Saudi Arabia (i/ˌsɔːdiːəˈreɪbiə/, i/ˌsaʊ-/), officially known as the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA), is an Arab state in Western Asia constituting the bulk of the Arabian Peninsula. With a land area of approximately 2,150,000km2 (830,000sqmi), Saudi Arabia is geographically the second-largest state in the Arab world after Algeria. Saudi Arabia is bordered by Jordan and Iraq to the north, Kuwait to the northeast, Qatar, Bahrain, and the United Arab Emirates to the east, Oman to the southeast, and Yemen to the south. It is the only nation with both a Red Sea coast and a Persian Gulf coast, and most of its terrain consists of arid inhospitable desert or barren landforms.
The area of modern-day Saudi Arabia formerly consisted of four distinct regions: Hejaz, Najd, and parts of Eastern Arabia (Al-Ahsa) and Southern Arabia ('Asir). The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia was founded in 1932 by Ibn Saud. He united the four regions into a single state through a series of conquests beginning in 1902 with the capture of Riyadh, the ancestral home of his family, the House of Saud. The country has since been an absolute monarchy, effectively a hereditary dictatorship governed along Islamic lines. The ultra-conservative Wahhabism religious movement within Sunni Islam has been called "the predominant feature of Saudi culture", with its global spreading largely financed by the oil and gas trade. Saudi Arabia is sometimes called "the Land of the Two Holy Mosques" in reference to Al-Masjid al-Haram (in Mecca), and Al-Masjid an-Nabawi (in Medina), the two holiest places in Islam. The Kingdom has a total population of 28.7 million, of which 20 million are Saudi nationals and 8 million are foreigners.
Established in 1964, the channel produces programmes focusing on cultural, political, and economic issues aimed at expatriates living in Saudi Arabia. Following its conversion to a 24-hour channel it expanded its broadcasting to Europe and North America in the middle of 2007 and now employs a large network of news correspondents based in the Middle East, the United Kingdom and the United States.
Representing the very best of Saudi excellence, we believe New Murabba will attract tourists as well as investors to the Kingdom, and improve citizens’ and residents’ quality of life.” ... Saudi TDF signs MoU with Dan Company to support agritourism ....
Forty-two French citizens were killed in the Hamas-led attack on the northwestern Negev and three others are missing and believed to be held by Hamas ...Jerusalem on Wednesday denied a Saudi report that ...
It instead obligated the citizens to borrow from real estate banks, while the state paid the interest, similar to what the Kingdom of SaudiArabia, Egypt, Morocco, and even Britain and other countries did.
He was arrested when he was crossing the causeway between Bahrain and SaudiArabia... Five years ago, the Saudi authorities arrested Jordanian citizen Abdelrahman Farhaneh, and later sentenced him to 19 years in prison.
Saudi police ... In one incident, six Yemenis, a Sudanese national and three Saudi citizens were arrested after they had appeared in a video clip fighting each other due to a traffic accident ... Saudi Arabia.
By conducting such large-scale field manoeuvres, SaudiArabia reaffirms its commitment to maintaining peace and stability in the region while ensuring the protection of its citizens and territorial integrity.
SaudiArabia’s LineProject... Saudi Arabia is also constructing an enormous urban center in the middle of the desert ... Saudi Arabia claims the high-speed rail will take citizens from one end of the city to the other.
Riyadh. The Kingdom of SaudiArabia’s Supreme Court has called on citizens and residents to check the sighting of the crescent moon of the holy month of Ramzan 1445 AH-2024 on Sunday evening, March 10 ... Also Read ... للتفاصيل ... What is Ramzan? ... .
SaudiArabia opens registration for domestic pilgrims ... Saudi Arabia announces jobs for Indian expats for Haj 2024 ... On Sunday, February 11, Saudi Arabia opened registration for its citizens and residents in the kingdom for performing upcoming Haj.