Saudi Arabia

Country in Western Asia

Saudi Arabia, officially the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA), is a country in Western Asia. It covers the bulk of the Arabian Peninsula, and has a land area of about 2,150,000ย km2 (830,000ย sqย mi), making it the fifth-largest country in Asia, the second-largest in the Arab world, and the largest in Western Asia and the Middle East. It is bordered by the Red Sea to the west; Jordan, Iraq, and Kuwait to the north; the Persian Gulf, Qatar and the United Arab Emirates to the east; Oman to the southeast; and Yemen to the south. Bahrain is an island country off the east coast. The Gulf of Aqaba in the northwest separates Saudi Arabia from Egypt. Saudi Arabia is the only country with a coastline along both the Red Sea and the Persian Gulf, and most of its terrain consists of arid desert, lowland, steppe, and mountains. Its capital and largest city is Riyadh. The country is home to Mecca and Medina, the two holiest cities in Islam.

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A worker has died in Qatar in an incident at a resort used by Saudi Arabia at the World Cup, the government has said.
8 hours ago • Sky News

Saudi Arabia's Al-Nassr FC have made the best offer so far to sign Cristiano Ronaldo, Sky Sports News has been told.
3 days ago • Sky News
Saudi Arabian club Al-Nassr make a huge offer to sign Cristiano Ronaldo after the World Cup.
3 days ago • BBC Sport
The Saudi-led OPEC oil cartel and allied producers including Russia have stuck to their output targets, despite uncertainty over the impact of fresh Western..
4 days ago • Sky News
A SpiceJet flight from Jeddah (Saudi Arabia) bound for Kozhikode with 197 passengers, including six crew, onboard had an emergency landing at the Cochin..
Credit: IndiaTimes - Published 6 days ago

The number of Chinese students coming to the US has decreased as a result of the pandemic and the political conflict between the US and China.
Credit: DNA - Published 6 days ago

Atletico Madrid willing to sell Joao Felix for 100m euros, with Man Utd keen along with Paris St-Germain and Bayern Munich. PSG to offer Messi contract extension..
Credit: BBC Sport - Published 6 days ago

A late consolation goal for Saudi Arabia in their group C game with Mexico meant Poland secured second place in the group on goal difference.
1 week ago • BBC Sport
Cristiano Ronaldo receives an offer from Saudi Arabian club Al-Nassr, Manchester United make contact with Cody Gakpo's representatives, plus more.
Credit: BBC Sport - Published 1 week ago

Argentina complete the turnaround from the shock opening World Cup loss to Saudi Arabia by qualifying for the last 16 in impressive style against Poland.
1 week ago • BBC Sport
Mexico beat Saudi Arabia 2-1 at the World Cup in Qatar thanks to a brilliant free-kick by Luis Chavez, but both teams are eliminated after Argentina's win over..
1 week ago • BBC Sport
Mexico defeat Saudi Arabia but go out of the World Cup on goal difference on a night of incredible drama in Doha.
Credit: BBC Sport - Published 1 week ago

Luis Chavez gives Mexico a two-goal lead over Saudi Arabia with a 'perfect' free kick.
1 week ago • BBC Sport
Watch live coverage and follow text and radio commentary as Saudi Arabia play Mexico at the 2022 Fifa World Cup.
1 week ago • BBC Sport

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