Meanwhile, it remains to be seen whether Saudi citizens will be tempted to take up the jobs left by illegal foreign workers and whether these measures will support economic diversification.
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State debt remained around Although U. Pick a Board. The Israeli-Palestinian conflict has been a source of contention from early days.
There were several anti-government uprisings in the region such as the Qatif Uprising. Meanwhile, the gradual unfreezing of the tensions between Iran and the international community is being received with significant unease in Saudi Arabia.
The Battle of Badr13 March CE From the 10th century to the early 20th century Mecca and Medina were under the control of a local Arab ruler known as the Sharif of Meccabut at most times the Sharif owed allegiance to the ruler of one of the major Islamic empires based in BaghdadCairo or Istanbul.
He withdrew the resignation upon his return to Lebanon. Analysts say that it will be difficult for Saudi Arabia to realize its vision for economic reform without such foreign investment.