The daughter of U.S. President Donald Trump was delivering the keynote address at the two-day Global Women’s Forum held in an opulent resort overlooking the city's Persian Gulf coastline
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.
The risk of a military confrontation is higher in the Strait of Hormuz than anywhere else in the Gulf region, Oman's foreign minister said
Rebels say casualties in strikes are civilians and that they shot down military plane with advanced surface-to-air missile
The visit signals what could be an increasing warmness between some mainstream U.S. Jewish groups and Saudi Arabia as Israel also looks to forger informal ties
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One diplomat said Saudi Arabia wanted a new arrangement with Qatar that would involve Doha making fresh commitments
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Saudi Arabia's foreign minister said Israeli citizens are not welcome to visit the kingdom after Israel decreed that Israeli citizens could visit Saudi Arabia under certain circumstances
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UN envoy Martin Griffiths stressed the volatility and fragility of the current situation in Yemen
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Report bolsters accusations by U.S., European powers and Saudi Arabia against Iran for the September strike on Saudi oil infrastructure
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