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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The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia denounces and condemns this terrorist explosion targeting the security and stability of the Kingdom of Bahrain and threatening at the same time the safety and unity of its people.
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In a statement to Saudi Press Agency, he stressed that these appointments reflect the level of leadership competencies in the Kingdom to take over the important positions, wishing all the progress and prosperity for the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
Riyadh: October 25 -- (BNA) A solemn funereal was conducted for the late His Royal Highness Prince Sultan bin Abdul Aziz Al Saud: Crown Prince, Deputy Premier, Minister of Defense and Aviation and Inspector-General after supplications were offered for his soul at the (Imam Turki) Mosque in Riyadh this afternoon in the presence of his brother the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Abdulla bin Abdul Aziz Al Saud Monarch of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and a number of world leaders.
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