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 SAUDI ARABIA
It borders Jordan on the north, Iraq on the north and north-east, Kuwait, Qatar, Bahrain, and the United Arab Emirates on the east, Oman on the south and south-east, and Yemen on the south, with the Persian Gulf to its north-east and the Red Sea to its west.
The Basic Law adopted in 1992 declared that Saudi Arabia is a monarchy ruled by the sons and grandsons of the first king, Abd Al Aziz Al Saud, and that the Qur'an is the constitution of the country, which is governed on the basis of Islamic law (Shari'a).
Saudi Arabia claims to be in possession of 260.1 billion barrels of oil reserves as of 2003, about 24% of the world's proven total petroleum reserves.
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  Ash Sharqiyah Province - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Ash Sharqiyah (Arabic الشرقية), known as Eastern Province is the largest province of Saudi Arabia, located in the east of the country on the coasts of the Persian Gulf, and has borders with Kuwait, Qatar, the United Arab Emirates, Oman, and Yemen.
The Eastern Province was conquered by the Saudis in 1914 on the Ottoman Empire.
Saudi Aramco, the oil producing company of the Kingdom, is based in Dhahran, which is located in the Eastern Province, and most decisions on oil policy and production are made there.
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 Saudi Arabia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
The Basic Law adopted in 1992 declared that Saudi Arabia is a monarchy ruled by the sons and grandsons of King Abdul Aziz Al-Saud, and that the Holy Qur'an is the constitution of the country, which is governed on the basis of Islamic law (Shari'a).
Saudi Arabia is considered to be one of the fifteen countries that comprise the so-called "Cradle of Humanity." In most parts of the country, vegetation is limited to weeds and shrubs.
Saudi Arabia is first in the world in proven reserves of petroleum (24% of the proved total), ranks as the largest exporter of petroleum, and plays a leading role in OPEC.
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 Jubail - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jubail (Arabic: "الجبيل" Al Jubayl), is a city in the Eastern province on the Arabian Gulf coast of Saudi Arabia.
Near Jubail are the ruins of what was unearthed in the mid-1980s by a group of people attempting to dig their vehicle out of the sand.
The ruins are known as the Jubail Church and are acknowledged by the Saudi officials who will not issue permits to visit it because "the site is being excavated." In any case, the old ruins originally contained four stone crosses which later went missing, though the marks where the crosses were are still visible.
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 Khobar - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Khobar (also written al-Khobar or al-Khubar ; Arabic: الخبر) is a large city located in the Eastern Province of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia on the Arabian/Persian Gulf.
It is a part of the greater Dammam metropolitan area along with Dhahran, which together have a combined population of over one million.
European and American expatriate workers not employeed by Saudi Aramco typically live in expat compounds scattered in the greater Khobar-Dammam area surrounded by fences or walls and guarded by security gates.
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 saudi arabia map and map of saudi arabia information page
The founder of modern Saudi Arabia, Abd al-Aziz, captured Riyadh at the turn of the 20th century, and began his efforts to unify the many factions on the Arabian Peninsula.
The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, the largest country in the Middle East, is 95% desert, including the Rub' Al Khali, the biggest mass of sand on the planet.
Saudi Arabia (to its credit) still uses much of the profits from that industry to improve the infrastructure of the country and the lives of its people.
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 Saudi Arabia travel guide - Wikitravel
Saudi Arabia is a Middle Eastern country in Asia that occupies most of the Arabian peninsula and has both Persian Gulf and Red Sea coast lines.
Saudi Arabia is one of two countries named for their royal families, along with The Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan.
Saudi Arabia has some of the most restrictive travel policies in the world, and advance visas are required for all foreigners desiring to enter or leave.
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 MapZones.com : Saudi Arabia Map
In the middle of the 18th century in central Arabia an alliance of Muslim Wahhabi religious reformers and the Sa'udi dynasty formed a new state and society that resulted in the creation of three successive Sa'udi kingdoms, including the modern country of Saudi Arabia, officially proclaimed in 1932.
Saudi Arabia has the largest reserves of petroleum in the world (26% of the proved reserves), ranks as the largest exporter of petroleum, and plays a leading role in OPEC.
Saudi Arabia was a key player in the successful efforts of OPEC and other oil producing countries to raise the price of oil in 1999-2000 to its highest level since the Gulf war by reducing production.
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 Ash Sharqiyah, Saudi Arabia Details, Meaning Ash Sharqiyah, Saudi Arabia Article and Explanation Guide
Ash Sharqiyah, known as Eastern Province is the largest province of Saudi Arabia, located in the east of the country on the coasts of the Persian Gulf, and has borders with Kuwait, Qatar, the United Arab Emirates, Oman, and Yemen.
Saudi Aramco, the oil producing company of the Kingdom, is based in Dhahran, which is located in the Eastern Province, and most decisions on oil policy and production are made there.
Saudi Arabia's main oil and gas fields are located either in the province or offshore.
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 Saudi Arabia Vacation and Saudi Arabia Travel   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Saudi Arabia is a Middle Eastern country in Asia that occupies most of the Arabian peninsula and has both Persian Gulf and Red Sea coast lines.
Saudi Arabia contains the holy site of Mecca, a place that all Muslims try to pilgrimage to at least once in their life.
Saudi Arabia is served by the national airline, Saudia as well as Gulf Air, Air Italia, Air France, Lufthansa, Pakistan International Airlines, Air India, Royal Dutch Airlines (KLM), and Philippine Airlines.
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 Facts About Saudi Arabia
The continuing presence of foreign troops on Saudi soil after Operation Desert Storm remained a source of tension between the royal family and the public until the US military's near-complete withdrawal to neighboring Qatar in 2003.
The first major terrorist attacks in Saudi Arabia in several years, which occurred in May and November 2003, prompted renewed efforts on the part of the Saudi government to counter domestic terrorism and extremism, which also coincided with a slight upsurge in media freedom and announcement of government plans to phase in partial political representation.
Saudi Arabia possesses 25% of the world's proven petroleum reserves, ranks as the largest exporter of petroleum, and plays a leading role in OPEC.
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 Ash Sharqiyah, Saudi Arabia -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
The (Click link for more info and facts about King Fahd Causeway) King Fahd Causeway, completed in the 1980s, links the Eastern Province to (An island country in the Persian Gulf off the coast of Saudi Arabia; oil revenues funded progressive programs until reserves were exhausted in 1970s) Bahrain.
The Eastern Province was conquered by the Saudis in 1914 on the (A Turkish sultanate of southwestern Asia and northeastern Africa and southeastern Europe; created by the Ottoman Turks in the 13th century and lasted until the end of World War I; although initially small it expanded until it superseded the Byzantine Empi) Ottoman Empire.
Saudi Arabia's main oil and gas fields are located either in the province or offshore.
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 NationMaster - Encyclopedia: Dammam
Dammam (Also Damman or Ad Dammām) is the capital of the Ash Sharqiyah province in Saudi Arabia.
Dammam is the largest city in the Eastern Province; Dammam Port and the new King Fahd International Airport are the largest on the Persian Gulf.
Jeddah from space, September 1995 Jeddah (also Jedda, Jiddah, or Juddah) is a city in in western Saudi Arabia, on the Red Sea.
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 Plant and animal life (from Saudi Arabia) --  Encyclopædia Britannica
The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia occupies four fifths of the Arabian Peninsula.
Saudi Arabia is separated from Egypt, The Sudan, and Eritrea by the Red Sea to the west; from Iran by the Persian Gulf to the east; and from Bahrain by the Gulf of Bahrain, also to the east.
Arabia, or the Arabian Peninsula, is the original homeland of the Arab population in the Middle East, of Arabic language and culture, and of the major world religion of Islam.
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 Saudi Arabia Online Research :: Information about Saudi Arabia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
It is called "the land of the two holy mosques", a reference to Mecca and Medina, Islam 's two holiest places.
Saudi Arabia municipal elections, 2005 took place in 2005 as a first step to open the way to form political parties in the future.
Saudi Arabia has an Petroleum -based economy with strong government controls over major economic activities.
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 Asia Times - Asia's most trusted news source for the Middle East
If the rulers of Saudi Arabia held out any hope that the post-September 11, 2001, demonization of their kingdom was finally waning, then someone in Riyadh should pick up a copy of An End to Evil, a recently published neo-conservative roadmap for "winning" the "war on terror".
The aspirations of the Shi'ite, however, are not the priority of the advocates of a "Muslim Republic of East Arabia", as Singer dubbed it.
For the time being, the idea of liberating Saudi Arabia's Eastern Province remains on the fringes of US policymaking, and in fashion among the mandarins of think-tanks such as the Foundation for the Defense of Democracies, the Hudson Institute and the American Enterprise Institute (AEI).
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 Dammam - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Dammam (Also Damman or Ad Dammām) is the capital of the Eastern Province in Saudi Arabia.
Dammam is the largest city in the Eastern Province; Dammam Port is the largest on the Persian Gulf.
It is served by the new King Fahd International Airport, the largest in the world, which also serves Dhahran.
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 Saudi Arabia Apartments for rent Saudi Arabia apartment rentals, Saudi Arabia furnished apartments to rent.
Sublet.com is an Saudi Arabia apartment rental service that advertises Saudi Arabia apartments, sublets, subleases, roommates and houses for rent.
Saudi Arabia Apartment rentals, sublets, subleases, roommates and potential renters have not been screened, verified or evaluated.
Saudi Arabia Individuals utilizing this rental service to find apartments, sublets, subleases, roommates or tenants take full responsibility for their actions and understand that the owners of the site take no responsibility for any consequences of using this service
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 Saudi Arabia - Local Government
Saudi Arabia consisted of fourteen provinces, or amirates, each governed by an amir (governor) appointed by the king.
The governors also served as commanders of the local police and Saudi Arabian National Guard units and supervised the recruitment of local men for these security forces.
In addition, each governor followed the example of the king and held a public majlis, often on a daily basis, at which he heard petitions from local residents.
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 Saudi Arabia
Saudi Arabia has about 1.960.582 sq km land area.
The country is divided in 13 provinces: Al Bahah, Al Hudud ash Shamaliyah, Al Jawf, Al Madinah, Al Qasim, Ar Riyad, Ash Sharqiyah.
Saudi Arabia is independant since 23 september 1932 (unification).
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 Ash Sharqiyah, Oman - Encyclopedia Glossary Meaning Explanation Ash Sharqiyah, Oman   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Ash Sharqiyah, Oman - Encyclopedia Glossary Meaning Explanation Ash Sharqiyah, Oman.
Ash Sharqiyah, is a wilayat of Sultanate of Oman.
Ash Sharqiyah region is the eastern region of Sultanate of Oman; the capital of Ash Sharqiyah is Sur.
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 saudi arabia information
The current king, Fahd, is largely incapacitated and ill. Current rule of the kingdom is in the hands of his younger brother Crown Prince Abdullah who acts as regent.
The climate is harsh, dry desert with great extremes of temperature and the terrain is mostly uninhabited, sandy desert.
Saudi Arabia is considered to be one of the fifteen countries that comprise the so-called "Cradle of Humanity."
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 Saudi Arabia the country in Brief
The history of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia dates back to about 1747 when the ruler of the central Arabian Peninsula, Muhammad Bin Saud, formed an alliance with the Muslim scholar and reformer Muhammad Bin Abdul Wahab, a partnership that led to the founding of the modern state.
The foundation of the modern Kingdom of Saudi Arabia took place on September 23, 1932, a day that is commemorated as National Day.
he number of the hospitals in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia amounted to 314 and the total number of beds at these hospitals amounted to 45,730 - 27,800 at the hospitals of the health ministry and 8,761 beds at the hospitals of the private sector.
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 Saudi Arabia map and information page
The largest country in the Middle East, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia is 95% desert, including the Rub' Al Khali, the biggest mass of sand on the planet.
The country is the world's largest producer and exporter of oil, and still uses much of the profits from that industry to improve the infrastructure of the country and the lives of its people.
Landforms Saudi Arabia is mostly uninhabited desert land, including the Rub' Al Khali Desert, the biggest mass of sand on the planet, and the An-Nafud Desert - where sand dunes often exceed 100 ft. in height.
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 Travelling to Saudi Arabia - Holidays in Saudi Arabia - Vacation in Saudi Arabia - www.reiswijs.co.uk
The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia is considered one of the oldest Islamic states in the world.
It is bordered by the Red Sea to the west; the Arabian Gulf, United Arab Emirates and Qatar on the east; Kuwait, Iraq and Jordan to the north and Yemen and the Sultanate of Oman to the south.
The largest oasis in Saudi Arabia, Al-Ahsa is an area that extends from the Arabian Gulf to the Dahwa and Oman deserts, and forms the border with Qatar, the United Arab Emirates and the Sultanate of Oman.
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 Government Of Saudi Arabia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
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 International Market Research - Saudi Arabia VSAT market
Saudi Arabia has a good market for VSAT service in broadband internet connectivity.
Saudi Telecom will retain its monopoly over other datacomm services, including X.25, Frame Relay and ATM services, in addition to being the only provider of PSTN, GSM and International connectivity in the Kingdom.
Slow uptake of broadband services in Saudi Arabia will ensure significant opportunities for the four eventual winners of VSAT operating licenses in the Kingdom.
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 Ash Sharqiyah Province - Encyclopedia, History, Geography and Biography   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Ash Sharqiyah Province - Encyclopedia, History, Geography and Biography
Ash Sharqiyah, known as Eastern Province is the largest province of Saudi Arabia, located in the east of the country on the coasts of the Persian Gulf, and has borders with Kuwait, Qatar, the United Arab Emirates, Oman, and Yemen.
This encyclopedia, history, geography and biography article about Ash Sharqiyah Province contains research on
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 Saudi Arabia Regions
In 1900, Arabia occupied the interior and south coast of the Arabian peninsula.
Arabia means land of the Arabs; Arab comes from a Semitic word for desert.
Ash Sharqīyah contains all of Saudi Arabia's islands in the Persian Gulf: Al `Arabiyah, Abu `Ali, Al Batinah, Tarut, Harqus, Karan, Kurayn, Al Jurayd, and others.
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