The Kindgom of Saudi Arabia has a population of almost 30 Million governed by a hereditary monarchy. It is one of the world's richest countries and finances itself largely by oil and gas trade.
Saudi Arabia is considered by Western countries as a dictatorship. It is the world's second largest weapons importer and adheres to the conservative movement within Sunni Islam referred to as Wahhabism. This page shows an automatic compilation of DW content dealing with Saudi Arabia.
Hardline Islamic cleric Rizieq Shihab is accused of inciting people to breach coronavirus curbs by holding crowded events. On his recent return from self-exile in Saudi Arabia, he declared plans for a "moral revolution."