ThePlace: Dougha Handmade Pottery Factory in Al-Ahsa

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Updated 23 May 2020

ThePlace: Dougha Handmade Pottery Factory in Al-Ahsa

For generations, local potters have been crafting works at the Dougha Handmade Pottery Factory, one of the oldest of its kind in Al-Ahsa in Saudi Arabia's Eastern Province region.

Try your hand at creating something of your own at the wheel, or pick up a souvenir to take home.

This photograph was taken by Mohammed Abdu as part of the Colors of Saudi competition.


Saudi Arabia repatriation flights from US cities, Beirut bring home nationals

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Saudi Arabia repatriation flights from US cities, Beirut bring home nationals

  • Flights from Washington and Houston arrived at King Khalid International Airport in Riyadh

DUBAI: Four more repatriation flights arrived in Saudi Arabia as part of the Kingdom’s efforts to bring back stranded citizens from coronavirus hotspots, state news agency SPA reported.
Flights from Washington and Houston arrived at King Khalid International Airport in Riyadh while another two landed in King Abdulaziz International Airport in Jeddah, bringing Saudi nationals from New York and Beirut.
All precautionary measures to contain the coronavirus spread were taken to ensure the safety of passengers, who would also be in isolation for 14 days.