My 3 days trip to Hail

In Wednesday December 11th 2019 I arrived at Hail, Saudi Arabia after a 10 hour drive from Dammam, I’m went there to photograph stories & deliver photos. 1st morning I woke up early & headed to the heritage markets to deliver a couple of printed photos, Luckily I’m met 2 out of 3 people and they were so happy to see their photos in prints. And I can’t forget how Abu Majed is crashing the cardamom the old way which is essential for making Arabian coffee

في يوم الأربعاء ١١ ديسمبر ٢٠١٩ وصلت إلى حائل بعد قيادة ١٠ ساعات على الطريق من الدمام، ذهبت إلى هناك للتصوير، تسليم صور وكتابة قصص. الصباح الأول استيقظت مبكراً وتوجهت للأسواق الشعبية لتسليم صور وإلتقيت بإثنين من أصل ثلاثة وكانوا سعداء جداً لرؤية صورهم مطبوعة. ولا أنسى صوت طحن الهيل بالطريقة التقليدية من أبوماجد وهو يقوم بتحضير القهوة العربية الأصيلة في الصباح الباكر!

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Saihat Martyrs Funeral – تشييع شهداء سيهات

On Friday night 16th of October 2015 an armed man attacked a neighborhood in Saihat, Saudi Arabia which resulted 5 deaths ( one woman included ) and several injuries which they were participating in a ceremony before Ashura which commemorates slaying Imam Hussain, the grand son of Prophet Mohammad. Later police were able to kill the terrorist on sight and capture his associates, later that night I S I S claimed responsibility for this attack which makes it the 5th attack on the country in 1 year! Last Tuesday a big funeral was held in Saihat for 3 of martyrs.

The video below is a first person view with live images all taken by me; about 9 mins long.

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