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.
The Saudi embassy in Washington called it "absurd" to suggest their country was behind the hacking of billionaire Jeff Bezos. UN experts said they had information pointing to the possible involvement of the crown prince.
Saudi Arabia's state oil company Saudi Aramco has officially begun trading on its domestic stock market. In its IPO last week, Aramco raised over $25 billion dollars, giving it a valuation of $1.7 trillion. That comfortably makes it the most valuable publicly listed company in the world. However, that's not enough for the Kingdom which remains determined to have a $2 trillion valuation.