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The R Kingdom of Saudi Arabia , is an Islamic monarchy ruled by the Saoud family since its creation in 1932 by Ibn Séoud .
Populated by 31 million inhabitants, occupying 80% of the Arabian Peninsula, it is the largest country in the Middle East with an area of over two million square kilometers.

Riyadh is the capital of Saudi Arabia.

Saudi Arabia is an absolute Islamic monarchy, controlled by the Saoud and Wahhab families – giving the name to the so-called Wahhabist ideology – and which are linked by marriage.

Saudi Arabia is one of the regional powers in the Middle East and is found to be confronted in its leadership by Iran.

Consequently, it has gathered around it most of the Sunni-majority Arab countries in an alliance against Iran, where Shiism dominates, and its allies.

The Kingdom benefits from considerable financial income which it derives from its wealth in oil, of which it is the world’s leading exporter, and in natural gas.

Saudi law is officially based on Sharia law.

Follow-up meeting on measures to combat drug trafficking

A meeting took place in the presence of the outgoing Minister of the Interior and Municipalities, Brigadier General Mohamed Fahmi, to monitor the application...

Saudi Arabia bans import of any type of food from Lebanon

A blow to the Lebanese food industry after Riyadh's decision to ban the importation of all types of food originating from the Land of...
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Security agencies infiltrated by Hezbollah (Sami Gemayel)

The president of the Kataëb Party strongly attacked Hezbollah, which he accuses of having infiltrated the local security services with the help "of an"...

Lebanon / Saudi Arabia: Drug shipment likely placed in Syria (MTV Lebanon)

The drug shipment behind the Saudi decision to ban the import of fruits and vegetables from Lebanon was not placed in Lebanon but in...

Former prime ministers denounce “a deliberate policy aimed at destroying the structures of the...

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Towards an intensification of the fight against drug trafficking

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Lebanon / History: the withdrawal of Syrian troops on April 26, 2005

It was on April 26, 2005 that the last Syrian troops left Lebanon, thus putting an end to a presence of almost three decades...
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Towards a new conflict of legitimacy between Hashemites and Wahhabis

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Aoun blames the banking party for the paralysis of the forensic audit

The President of the Republic and the Prime Minister-designate have not yet agreed on the composition of the government. A few days ago, it...