The cooperation agreement with Pakistan is only the first step in the Saudi ‘expansion to the east.’ The bad news: A U.S. Congress that may end funding for the war in Yemen
Saudi Arabia was founded in 1932 by Ibn Saud. The country is ruled under an "absolute monarchy," which is a form of monarchy in which one ruler has supreme authority that is unrestricted by any laws.
The country is ruled under the ultraconservative Wahhabi religious movement within Sunni Islam. Saudi Arabia hosts the two holiest places in Islam, the Al-Masjid al-Haram in Mecca and the Al-Masjid an-Nabawi in Medina.
It is a sovereign Arab state covering majority of the Arabian Peninsula, with a land mass of approximately 2,150,000 km2. The country has a population of 28.7 million people and the official language spoken is Arabic.
Petroleum was discovered on 3 March, 1938 in Saudi Arabia and has since become the world's largest oil producer and exporter. It is the only Arab country to be part of the G-20 major economies.
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Saudi Arabia has more money than Turkey and Iran, which have managed to make their arms industries a source of major revenue
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Foreign minister accuses Washington of ignoring the kingdom's human rights violations, in light of congressional report on U.S.-Saudi cooperation
The congressional report cites whistleblowers within the administration as well as 'chaos, dysfunction and backbiting' in the White House
In December, Saudi-backed government and the Iran-funded Houthis agreed to confidence-building measures. But the deals' implementation has been slow and mired by violence
Last week's attack, which killed 27 members of Iran's Revolutionary Guards, was perpetrated by Jaish al Adl, a Sunni group which seeks greater rights for Iran's Baluchi minority
Government-sponsored app Absher, downloaded over 11 million times, allows male guardians to set restrictions on women's travel visas
The privatization of the war in Yemen has entered a new stage
The consulate had two wells and a gas and wood floor furnace that could reach heat of over 1,000 degrees, destroying any DNA traces, says state-run Anadolu news agency
House of Representatives approves resolution to halt aid to efforts in Yemen, but the vote would not be enough to overcome Trump’s promise to issue what would likely be his first veto
Apart from reputational damage, inclusion on the list complicates financial relations with the EU
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The Trump administration threatened on Monday to veto an effort in the U.S. Congress to end U.S. military support for the Saudi Arabia-led coalition in the war in Yemen
Palestinian president lands in Saudi Arabia with closest advisers for meetings with King Salman, Prince Mohammed ■ Trip comes after top negotiator Erekat visited Egypt
Saudi Arabia swore in Turki Aldakhil as its ambassador to the United Arab Emirates on Sunday under a cloud of controversy
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The recall is due to the airing by Saudi TV channel Al Arabiya of a documentary that diverged from the Moroccan position on the Western Sahara issue, the ambassador told Le360
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Series of 'false denials' from Saudi officials had led to uncertainty on a host of issues surrounding the case, says aide to Turkish president
Recently transcribed conversations by U.S. intelligence reveal new details about the involvement of Saudi crown prince in the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi
Saudi officials 'seriously undermined' and delayed Turkey's efforts to investigate crime scene at Istanbul consulate, UN rapport says
Critical comments from Eliot Engel and other foreign affairs committee members were only the latest recent expressions of frustration with Saudi Arabia from U.S. lawmakers
CNN concludes the transactions are 'exposing some of America's sensitive military technology to Tehran and potentially endangering the lives of U.S. troops in other conflict zones'
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Every Saudi woman is assigned a male relative whose approval is needed to marry, obtain a passport and travel abroad
Three British lawmakers on Monday endorsed reports that women activists detained in Saudi Arabia have been tortured - a violation of international law
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