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He was born into the royal family. He became the sixth king on August 1, 2005 upon the death of Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Fahd bin Abdulaziz. He is now the King and Prime Minister of Saudi Arabia.

Saudi Arabia

Abdallah bin Abdulaziz Al Saud

There is a Council of Ministers appointed every four years by the monarch. It is mostly made up of royal family members. There are no political parties, but they do have three main branches: judicial, legislative, and executive. The judicial system is the Supreme Council of Justice.

Monarchy

He is the Prince of Saudi Arabia and is the Deputy Prime Minister.

Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud

Population : 26,534,504

Terrorism: They sent funds to al Qaeda until al Qaeda attacked them, killing over 130 people. Then, the royal family stopped funds directly to al Qaeda. They continue to send funds to other Jihadist organizations which have close links to powerful terrorists such as the Tailban and al Qaeda.

Main Problem

They established full diplomatic relations in 1940. We share concerns and consult on regional security, oil exports and imports, and sustainable development. We are also partners in counterterrorism by giving aid. U.S. Ambassador to Saudi Arabia: James B. SmithSaudi Arabia maintains and embassy in Washington, DC.

Relationship with U.S.

https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/geos/sa.htmlhttp://www.state.gov/r/pa/ei/bgn/3584.htmhttp://history.state.gov/countries/saudi-arabia


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