.  Arabic »

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    National Guard Official Receives Officers, US CG (01/27/2015)

    Prince Mishaal bin Badr bin Saud bin Abdulaziz, Undersecretary of the National Guard of the Eastern Sector, received today commanders and officers of the National Guard of the eastern sector who came to extend condolences on the death of King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz Al Saud and pledge allegiance to the Saudi leaders. He also met with the US Consul General in Dhahran Mike Hankey and the accompanying delegation who extended condolences on the death of King Abdullah.  Arabic »

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