Arabian Peninsula, Arabia(noun)
a peninsula between the Red Sea and the Persian Gulf; strategically important for its oil resources
a peninsula between the Red Sea and the Persian Gulf; includes Saudi Arabia, Yemen, Oman, Qatar, Bahrain, Kuwait, and the United Arab Emirates.
The Nuttall Encyclopedia
the most westerly peninsula of Asia and the largest in the world, being one-third the size of the whole of Europe, consisting of (a) a central plateau with pastures for cattle, and fertile valleys; (b) a ring of deserts, the Nefud in the N., stony, the Great Arabian, a perfect Sahara, in the S., sandy, said sometimes to be 600 ft. deep, and the Dahna between; and (c) stretches of coast land, generally fertile on the W. and S.; is divided into eight territories; has no lakes or rivers, only wadies, oftenest dry; the climate being hot and arid, has no forests, and therefore few wild animals; a trading country with no roads or railways, only caravan routes, yet the birthland of a race that threatened at one time to sweep the globe, and of a religion that has been a life-guidance to wide-scattered millions of human beings for over twelve centuries of time.
U.S. National Library of Medicine
The great peninsula of southwest Asia comprising most of the present countries of the Middle East. It has been known since the first millennium B.C. In early times it was divided into Arabia Petraea, the northwest part, the only part ever conquered, becoming a Roman province; Arabia Deserta, the northern part between Syria and Mesopotamia; and Arabia Felix, the main part of the peninsula but by some geographers restricted to modern Yemen. (From Webster's New Geographical Dictionary, 1988, p63)
The numerical value of arabia in Chaldean Numerology is: 8
The numerical value of arabia in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5
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Vietnam is a jungle. You had jungle warfare. Kuwait, Iraq, Saudi Arabia, you have sand. [There is no need to worry about a protracted war because] from a historical basis, Middle East conflicts do not last a long time.
He spoke loudly about Saudi Arabia rulers tyranny. So Saudi Arabia rulers killed him, saudi Arabia rulers are so proud of him, and Saudi Arabia rulers are not going to be intimidated or stop asking for freedom. My father stood peacefully for the lives of all people.
For too long, U.S. Presidents have given their Saudi allies a free pass as long as Saudi Arabia preserve their geopolitical alliance with the U.S., it’s high time for the U.S. government to stop looking the other way when it comes to human rights violations and make sure major allies like Saudi Arabia does not get a free pass when Saudi Arabia comes to treatment of people in their country.
The execution of people accused of petty crimes and on the basis of ‘confessions’ extracted through torture has become shamefully common in Saudi Arabia. It is absolutely shocking to witness the Kingdom’s authorities callous disregard to fundamental human rights, the use of the death penalty in Saudi Arabia is so far removed from any kind of legal parameters that it is almost hard to believe.
Obama believes that reaching a nuclear deal with Iran could be his foreign policy legacy. The Americans are not looking at the deal with Iran in terms of its regional impact, the U.S. deal with Iran would deeply intensify a new cold war that has been unfolding between Sunni Saudi Arabia and Sunni Saudi Arabia allies on one hand and Iran. It would likely pour more gasoline on the raging fires in the Gulf Arab heartland.
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