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  • proper noun A Red Sea port in western Saudi Arabia

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Examples

  • He's behind an attack, the Khobar attack that you referenced just now, in which 22 people were killed; and also an attack on an oil facility in a city called Yanbu, which killed several people on May 1.

    CNN Transcript Jun 15, 2004

  • The attack happened in an industrial town called Yanbu, about 100 miles north of Jedda.

    CNN Transcript May 1, 2004

  • When the vice-prevention team of Haia realized their folly, they tried to hush up the Yanbu woman, who was accompanying her uncle for work in Medina, by paying for their hotel stay, SR500 in cash, and mint leaves splendid cartoon in the local paper, with hopes that she would not lodge an official complaint, which she did.

    Fahad Faruqui: Outward Appearance vs. Inward Morality: The Hypocrisy Of Misdirected Faith

  • Mr. Wen may attend the final signing between China Petrochemical Corp., or Sinopec Group, and Saudi Arabian Oil Co. to build a refinery in Yanbu on the Red Sea coast, a Chinese Foreign Ministry official said this week.

    Iran to Loom Over Wen's Mideast Trip

  • Prince Saud is the Chairman of the Royal Commission of Jubail and Yanbu a government body that manages and promotes the industry, and according to him, the government's focus on diversification has resulted in Saudi Arabia becoming the 10th largest petrochemicals producer in the world.

    Faisal J. Abbas: Saudi Arabia's Biggest Challenge Doesn't Come from Abroad

  • When the vice-prevention team of Haia realized their folly, they tried to hush up the Yanbu woman, who was accompanying her uncle for work in Medina, by paying for their hotel stay, SR500 in cash, and mint leaves splendid cartoon in the local paper, with hopes that she would not lodge an official complaint, which she did.

    Fahad Faruqui: Outward Appearance vs. Inward Morality: The Hypocrisy Of Misdirected Faith

  • Saudi Arabia is currently studying two options—either to send more oil to Europe through its East-West pipeline that connects the Gulf to the Red Sea port of Yanbu, or to introduce swap arrangements, under which West African oil bound for Asian customers would be redirected to Europe, with Saudi Arabia stepping in to make up the shortfall for Asian buyers.

    Saudis Stand Ready to Fill Oil Gap

  • RIYADH—State giant Saudi Arabian Oil Co., or Aramco, said Wednesday it signed a memorandum of understanding with China Petrochemical Corp., or Sinopec Group, to develop the 400,000-barrel-a-day Yanbu refinery on the Red Sea coast.

    Saudi Aramco, Sinopec Set Pact on Refinery

  • Saudi Arabia is studying two options—either to send more oil to Europe through its east-west pipeline that connects the Gulf to the Red Sea port of Yanbu, or to introduce swap arrangements, under which West African oil bound for Asian customers would be redirected to Europe, with Saudi Arabia stepping in to make up the shortfall for Asian buyers.

    Saudis Soothe Some Oil Fears

  • U.S. oil major ConocoPhillips last year pulled out of the Yanbu project as it decided to cut back on refining and marketing activities.

    Saudi Aramco, Sinopec Set Pact on Refinery

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