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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 a forty awards over the past decade, the magazine is produced by ASC Public Affairs in both digital and print editions, six times a year.
Online Resources
AramcoWorld is available online and in print without charge.  Every back issue from 1960 to the present are online and fully searchable. Please visit to explore the magazine in its entirety and discover additional resources.

The AramcoWorld Digital Image Archive is the magazine’s photo library, and with more than 40,000 images, it is one of the most comprehensive collections in the U.S. to feature Saudi Arabia and the Middle East. These photos are searchable online and, upon approval, may be republished, reprinted or reproduced royalty-free.   
Archived Editions
A PDF archive of AramcoWorld, from its first issues in 1950 all the way through 2010, is available on an Adobe Reader-compatible, searchable DVD. If you are interested in a free copy, please request a disk here.
Print Edition Subscriptions are Complimentary Worldwide 
A two-year (12-issue) complimentary subscription to the print edition of AramcoWorld is available by visiting and completing the online form. If you are a teacher, workshop leader, etc. and would like to request a multiple-copy subscription, please email, subject line “Multiple-Copy Subscription Request”. Include your complete postal mailing address, telephone contact, and a brief explanation of your intended use so that your subscription request may be processed.

    Publications and magazines are available upon request.

    Student Resources
    Student Resources

    We assist Saudi students studying in the U.S. by providing complimentary publications and other support. See how you can benefit from our resources.