Islam and Muslims in Saudi Arabia

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Capital: Riyadh
Population: 28.5 million (July 2017 est.)
Muslims Percent: 100%

A History of Saudi Arabia - Madawi Al-Rasheed [PDF]

The History of Saudi Arabia - Wayne H. Bowen [PDF]

The Origins of Islam in the Arabian Context - Shutao Wang [PDF]

Saudi king and royal extravagance

Like Dallas policed by the Taliban

The fire next time

The Fire That Won't Die Out - MSNBC

A Few Saudis Defy a Rigid Islam to Debate Their Own Intolerance

Ties Binding U.S. to Arab World Are Weakened

Latest Blog entries on Saudi Arabia at Islam Awareness Blog
Latest News on Saudi Arabia at Islamic News Updates

06/04/2018 Twitter mocks Saudi plans to turn Qatar into an 'island' - Al Jazeera
30/11/2017 Saudi women scholars call out prince's reform agenda - Al Jazeera
29/11/2017 Before Islam: When Saudi Arabia Was a Jewish Kingdom - Haaretz, Israel
24/10/2017 I will return Saudi Arabia to moderate Islam, says crown prince Mohammed bin Salman (MBS) - The Guardian
24/10/2017 Saudi plans to modernise Mecca slammed as 'destroying the cradle of Islam' - Independent, UK
18/08/2017 Saudi coalition killed hundreds of children in Yemen, confidential UN report claims - Independent, UK
09/08/2017 Saudi security forces flatten old quarter of Awamiya - Al Jazeera
24/06/2017 Saudi security foils terror plot targeting Mecca Grand Mosque and pilgrims - The Guardian
11/06/2017 Reports: Qatari pilgrims harassed in Mecca Grand Mosque - Al Jazeera
15/10/2016 'Heinous crime against humanity': how Saudi airstrikes have devastated Yemen
14/09/2016 After the hajj: Mecca residents grow hostile to changes in the holy city - The Guardian
05/07/2016 Bombings target Medina and Qatif mosques - Al Jazeera
19/03/2016 Royal Brunei Airlines' first all-female pilot crew lands plane in Saudi Arabia - where women are not allowed to drive
19/12/2015 Al-Jazeera blocks article slamming Saudi Arabian human rights record - Independent, UK
27/10/2015 ISIL claims Saudi mosque suicide bombing - Al Jazeera
04/09/2015 Path to progress proceeds at snail's pace for Saudi Arabian women - The Guardian
18/07/2015 Saudi Arabia arrests hundreds of suspected ISIL members - Al Jazeera
07/07/2015 Jihadis likely winners of Saudi Arabia's futile war on Yemen's Houthi rebels - The Guardian
30/05/2015 Deaths in blast near Shia mosque in Saudi city - Al Jazeera
27/03/2015 The battle for the Middle East's future begins in Yemen as Saudi Arabia jumps into the abyss - Independent, UK
25/03/2015 Saudi Arabia launches air attacks in Yemen - Washington Post
23/01/2015 King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia dies at the age of 90 - Al Jazeera
24/03/2006 Saudi Arabia's ruler (King Abdullah) likes to appear ordinary but takes religion seriously - The Guardian
21/02/2006 Veil power - The Guardian
19/10/2005 Cartoons herald return of cinema to Saudi Arabia - The Guardian
05/10/2005 Rania al-Baz: Breaking the silence - The Guardian
11/08/2005 Segregated Saudis Flirt Via Bluetooth
10/08/2005 Saudi Arabia's job market rethink - BBC
06/08/2005 The destruction of Mecca: Saudi hardliners are wiping out their own heritage
06/08/2005 Marbella feels the loss of Saudi king - Guardian
03/08/2005 Saudis vow loyalty to new monarch - BBC
09/04/2005 Saudis' tough line on gays - The Guardian
18/03/2005 Arrests at Saudi 'gay wedding' - The Guardian
09/02/2005 Limited elections test strength of Saudi reforms - The Guardian
05/02/2005 Veiled hopes - The Guardian
22/07/2004 Terror funding brings Saudi mixed messages - BBC
15/07/2004 Saudi justice system 'blind to abuse of foreign workers'
23/04/2004 Saudi Women as Political Leaders? - Arab News
11/02/2004 Saudi Arabia enrages Yemen with fence
20/10/2003 Mecca: Behind Geographic TV's Rare Look Inside
13/10/2003 Saudis announce first elections - BBC
24/06/2003 Attacks in Saudi Arabia Spark Debate
19/06/2003 Women’s Rights in Saudi Arabia
01/06/2003 Hanadi Sadaga Hindi’s Dream Finds Wings
18/05/2003 Saudi Arabia: what is to be done? - Observer, UK
13/05/2003 Saudi Arabia's foreign workforce - BBC
25/04/2003 Saudi Arabia in the Balance - Time Magazine
04/02/2003 Fearing Islamic militancy, Saudis push for peaceful solution
18/12/2002 Poverty and little work drive young Saudis toward radical Islam
28/11/2002 Sleeping with the enemy - The Guardian
05/09/2002 The real goal is the seizure of Saudi oil - The Guardian


Islam in Saudi Arabia - Wikipedia

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ARAB News Online - News from Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia News - Al Jazeera

Saudi Arabia News - The Guardian





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