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  Saudi Arabia
Province
 Asir     
 Bahah     
 Eastern Province     
 Ha'il     
 Jizan     
 Jouf     
 Madinah     
 Makkah     
 Najran     
 Northern Border     
 Qasim     
 Riyadh     
 Tabuk     
Government
  Prime Minister  Mohammed bin Salman Al Saud 0 22 A +100.00%
Monarchy
  King  Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud 1 15 +100.00%
  Crown Prince  Mohammed bin Salman Al Saud 0 17 A +100.00%


Neighbors
Bahrain  
Egypt  
Iraq  
Jordan  
Kuwait  
Oman  
Qatar  
United Arab Emirates  
Yemen  
Oceans / Seas / Gulfs
Gulf of Oman  
Red Sea  

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Established September 23, 1932
Disbanded Still Active
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Last ModifiedIndyGeorgia October 12, 2018 03:13pm
Description The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia is an Arab country and the largest country of the Arabian Peninsula. It is bordered by Jordan on the northwest, Iraq on the north and northeast, Kuwait, Qatar, Bahrain, and the United Arab Emirates on the east, Oman on the southeast, and Yemen on the south. The Persian Gulf lies to the northeast and the Red Sea to its west. It has an estimated population of 27.6 million, and its size is approximately 830,000 square miles.

The Kingdom is sometimes called "The Land of the Two Holy Mosques" in reference to Mecca and Medinah, the two holiest places in Islam. In English, it is most commonly referred to as Saudi Arabia. The current Kingdom was founded by Abdul-Aziz bin Saud, whose efforts began in 1902 when he captured the Al-Saud’s ancestral home of Riyadh, and culminated in 1932 with the proclamation and recognition of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, though its national origins go back as far as 1744 with the establishment of the First Saudi State.
Saudi Arabia is the world's leading petroleum exporter. Petroleum exports fuel the Saudi economy. Oil accounts for more than 90 percent of exports and nearly 75 percent of government revenues, facilitating the creation of a welfare state, which the government has found difficult to fund during periods of low oil prices. Saudi Arabia is often called, along with Russia, an energy superpower. Human rights groups such as Amnesty International and Human Rights Watch have repeatedly expressed concern about the state of human rights in Saudi Arabia, although these concerns have been dismissed by the Saudi government.

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Jun 25, 1996 02:00pm Jun 25, 1996 02:00pm Terrorist Attack Khobar Towers Bombing  Ashley 

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Mar 07, 2020 05:00pm News Saudi crown prince signals new purge with ‘treason’ arrests  Article IndyGeorgia 
Nov 20, 2018 05:00pm News Saudi Arabia Accused of Torturing Women’s-Rights Activists in Widening Crackdown on Dissent  Article IndyGeorgia 
Sep 26, 2017 03:00pm Announcement Saudi Arabia to allow women to obtain driving licences  Article IndyGeorgia 
Jan 29, 2012 02:45am General Twitter is for “promoting lies”: Saudi Mufti  Article Penguin 
Sep 25, 2011 08:00pm Rule Change Saudi Monarch Grants Women Right to Vote  Article Homegrown Democrat 
Sep 03, 2011 04:00pm General Astronomer threatened with lawsuit for doubting Eid moon sighting  Article Penguin 

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