arabia arabia  /ə ˈreɪ bi ə/

Definition(s):

  • (n) a peninsula between the Red Sea and the Persian Gulf; strategically important for its oil resources

News

  1. Saudi Arabia: 4 more deaths from SARS-like virus

    Saudi Arabia says four more people have died from a new respiratory virus related to SARS, bringing the total number of deaths to 32 in the kingdom at the center of the growing crisis. Overall, nearly ...
    on June 17, 2013     Source: Associated Press via Yahoo! News

  2. Saudi Arabia says MERS coronavirus kills four more

    DUBAI (Reuters) - Four more people have died and three more have fallen ill in Saudi Arabia from the new SARS-like coronavirus MERS-CoV, the Saudi Health Ministry said on Monday. The ministry said the four deaths were among previously registered cases. The new infections were in Eastern Province, in the capital Riyadh and in Red Sea port city of Jeddah. Saudi Arabia has been the country most ...
    on June 17, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News

  3. Saudi Arabia says 4 more die from new respiratory virus related to SARS

    RIYADH, Saudi Arabia — Saudi Arabia says four more people have died from a new respiratory virus related to SARS, bringing the total number of deaths to 32 in the kingdom at the center of the growing crisis.
    on June 17, 2013     Source: Minneapolis-St. Paul Star Tribune

Quotes

  1. "This is my first visit to Saudi Arabia, but I've had several conversations with His Majesty," Obama said.
    on Jun 3, 2009 By: Barack Obama Source: Sydney Morning Herald

  2. "Near strategic defeat of al Qaeda in Iraq. Near strategic defeat for al Qaeda in Saudi Arabia. Significant setbacks for al Qaeda globally -- and here I'm going to use the word 'ideologically,' as a lot of the Islamic world pushes back on their form...
    on May 29, 2008 By: Michael Hayden Source: Reuters Canada

  3. "We hold Saudi Arabia responsible for Shahram Amiri's situation and consider the US to be involved in his arrest," Mr Mottaki said on Wednesday. "According to some documents available to us, we consider that the US is responsible for his...
    on Oct 8, 2009 By: Manouchehr Mottaki Source: National

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subordinate subordinate
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