Residents in Saudi Arabia’s Al Ahsa struggled to escape the summer heat when the governorate recorded the world’s highest temperature of 50 degrees Celsius this season so far on Monday.
Source: Saudi Arabia’s Al Ahsa records world’s highest temperature this season
Al-Ahsa Oasis is one of the largest and most famous natural oases in the world, with over 3 million palm trees producing delicious dates. The place is widely considered to have the greenest and most fertile land in Saudi Arabia’s Eastern Province. The region contains prominent archaeological and historical sites — some that date back to 6,000 B.C. — and has achieved three Arab and international accolades in the last four years.
Source: The Place: Al-Ahsa Oasis in Saudi Arabia’s Eastern Province – Daily Times
Al-Ahsa is an oasis rich with green spaces and water springs, and was home to many ancient civilizations, some that existed as far back as 6,000 BC. It contains the most prominent archaeological and historical sites in Saudi Arabia, and has achieved three Arab and international accolades in the last four years.
Source: Al-Ahsa: Home to the most prominent archaeological and historical
The General Authority for Culture organized a number of cultural events in Al-Ahsa last week. The activities include workshops, art exhibitions and traditional Al-Ahsa music. These events are part of the Kingdom’s efforts to promote Saudi culture and tourism.
Source: General Authority for Culture organizes cultural activities in Al-Ahsa
Officials in Al-Ahsa congratulated King Salman and Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman after the city was named Arab Tourism Capital for 2019 by the Arab Ministerial Council for Tourism on Wednesday.
Source: Al-Ahsa named 2019 Arab Tourism Capital
In the oases of Al-Ahsa region, nestled in east Saudi Arabia, there are historical landmarks of palaces and ancient buildings in the palm groves, which was officially included in UNESCO’s World Heritage List, last June.
Source: UNESCO-recognized Saudi Ahsa region is cradle for many civilizations
Prince Sultan bin Salman, President and Chairman of the board of the Saudi Commission for Tourism and Heritage (SCTH), announced on Friday that the Saudi al-Ahsa Oasis, an Evolving Cultural Landscape has been officially included in UNESCO’s World Heritage List.
Source: Saudi ‘al-Ahsa’ officially in UNESCO’s World Heritage List