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History Saudi Arabia was founded in 1932 with the union of the kingdoms of the Hejaz and Nejd. It has a global impact twice in world history: 1. 7th century it became the cradle of Islam 2. mid-20th century when there was the discovery of vast oil deposits
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History: Important Events The Ottomans in the 16th century added the most populous parts of Saudi Arabia to their empire. The Arab revolt (1916-1918)-The British and the French helped Arabia gain their independence from the Ottomans. Leaders: Saud and Faisal (1953-1975) Khalid (1975-1982) Fahd (1982-2005) Abdullah (2005-present)
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Religion Mecca and Medina are the spiritually most important places in the Muslim world. Making a pilgrimage (Hajj) to Mecca is one of the five pillars of Islam during the Islamic month of Dhu-al Hijjah at least one in his or her lifetime The Masjid al-Haram (the grand Mosque) in Mecca is the location of Kabba which is Islam's holiest site The Masjid al-Nabawi (the Prophet's mosque) in Medina is the location of Muhammad's tomb
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