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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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G20 Summit: Narendra Modi addresses informal meeting; Saudi prince and Vladimir Putin share jovial moments

The summit marks a quick return to the international stage for Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman after his country came under fire for the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi. Russian..
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China sees 'enormous potential' in Saudi economy as crown prince visits

BEIJING (Reuters) - China sees "enormous potential" in Saudi Arabia's economy and wants more high-tech cooperation, the Chinese government's top diplomat said, as Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed..
Firstpost - Published

Videos for Saudi Arabia

Saudi Crown Prince Turns A Blind Eye To Oppression Of Uighur Muslims In China [Video]Saudi Crown Prince Turns A Blind Eye To Oppression Of Uighur Muslims In China

Saudi Crown Prince Turns A Blind Eye To Oppression Of Uighur Muslims In China

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:50Published

Saudi Arabia Strikes $10 Billion Deal With China [Video]Saudi Arabia Strikes $10 Billion Deal With China

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman cemented a $10 billion deal for a refining and petrochemical complex in China. Saudi Arabia signed 35 economic cooperation agreements with China worth a total of..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:32Published

Saudi Arabia strikes $10 bln China deal in further move to bolster Asia presence [Video]Saudi Arabia strikes $10 bln China deal in further move to bolster Asia presence

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman cemented a $10 billion deal for a refining and petrochemical complex in China on Friday, meeting Chinese President Xi Jinping. As David Pollard reports, the two..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:22Published

Winter at Tantora: music festival brings Yanni and other stars to Saudi Arabia [Video]Winter at Tantora: music festival brings Yanni and other stars to Saudi Arabia

The Winter at Tantora Festival is bringing international music stars to perform at Al-Ula, Saudi Arabia.

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 12:00Published

Why is Al-Ula paving the way towards tourism in Saudi Arabia? [Video]Why is Al-Ula paving the way towards tourism in Saudi Arabia?

The Al-Ula governorate in Saudi Arabia is an area packed with prehistoric sites and landmarks.

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 03:18Published

Saudi Arabia Strikes Multi-Billion Dollar Deals With China At Joint Investment Forum [Video]Saudi Arabia Strikes Multi-Billion Dollar Deals With China At Joint Investment Forum

According to a report by Reuters, on Friday, Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman cemented a $10 billion dollar deal for a refining and petrochemical complex in China, meeting Chinese President Xi..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:40Published

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

 

Mohammed bin Salman's generous voyage to the east and the burdening mystery of Jamal Khashoggi's murder

Saudi Arabian crown prince Mohammed bin Salman is on an Asia tour probably because the traction he had gained in the West, with his easy affability and ostensibly non-conservative outlook, is now faded..
Firstpost - Published

During Islamabad visit, Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman orders release of 2,100 Pakistani prisoners from Saudi jails

Prince Mohammed arrived in Pakistan on Sunday at the beginning of an Asian tour, which will include China and is seen as an attempt by him to rebuild his reputation after the murder of Saudi critic and..
Firstpost - Published

'Pakistan has potential to become one of top 20 economies in future': Saudi crown prince after concluding Islamabad visit

Imran Khan said the relations between Pakistan and Saudi Arabia were focused on economic ties.
Firstpost - Published

Saudi Arabia will try to 'de-escalate' India-Pakistan tension after Pulwama terror attack, says Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir

Following the pledge, the Saudi Arabia crown prince - widely known as MBS - held a series of meetings Monday afternoon with the Pakistani leadership before flying on to India.
Firstpost - Published

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