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Saudi Arabia’s ‘date city’ hosts annual festival dedicate...

08 August, 2018 10:53 am 10:53 am

BURAIDAH, Saudi Arabia (Reuters) – Amid rows of pick-up trucks loaded with crates and boxes, vendors cry out prices at Saudi Arabia’s Buraidah Dates Festival, a huge seasonal market dedicated to the sweet golden-brown fruit. Farmers, traders and consumers descend on the town, known locally as “the city of dates”, in the central Qassim region, … Read More