Battle lines are drawn; an all-out fight is being waged against an ancient enemy in Saudi Arabia—the sand.
Saladin became the rallying symbol of the sword, raised to halt the Crusader invasion of the Holy Land.
The year is 700 B.C.; the place is Nineveh, stronghold of the Assyrians, who excelled in art and warfare.
Aramco scholarships lend a helping hand to students like Odette Simaan. She typifies the young Arab eager to serve his homeland.
With the rapid increase in local purchasing, Aramco expects in five years to shop for 50 per cent of its supplies right in its own backyard.