History of Saudi Arabia
The history of Saudi Arabia in its current form as a state began with its foundation in 1932 by Abdulaziz Al Saud, although the human history of the region that is now Saudi Arabia extends as far as 2...
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The Secret History of Elizabeth I's Alliance With Islam
Catholic Europe shunned England so the Protestant queen traded with its enemies—and changed her country's culture forever.
Cash-Strapped Saudi Arabia Switches To Gregorian Calendar To Pay Civil Servants Less
Saudi Arabian civil servants will lose 11 days of pay after the country switched to the Gregorian calendar, the predominant format for organizing time in the West. The switch is part of austerity meas...
Documentary about the umbrellas in Mecca
Documentary about the umbrellas in Mecca to collect rain water.
Stampede Near Saudi Holy City Kills More Than 700 On Hajj Pilgrimage
A stampede among Muslim worshipers near the Saudi holy city of Mecca left more than 700 people dead and hundreds more injured Thursday at the height of the annual hajj pilgrimage — the backdrop for si...
History of Islam
MUST SEE VIDEO OF THE HISTORY OF ISLAM AND ITS EMPIRE OF FAITH, IF ANYONE CONVERTING INTO ISLAM SHOULD SEE AND KNOW THE HISTORY OF ISLAM.
History of Islam - History Channel Documentary 1/10
This is a short history of islam done by non-muslims and historians.You gotta watch it all the way once for ever and understand it or at least go up to 3 of ...
Mecca
Join the Hajj, the five day pilgrimage to the high plains of Arafat outside Mecca.
Pre-Islamic Arabia
Pre-Islamic Arabia refers to the Arabian Peninsula prior to the rise of Islam in the 630s. Some of the settled communities developed into distinctive civilizations. Sources for these civilizations are...
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History of Islam
The history of Islam concerns the religion of Islam and its adherents, Muslims. "Muslim" is an Arabic word meaning "one who submits to God". Muslims and their religion have greatly impacted the politi...
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First Saudi State
The Emirate of Diriyah was the first Saudi state. It was established in the year 1744 (1157 A.H.) when imam Muhammad ibn Abd al-Wahhab and Prince Muhammad bin Saud formed an alliance to establish a re...
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Second Saudi State
The Emirate of Nejd was the second Saudi state that existed during the early to late 19th century. Saudi rule was restored to central and eastern Arabia after having previously been brought down by an...
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Al Rashid
Al Rasheed, the House of Rashid, or the House of Rasheed (Arabic: آل رشيد‎ Āl Rashīd; [æːl ræˈʃiːd]) were a historic dynasty of the Arabian Peninsula who ruled Emirate of Jabal Shammar, and ...
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Wahhabi
Wahhabism (Arabic: وهابية‎, Wahhābiya(h)) or Wahhabi mission (/wəˈhɑːbi, wɑː-/; Arabic: ألدعوة ألوهابية‎, ad-Da'wa al-Wahhābiya(h) ) is a religious movement or offshoot branch of ...
Arab Revolt
The Arab Revolt (1916–1918; Arabic: الثورة العربية‎ Al-Thawra al-`Arabiyya; Turkish: Arap İsyanı) was initiated by the Sherif Hussein bin Ali with the aim of securing independence from t...
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Unification of Saudi Arabia
The unification of Saudi Arabia was a military and political campaign, by which the various tribes, sheikhdoms, emirates, and kingdoms of most of the Arabian Peninsula were conquered by the House of S...
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Economy of Saudi Arabia
Saudi Arabia has an oil-based economy with strong government control over major economic activities. Saudi Arabia possesses 18% of the world's proven petroleum reserves, ranks as the largest exporte...
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Elections in Saudi Arabia
Elections in Saudi Arabia have been historically rare. Municipal elections were held in 2005 and were planned for 2009. After two years' delay, they were held in 2011. In September 2011, King Abdulla...
Mecca
Mecca (/ˈmɛkə/; Arabic: مكة‎, Makkah, [ˈmæk.kæ]), also transliterated as Makkah (/ˈmækə/), is a city in the Hejaz, and the capital of Makkah Province in Saudi Arabia. The city is located 70&...
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