Saudi Arabia, officially the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, is a country in Western Asia constituting the vast majority of the Arabian Peninsula.With a land area of approximately 2,150,000 km 2 (830,000 sq mi), Saudi Arabia is geographically the largest sovereign state in Western Asia, the second-largest in the Arab world (after Algeria), the fifth-largest in Asia, and the 12th-largest in the world.
Saudi Arabia officially known as the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, is a country located in Western Asia constituting the bulk of the Arabian Peninsula. With a land area of approximately 2,150,000 km 2 (830,000 sq mi), Saudi Arabia is geographically the 5th-largest state in Asia and 2nd-largest state in the Arab world after Algeria.
The history of Saudi Arabia in its current form as a nation state began with the emergence of the Al Saud dynasty in central Arabia in 1744 and the subsequent establishment of the Emirate of Diriyah. The territory that now constitutes Saudi Arabia was the site of several ancient cultures and civilizations.
The cultural setting of Saudi Arabia is greatly influenced by the Arab and Islamic culture. The society is in general deeply religious, conservative, traditional, and family-oriented. Many attitudes and traditions are centuries-old, derived from Arab civilization and Islamic heritage.
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Saudi Arabia is a founding member of several multinational organizations, including OPEC, the United Nations, the Arab League. It is also a founding member of the Gulf Cooperation Council, Muslim World League, the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation, and the Islamic Development Bank —all of which are headquartered in Saudi.
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Saud bin Abdulaziz Al Saud was King of Saudi Arabia from 9 November 1953 to 2 November 1964. After a period of internal tension in Saudi Arabia, he was forced from the throne and replaced by his brother Faisal. Major events 1954 The first five years plan announced by King Saud in his speech no. 1954 The formation of the "Saudi Arabian Naval Transport Company'' in association with Aristotle Onassis. 1954 The inauguration of the first naval ship "King Saud I" in Hamburg 1954 The inauguration of th
Prince Saud was born on 15 January 1902 in Kuwait City. The second son of Ibn Saud, he was born in the home of his grandfather Amir Abdul Rahman. They lived in Sikkat Inazza where the family was staying after their exile from Riyadh. When his father conquered Riyadh in 1902, Saud followed him with his mother and brothers. Prince Saud had one full brother, Turki I, and a sister, Mounira. Their mother was Ibn Saud's second wife Wadhah bint Muhammad bin 'Hussein Al-Orair, who belonged to the Qahtan
Saud accompanied his father on his many expeditions and, participated in several campaigns during the unification of the Arabian Peninsula. His first political mission was at the age of thirteen, leading a delegation to Qatar. The first battle he fought was at Jirrab in 1915, followed by one at Yatab in the same year, then Trubah in 1919. In 1925, he stopped the Almahmal crisis in Makkah. He fought to stop the Ikhwan Revolt at Al Sebella in 1929. On 11 May 1933, he was appointed Crown Prince by
Saud succeeded his father King Abdulaziz ibn Saud as King on 9 November 1953 upon the latter's death. King Saud ascended the throne in a political climate very different from the time when his father Ibn Saud established his Kingdom.
King Saud died at the age of 67 on 23 February 1969 in Athens after suffering a heart attack. Two days before his death, he felt ill and asked his doctor Filnger from Austria to examine him. However, his physician arrived after he had died. In the morning of that day, Saud took a short walk on a beach with his daughter Nozhah, near the hotel where he used to live. His body was taken to Makkah then to Riyadh and the funeral ceremony took place at the Great Mosque in Mecca. He was buried next to h
Saudi Arabia withdraws and Oman regains control of Na'im and Al Bu Shamis, Buraimi and Hamasah Emirate of Abu Dhabi consolidates control of Al Ain Start of Saudi Arabia – United Arab Emirates border dispute , resolved by the Treaty of Jeddah signed in 1974.
Trends in the enforcement of Islamic code have influenced women's rights in Saudi Arabia. The Iranian Revolution in 1979 and 11 September attacks in 2001 had significant influence on Saudi cultural history and women's rights. In 1979, the Islamic Revolution in Iran led to a resurgence of fundamentalism in many parts of the Islamic world.
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