Saudi Arabia Modern History

Saudi Arabia is a country located in Western Asia. With the capital city of Riyadh, Saudi Arabia has a population of 34,813,882 based on a recent census from COUNTRYAAH. Saudi Arabia’s first king Ibn Saud (1932–1953) ruled the country according to conservative Islamic laws while establishing close cooperation with the Western powers. Oil began to be extracted on a large scale and laid the foundation for strong economic development. After…

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Saudi Arabia Healthcare and Money

Saudi Arabia Money

Health care Vaccinations Vaccination needed receipt required yellow fever 1 cholera no Typhoid & Polio 2 malaria 3 – Eat Drink Overview Medical care is good in Riyadh, Jeddah and Mecca. In the countryside, however, it cannot be compared to Europe and is occasionally – even in the city – problematic in terms of hygiene or personnel with apparently modern facilities. In rural areas, there is often a lack of…

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Foreign Fighters from Russia and Central Asia Part I

Russia and Central Asia 1

In January 2017, Turkish authorities arrested a man from Uzbekistan. He was a member of the terrorist group Islamic State (IS) and is now suspected of having carried out the terrorist attack that killed 39 people at a nightclub in Istanbul on New Year’s Eve . The suicide bombers who blew themselves up at Istanbul’s Atatürk airport in 2016 came from the Russian republic of Dagestan and the Central Asian…

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