‘Ah, make the most of what we yet may spend, Before we too into the Dust descend.’—Omar Khayyam
Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
The modern state of Saudi Arabia was created in 1932. Adopted on Saudi Arabia’s assumption of nationhood, the Saudi national flag was based on the banner of the Wahhabi tribe, and features the Islamic inscription or shahad on a green field (the symbolic colour of Islam). The inscription ...