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  Encyclopedia: Flag of Saudi Arabia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Saudi Arabia protested against its inclusion on a planned football to be issued by FIFA, bearing all the flags of the participants of the 2002 Football World Cup.
Green flags bearing this or other Arabic scripts are frequently seen in Islam and should not be confused with the Saudi national flag.
Saudi Arabia A national flag is a flag which symbolises a country and which can usually be flown by citizens of that country.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Flag-of-Saudi-Arabia   (762 words)

  
 Saudi Arabia
In Saudi Arabia, a small cutout of the shahada is separately manufactured and applied on the "reverse" of the flag.
Other flags of the same part of the world are rarely, if ever seen used vertically hoisted in their own countries - and without any religious reason behind it, and even without the "designwise" problems.
Apparently in 1961 the Saudi civil ensign was a green equilateral triangle bearing the two swords in the centre and a foul anchor in the upper hoist.
flagspot.net /flags/sa.html   (851 words)

  
 Flag of Saudi Arabia -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The script on the flag is (The Semitic language of the Arabs; spoken in a variety of dialects) Arabic, written in the Thuluth script.
This (Any system of principles or beliefs) creed is considered holy, and as such the flag should not be used on t-shirts or any other items.
The green color of this and other Islamic flags is said to be derived from the fact that the Prophet (Leader of Black Muslims who campaigned for independence for Black Americans (1897-1975)) Muhammad wore a green (A loose outer garment) cloak.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/f/fl/flag_of_saudi_arabia.htm   (198 words)

  
 Saudi Arabia: History of the flag   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The "base flag" of Saudi Arabia, the shahada or profession of faith ("There is no god but Allah and Muhammad is his Prophet") on solid green was an old flag, connected to the Wahhabi reformist movement of the late 18th century, with whose religious drive the as-Saud family first rose to power.
When the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia was established in 1932, the earlier Nejdi flag continued, though variants are shown with two swords, with a white stripe toward the hoist, etc.
I suspect that the flag was never rigidly defined in the past, and whether to use one sword or two was left to the taste of the king at the time.
flagspot.net /flags/sa_hist.html   (489 words)

  
 Saudi Arabia Flag
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Flag Description: green with large white Arabic script (that may be translated as There is no God but God; Muhammad is the Messenger of God) above a white horizontal saber (the tip points to the hoist side); green is the traditional color of Islam.
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 Saudia Arabic
Saudi Arabia is an Islamic kingdom located on the Arabian Peninsula, covering most of that land mass.
Saudi Arabia was the birthplace of Islam 1300 years ago, and Islam now controls nearly every area of life, public and private.
Saudi Arabia is an Islamic state committed to the preservation of traditional Islam.
www.arabicbible.com /ac/saudi/saudi.htm   (160 words)

  
 Foreign & Commonwealth Office Country Profiles
Flag: The flag of Saudi Arabia bears the Muslim creed: 'There is no God but God: Muhammad is the Messenger of God.' The official emblem is a date palm, representing vitality and growth, and two crossed swords, symbolising justice and strength rooted in faith.
Saudi Arabia has the largest proven oil reserves in the world and is by a long way the largest exporter of oil.
Saudi Arabia is committed to ensuring that that the issue of Palestine remains a priority to the international community.
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 Flag of Saudi Arabia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The flag of Saudi Arabia is a representation of the deep faith of the Muslim people.
The current version of the flag of Saudi Arabia was adopted in 1973, but has been modified once.
All flags are finished with heavy-duty, no-shrink white header material for the strongest headers in the industry.
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 Saudi Arabia Flag   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The script in the centre of the flag is the Islamic creed, "There is no God but Allah, and Mohammed is the Prophet of Allah".
The flag is therefore considered sacred and special protocol rules apply: the flag does not dip in salute, nor is it ever flown at half-mast.
The use of the flag on any commercial item (especially clothing) is not recommended as it might be considered inappropriate, or even insulting.
cis.kvcc.edu /HTMLStudents/BinF/project/flag/saudi-flag.htm   (119 words)

  
 KFAFH | Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, located in the southwest of Asia, covers an area of 2,250,000 square km and occupies most of the Arabian Peninsula.
It is bordered to the north by Jordan, Iraq and Kuwait, to the east by the Arabian Gulf, Oman and the United Arab Emirates, to the south by Yemen and to the west by the Red Sea.
The common perception of Saudi Arabia is of a hot, arid, barren land with a few oases.
www.kfafh.org /ksa.html   (723 words)

  
 infos about: saudi arabia flag   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Flag of Saudi Arabia Home Reference Maps Appendixes Flags of the World Flag Description: green, a traditional color in Islamic flags, with the Shahada or Muslim creed in large...
Saudi Flag - Flag Of Saudi Arabia If you would like to use this flag of Saudi Arabia or any other on your website you are welcome to do so, all we ask is that you include a link back to our site on the...
Saudi Arabia's flag uses green to honor the country's puritanical Muslim Wahabi sect, and also because green is widely believed to be the...
www.strawdog.de /saudi_arabia_flag.html   (376 words)

  
 saudi arabia flag and description
The flag of Saudi Arabia was officially adopted in 1973.
Saudi Arabia's flag uses green to honor the country's puritanical Muslim Wahabi sect, and also because green is widely believed to be the prophet Muhammad's favorite color.
All maps, graphics, flags and original descriptions created by Graphic Maps, a d/b/a of the Woolwine-Moen Group, unless otherwise noted and/or directly linked to the source, and use of same for any application whatsoever (with the exception of outline maps) requires written permission.
www.worldatlas.com /webimage/flags/countrys/mideast/saudiarb.htm   (205 words)

  
 Saudi Arabia's Flag - EnchantedLearning.com
The flag of Saudi Arabia has a green field with large white Arabic writing above a white horizontal sword (the tip of the sword points to the hoist side of the flag).
Saudi Arabia's flag was adopted on March 15, 1973.
The flag's design was based on the flag that represented the army of Abdul Aziz Ibn Saud, the first King of Saudi Arabia.
www.enchantedlearning.com /asia/saudiarabia/flag   (159 words)

  
 Saudi arabia - Saudi Arabia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Almost all of Saudi Arabia consists of semi-desert and desert with oases, Saudi Arabia is a fairly rich country, but one where a large part of the
Today's Saudi Arabia has held on to its mystique by being incredibly A land of astonishing natural beauty, Saudi Arabia remains difficult to enter.
Saudi Arabia Pilgrims in Mecca walk around the grand mosque and the kabaa during the final day of A detailed list of facts and figures for Saudi Arabia.
www.erhome.com /?q=saudi-arabia   (236 words)

  
 National Flag of Saudi Arabia
This illustration of the Saudi Arabia Flag is available for immediate download as a single flag or as part of a complete set of international flags.
Two sizes for each country flag are available: one in the official proportions as specified by the particular country and one in a standardized 3:5 ratio.
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 Saudi Arabia
For outdoor (or indoor) display, this flag is made from 100% heavyweight nylon fabric specially treated to minimize sun and chemical deterioration.
This single reverse flag is dyed and finished with strong canvas headings and brass grommets.
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 Pravda.RU Saudi Arabia Puts Out White Flag
Saudi Arabia may take a decision concerning its participation in a military operation against Iraq depending upon evidences provided by the UN inspectors, Saudi Foreign Minister Prince Saud Al Faisal told journalists Tuesday.
The Saudi government prohibited the USA to use American military bases on the Saudi Arabia territory in case if a war was waged against Iraq.
Saudi Arabia informed US military men that they would be able to use the Saudi airspace, aerodromes and the key command post at the Prince Sultan’s airbase near Er Riyadh if a war against Iraq was waged.
english.pravda.ru /main/2003/01/08/41754.html   (3490 words)

  
 Saudi Arabian Flag
We stock the Saudi Arabian flag in 4x6 inch, 12x18 inch, 2ft x 3ft, 3ft x 5ft and 4ft x 6ft sizes in nylon and 3ft x 5ft in Superknit polyester.
Saudi Arabia stick flag 4 inch x 6 inch, mounted on a 10 inch plastic stick.
Saudi Arabia stick flag 12 x 18 inch, mounted on a 24 inch wooden stick.
www.united-states-flag.com /world-saudi-arabia.html   (378 words)

  
 Saudi Arabia
The green background of this flag symbolizes the underlying Islamic belief of the country.
The inscription on the flag is called the "shahada" and is the Muslim "Statement of Faith".
The sword is that of the national hero, Abd-al-Aziz, who conquered most of Arabia in the early 20th century.
www.ultimateflags.com /int/saudiarabia.html   (91 words)

  
 Saudi Arabia flag
We carry a wide variety of items for this flag including fullsize 3 by 5 foot flags which are ideal for indoor display and occasional outdoor use.
Flags are fully dyed and sewn on all sides with grommets.
Miniature desktop 4 by 6 inch flags are also available as well as mousepads, tshirts, enamel lapel pins, bumper decals, pin-back buttons, magnets, iron-on patches, and key chains.
www.politicalgifts.com /saudiarabia.html   (322 words)

  
 Saudi Arabia - Al Arabiya as Saudiya
Following Iraq's invasion of Kuwait in 1990, Saudi Arabia accepted the Kuwaiti royal family and 400,000 refugees while allowing Western and Arab troops to deploy on its soil for the liberation of Kuwait the following year.
Saudi Arabia is a member state of the League of Arab States
The Saudi Arabia Oil Company is a global player in the petroleum industry.
www.nationsonline.org /oneworld/saudi_arabia.htm   (900 words)

  
 Map Saudi Arabia on Almondnet
Arabia also Arabian Peninsula A peninsula of southwest Asia between the Red Sea and the Persian Gulf.
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 CIA - The World Factbook -- Saudi Arabia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
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.
www.cia.gov /cia/publications/factbook/geos/sa.html   (1242 words)

  
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 Map Of Saudi Arabia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
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 Saudi Arabia 4ft x 6ft Nylon
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 Map Of Saudi Arabia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
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 The Flag and National Anthem of Saudi Arabia
The Constitution of Saudi Arabia is the Qur'an and the Prophet Muhammad's Sunnahs (teachings).
The flag is a representation of the country's Islamic roots.
The Arabic writing on the flag is the First Pillar of the Five Pillars of Islam or the profession of faith.
www.toursaudiarabia.com /flag.html   (251 words)

  
 Saudi Arabia World Flags - Saudi Arabia Flag
Saudi Arabia flags for displaying indoors or out.
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.
The government is supporting private sector growth to lessen the kingdom's dependence on oil and increase employment opportunities for the swelling Saudi population.
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