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Saudi Arabia: Country in Western Asia
Saudi Arabia, officially the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, is a country in Western Asia constituting the bulk of the Arabian Peninsula. With a land area of approximately 2,150,000 km2 (830,000 sq mi), Saudi Arabia is the largest sovereign state in the Middle East, geographically the fifth-largest in Asia, second-largest in the Arab world after Algeria and 12th-largest in the world. Saudi Arabia is bordered by Jordan and Iraq to the north, Kuwait to the northeast, Qatar, Bahrain, and the United Arab Emirates to the east, Oman to the southeast and Yemen to the south. It is separated from Israel and Egypt by the Gulf of Aqaba. It is the only nation with both a Red Sea coast and a Persian Gulf coast, and most of its terrain consists of arid desert, lowland and mountains. Saudi Arabia is the largest economy in the Middle East as of October 2018 and the 18th largest in the world. The total number of population of Saudi Arabia is 33.4 million with 50% of youth population are under 25.

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House launches probe of US nuclear plan in Saudi Arabia

house launches probe of us nuclear plan in saudi arabia
A government report says the US is rushing to transfer sensitive nuclear technology to Saudi Arabia.
BBC News - Published

Ahead of Saudi visit, China seeks 'deeper trust' with Iran

China wants to deepen "strategic trust" with Iran, the Chinese government's top diplomat told Iran's foreign minister on Tuesday, days before Saudi Arabia's crown prince visits Beijing, underscoring..
Reuters - Published

Videos for Saudi Arabia

US Pushes to End Global Criminalization of Homosexuality [Video]US Pushes to End Global Criminalization of Homosexuality

The United States is leading an initiative to end the criminalization of same-sex relations worldwide.

Credit: Newsy Studio     Duration: 01:33Published

Saudi prince sees Saudi prince sees "useful returns" from expected $100 bln investment in India

Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman said on Wednesday he saw investment opportunities of more than $100 billion in India over the next two years as he began his first official visit amid..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:26Published

Trump's 'hypocritical' nuclear sale to Saudi Arabia [Video]Trump's 'hypocritical' nuclear sale to Saudi Arabia

Rami Khouri discusses the transfer of sensitive US nuclear technology to Saudi Arabia.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 05:31Published

Saudi Crown Prince begins India trip under shadow of Kashmir attack [Video]Saudi Crown Prince begins India trip under shadow of Kashmir attack

Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia Mohammad Bin Salman kicks off his trip in India just days after an attack in Kashmir in which 40 paramilitary police were killed. Rough cut (no reporter narration).

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:44Published

WH aides ignored warnings on reactor plan -report [Video]WH aides ignored warnings on reactor plan -report

Top White House aides ignored repeated warnings they could be breaking the law as they worked with former U.S. officials and a close friend of President Donald Trump to advance a multi-billion-dollar..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:40Published

House to Probe Push to Sell Nuclear Tech to Saudi Arabia [Video]House to Probe Push to Sell Nuclear Tech to Saudi Arabia

A report from the House oversight committee raises concerns about national security and the Trump administration's relationship with Saudi Arabia.

Credit: Newsy Studio     Duration: 01:41Published

Saudi Arabia Looks To Asia For Deals [Video]Saudi Arabia Looks To Asia For Deals

Dubai (CNN Business)Saudi Arabia's crown prince is in Asia forging new ties and seeking deals as he tries to keep his dream of economic transformation alive following a chill in relations with the..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:43Published

Ahead of Saudi visit, China seeks 'deeper trust' with Iran [Video]Ahead of Saudi visit, China seeks 'deeper trust' with Iran

China said it was seeking 'deeper trust' with Iran ahead of the Saudia Arabian crown prince's visit to Beijing. Rough cut (no reporter narration).

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:45Published

Did Saudi crown prince deserve Pakistan's highest civilian honour? [Video]Did Saudi crown prince deserve Pakistan's highest civilian honour?

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman has been conferred with Pakistan's highest civilian honour a day after signing $20bn in investment deals with the South Asian country.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 04:34Published

MBS Makes Money Moves In Asia [Video]MBS Makes Money Moves In Asia

Islamabad, Pakistan (CNN)Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman has signed agreements worth $20 billion with Pakistan at the start of an Asian tour widely seen as an attempt to bolster ties..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:49Published

Saudi crown prince pledges $20 billion in investment deals for Pakistan [Video]Saudi crown prince pledges $20 billion in investment deals for Pakistan

Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman kicks off his Asia tour with a big signing ceremony in Pakistan, where he pledged $20 billion worth of investment for the cash-strapped country. The crown prince will..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:39Published

Saudi Arabia Signs Oil Agreement [Video]Saudi Arabia Signs Oil Agreement

According to Reuters, and Saudi Energy Minister Khalid al-Falih, "Saudi Arabia has signed an agreement to supply Pakistan with crude oil and petroleum products to secure its fuel needs." Saudi Crown..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:38Published

MBS Opens Asia Trip With $20 Billion Pakistan Pledge [Video]MBS Opens Asia Trip With $20 Billion Pakistan Pledge

ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman on Sunday said Saudi Arabia has signed investment agreements worth $20 billion during his high-profile visit to Pakistan, where tensions were..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:30Published

Saudi Crown Prince signs $20 billion in agreements with Pakistan [Video]Saudi Crown Prince signs $20 billion in agreements with Pakistan

Mohammed bin Salman met with Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan in a red carpet welcome before overseeing the historical deal. Rough cut (no reporter narration)

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:12Published

MBS Visits Asia [Video]MBS Visits Asia

ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman on Sunday kicked off his tour of South Asia and China with a high-profile visit to Pakistan, but the trip risks being..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:48Published

Why is Saudi crown prince turning to the east for business? [Video]Why is Saudi crown prince turning to the east for business?

Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman has arrived in the Pakistani capital, Islamabad, for a state visit to a key strategic ally that is expected to see the Gulf kingdom sign investment deals..

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 12:07Published

Yemen's Houthi forces kill Saudi soldiers in combat [Video]Yemen's Houthi forces kill Saudi soldiers in combat

Houthi fighters in Yemen say they have launched a major attack across the border with Saudi Arabia reportedly killing Saudi soldiers

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:38Published

UK's weapon sales to Saudi unlawful: Lords committee [Video]UK's weapon sales to Saudi unlawful: Lords committee

The UK has licenced nearly $7bn of arms exports to Saudi Arabia and the coalition nations since the war started.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:48Published

Saudi Crown Prince MBS to visit Pakistan for investment deals [Video]Saudi Crown Prince MBS to visit Pakistan for investment deals

Originally scheduled for Saturday, Prince Mohammed's arrival in Islamabad has been delayed by a day.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:13Published

Turkish Police Say Khashoggi Remains May Have Been Burned [Video]Turkish Police Say Khashoggi Remains May Have Been Burned

ANKARA (Reuters) - Turkish police believe the remains of murdered Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi may have been burned, Turkey’s state-run news agency Anadolu said on Thursday, citing a police..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:53Published

Pompeo pressed on Khashoggi murder probe [Video]Pompeo pressed on Khashoggi murder probe

The United States is still probing the murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Monday, as U.S. lawmakers continued to demand stronger U.S. action to punish..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:25Published

Apple, Google urged to remove app that lets Saudi men track wives [Video]Apple, Google urged to remove app that lets Saudi men track wives

Absher lets Saudi men specify when and where women under their 'guardianship' are allowed to travel.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:35Published

GOP Fit To Be Tied: Trump Refuses To Release Mandated Report On Khashoggi Murder [Video]GOP Fit To Be Tied: Trump Refuses To Release Mandated Report On Khashoggi Murder

Politico reports Senate Republicans are fuming at President Donald Trump once again. This time, it's for disregarding a law requiring a report to Congress naming those responsible for the murder of a..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 01:05Published

 

India-Pakistan crisis: Saudi Arabia aims to de-escalate tensions

india-pakistan crisis: saudi arabia aims to de-escalate tensions
Saudi Arabia hopes to soothe India-Pakistan tensions, as Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman visits Delhi.
BBC News - Published

Saudi prince denies interest in £3.8bn Man Utd takeover

saudi prince denies interest in £3.8bn man utd takeover
Saudi Arabia Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman says he has no intention of buying Manchester United.
BBC News - Published

Pakistan says Saudi crown prince orders 2,100 Pakistani prisoners released

Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman has ordered the release of about 2,100 Pakistani prisoners from the kingdom's jails during a high-profile visit to Islamabad, Pakistan's information..
Reuters - Published

Saudi Arabia signs $20bn in deals with Pakistan

saudi arabia signs $20bn in deals with pakistan
The huge investment comes as Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman seeks to shore up Saudi's Asian allies.
BBC News - Published

Saudi Arabia signs oil agreement to supply Pakistan: minister

Saudi Arabia has signed an agreement to supply Pakistan with crude oil and petroleum products to secure its fuel needs, Saudi Energy Minister Khalid al-Falih said on Sunday on Twitter.
Reuters - Published

Saudi crown prince begins Asia tour with $20 billion Pakistan investment pledge

Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman on Sunday said Saudi Arabia has signed investment agreements worth $20 billion during his high-profile visit to Pakistan, where tensions were flaring up with..
Reuters - Published

Saudi crown prince departs for Pakistan: Saudi TV

Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman departed on Sunday for a tour of Pakistan, India and China, Saudi state TV al-Ekhbariya said, citing the royal court.
Reuters - Published

Rouhani says Iran ready to improve ties with Gulf states

Iran is ready to work with all of its neighbors to secure peace in the Middle East in the face of U.S. and Israeli aggression, President Hassan Rouhani said on Sunday, in his latest attempt to weaken..
Reuters - Published

Iran says Pakistan to 'pay high price' over attack, warns Saudi

Iran warned neighboring Pakistan on Saturday it would "pay a heavy price" for allegedly harboring militants who killed 27 of its elite Revolutionary Guards in a suicide bombing near the border earlier..
Reuters - Published

Cash-strapped Pakistan rolls out red carpet for Saudis

cash-strapped pakistan rolls out red carpet for saudis
Imran Khan needs Saudi money to stave off an economic bail-out - but this is not a one-way relationship.
BBC News - Published

Turkish police believe Khashoggi remains may have been burned: Anadolu

Turkish police believe the remains of murdered Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi may have been burned, Turkey's state-run news agency Anadolu said on Thursday, citing a police report.
Reuters - Published

EU adds Saudi Arabia to dirty-money blacklist, upsets UK, U.S.

The European Commission added Saudi Arabia, Panama and four U.S. territories to a blacklist of nations it considers a threat because of lax controls on terrorism financing and money laundering, the EU..
Reuters - Published

EU broadens its dirty-money blacklist, adds Saudi Arabia

The European Commission added Saudi Arabia, Panama, Nigeria and other jurisdictions to a blacklist of nations that pose a threat because of lax controls on terrorism financing and money laundering, the..
Reuters - Published

Saudi crude output to fall to 9.8 million bpd in March: Falih

Saudi Arabia plans to produce around 9.8 million barrels per day of oil in March, over half a million bpd below its pledged production level under a global supply-cutting deal, Energy Minister Khalid..
Reuters - Published

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