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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Director of the Directorate for Foreign Trade at the Ministry of Trade and Investments of Kingdom of Saudi Arabia emphasized there is interest for investing in BiH.
It stated that Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has long been a regional leader in humanitarian affairs and has demonstrated a profound commitment to support those most in need around the world, which forms almost 1.9% of Saudi Arabia gross national income (GNI), and more than 80 countries have benefited from development assistance provided by the kingdom in the form of humanitarian, development and grant assistance.
Vision Invest is a leading Saudi Investment and Development Holding Company established in 2002 and focused on investments in Utilities, Industrial Gases, Logistics and Social Infrastructure, as well as other sectors in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
Under the direction of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman Bin Abdulaziz, on 25 April 2016 His Royal Highness Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz, the Crown Prince, Vice President of the Council of Ministers and Chairman of the Council of Economic and Development Affairs, outlined that the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia's Vision 2030 charted a roadmap for the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia's development and economy objectives for the next 15 years.
'The government of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia is pleased to provide a quantity of 150 tons dates to its brothers in the Islamic Republic of Pakistan on the recommendation of the saga leadership of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques Prince Mohammad Bin Salman,' a press release by the Saudi embassy said.
Moody's Investors Service has announced that it has officially launched operations in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
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.
Compared with the general index of June 2015, the inflation index of July 2015 shows a slight increase in State of Qatar by 0.6%, the Sultanate by 0.53%, the kingdom of Saudi Arabia by 0.3%, the United Arab Emirates by 0.29%, State of Kuwait by 0.07%, in contrast, Kingdom of Bahrain decreased by 0.2%.
Muscat: His Majesty Sultan Qaboos bin Said has sent a cable of greetings to the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud on receiving pledges of allegiance as King of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. In his cable, His Majesty the Sultan has wished him good health and happiness, praying to Allah the Almighty to grant him success for achievement of further progress and prosperity for the brotherly Saudi people.
Riyadh: An official has issued the following statement: "The Government of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia regrets statements issued by the Secretary General of the United Nations, the Vice-President of the European Commission, the High Representative of the European Union's Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, the Spokesperson for the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, and a number of foreign agencies and organizations, regarding the implementation of the court ruling against a Sri Lankan domestic worker, who premeditatedly strangled to death a four-month child one week after her arrival in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.