To provide King Sa'ud University with a brand new campus in Riyadh, an international team of builders carried out what may be the single biggest construction project ever awarded.
The Riyadh Tapestries
At Janadriyah, Saudi Arabia's National Guard presents the kindgom's first National Heritage and Folk Culture Festival to show the country as it was "in the days of our fathers and grandfathers."
A Roaring Success
For thousands of years Aswan, where the Nile glides out of Nubia, was the end of the known world; beyond were only the "Land of the Ghosts" and the "Land of the Swamps."
When you first see it, hanging in the New York headquarters of the United Nations, you are taken aback by its splendor - a superb piece of Islamic decorative art given by Saudi Arabia.
Scheherezade, the beautiful raconteuse of the famous Arabian Nights, already immortalized in books and ballet, showed up again last winter as the star of a new and exceptional exhibit in Paris.