AramcoWorld - March 2023

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AramcoWorld, Saudi Aramco's flagship publication, is widely recognized as a leading source of nonpolitical coverage of the history, geography, arts and cultures of Saudi Arabia, the Middle East and the wider Islamic world, with an emphasis on the interweavings of the plural cultures of East and West, past and present. Founded in 1949 and winner of more than forty awards over the past decade, the magazine is produced by ASC Public Affairs in both digital and print editions, six times a year.

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