Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

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Noun1.Kingdom of Saudi Arabia - an absolute monarchy occupying most of the Arabian Peninsula in southwest AsiaKingdom of Saudi Arabia - an absolute monarchy occupying most of the Arabian Peninsula in southwest Asia; vast oil reserves dominate the economy
Arab League - an international organization of independent Arab states formed in 1945 to promote cultural and economic and military and political and social cooperation
OPEC, Organization of Petroleum-Exporting Countries - an organization of countries formed in 1961 to agree on a common policy for the production and sale of petroleum
Mutawa, Mutawa'een - religious police in Saudi Arabia whose duty is to ensure strict adherence to established codes of conduct; offenders may be detained indefinitely; foreigners are not excluded
Middle East, Mideast, Near East - the area around the eastern Mediterranean; from Turkey to northern Africa and eastward to Iran; the site of such ancient civilizations as Phoenicia and Babylon and Egypt and the birthplace of Judaism and Christianity and Islam; had continuous economic and political turmoil in the 20th century; "the Middle East is the cradle of Western civilization"
Arabia, Arabian Peninsula - a peninsula between the Red Sea and the Persian Gulf; strategically important for its oil resources
Gulf States - the countries in southwestern Asia that border the Persian Gulf
capital of Saudi Arabia, Riyadh - joint capital (with Mecca) of Saudi Arabia located in the central oasis; largest city in Saudi Arabia
Mecca - joint capital (with Riyadh) of Saudi Arabia; located in western Saudi Arabia; as the birthplace of Muhammad it is the holiest city of Islam
Al Madinah, Medina - a city in western Saudi Arabia; site of the tomb of Muhammad; the second most holy city of Islam
Dhahran - an oil town in eastern Saudi Arabia on an inlet from the Persian Gulf; in June 1996 terrorists bombed an apartment complex in Dhahran killing 19 United States soldiers and wounding more than 300 people
Jeddah, Jed'dah, Jidda, Jiddah - port city in western Saudi Arabia on the Red Sea; near Mecca
Tabuk - a city in northwestern Saudi Arabia
Taif - a city in western Saudi Arabia to the east of Mecca
Najd, Nejd - a central plateau region of the Arabian Peninsula; formerly an independent sultanate until 1932 when it united with Hejaz to form the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
Hedjaz, Hejaz, Hijaz - a coastal region of the western Arabian Peninsula bordering on the Red Sea; includes both Mecca and Medina; formerly an independent kingdom until it united with Nejd to form the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
An Nafud, An Nefud, Nafud, Nefud - a desert in northern Saudi Arabia that is noted for its red sand and violent winds
Ar Rimsal, Dahna, Great Sandy Desert, Rub al-Khali - a desert in southern Saudi Arabia
Syrian Desert - a desert of northern Arabia occupying western Iraq, southern Syria, eastern Jordan, and northern Saudi Arabia
Saudi, Saudi Arabian - a native or inhabitant of Saudi Arabia
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This donation is part of strengthening co-operation between Tunisia and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia in the field of religious affairs and in the protection of mosques, he told TAP during a visit to the governorate of Kairouan, accompanied by Minister of Religious Affairs, Ahmed Adhoum and ambassador of Saudi Arabia in Tunis Mohammed Bin Mahmoud Al Ali.
Pakistan and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia are bound together by a common faith, shared values, and joint aspirations for the future of the Ummah, I am most confident that the bonds that tie us will become even stronger, and the love between our people will grow even deeper, in the days to come', the Prime Minister stated.
Commenting on the statement issued by the UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon where he said that he is "deeply dismayed over the recent execution by Saudi Arabia of 47 people," Ambassador Almoalimi said "In one hand the issue of these trials and convictions is a matter that belongs to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, it's a part of its exercise of sovereignty and secondly the allegation that the trials and procedures are somehow tainted is simply misinformed.
Destinia, the international online travel agency with offices in Dubai, Egypt and Spain, will expand its presence in the Middle East by opening an office in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia by 2016.
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Enhancing the competitiveness of national economy as well as Saudi Arabian domestic products in local and overseas markets is the main pillar of the Ninth Development Plan of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia for the period from 2010 to 2014, a Saudi top official has said.
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We are extremely pleased that our technology again has been selected to help the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia meet its growing electricity requirements," said Steve Bolze, president of power generation for GE Energy.
London, Jumada II 21, 1439, March 09, 2018, SPA -- From 6th to 9th March 2018, during the visit to the United Kingdom of His Royal Highness Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz, Crown Prince of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, and Minister of Defense, at the invitation of the Government of Queen Elizabeth ll, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and the United Kingdom confirmed and reinforced the relations between the two countries, and committed to developing a deeper and more strategic partnership to enhance mutual interests.
Mohammed Abu Zeid Mustafa met, Wednesday, at his office in the Ministry of Tourism with the Ambassador of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques in Sudan Ali bin Hassan Jafar in the presence of Counselor at the Embassy of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia in Khartoum, Ahmeed Aqeel .
This affirms the Kingdom of Bahrain's solidarity with the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia's stance against terrorism, supporting the measures taken to consolidate the security of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and its brotherly people.