Glass artisans of the old Middle East kept an eye on beauty, as well as a commitment to utility.
At Aramco's Ras Tanura terminal a new queen of the ocean lanes takes on a record load of crude oil.
The knottiest thinking became crystal clear when a man in Islamic Spain put his mind to it.
A unique assignment awaited a lawyer whose first glimpse of Saudi Arabia was from the deck of a Red Sea steamer.
It's hard for the Western visitor to know where to begin when practically every street in town is a tourist's delight.