Iraqis in Saudi Arabia

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Iraqis in Saudi Arabia
Total population
22,200[1]
Regions with significant populations
Riyadh, Jeddah, Rafha
Languages
Arabic, Kurdish
Religion
Islam

The population of Iraqis in Saudi Arabia includes Saudi Arabian citizens of Iraqi ancestry as well as Iraqi citizen expatriates living in Saudi Arabia. According to the UNHCR. According to the UNHCR, as of 2007about 17,000 Arab Shia Iraqis who fled to Saudi Arabia during the Iran–Iraq War lived in the country with de facto refugee status; another 33,000 Iraqis fled to Saudi Arabia from U.S.-led attacks, of whom about 5,200 remained in the camp at Rafha.[1]

Notable people[edit]

( Born in Saudi Arabia - Saudi Father/Iraqi Mother - Have a Saudi Arabian Citizenship )

  • Waed, musician and entertainer

( Born in Saudi Arabia - Saudi Father/Iraqi Mother - Have a Saudi Arabian Citizenship )

( Born in Iraq - Iraqi Father/Iraqi Mother - Has Saudi Arabian Citizenship )

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "UNHCR preliminary repatriation and reintegration plan for Iraq". reliefweb.int. Retrieved 2007-09-02.