List of political parties in Saudi Arabia

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This is a list of political parties in the Saudi Arabia.

(Many if not all of the parties listed are illegal as Saudi Arabia is an absolute monarchy, with the government dominated by the royal family[1] and no political parties or national elections are permitted.[2] According to The Economist's 2010 Democracy Index, the Saudi government was the seventh most authoritarian regime from among the 167 countries rated.[3])

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  1. ^ Library of Congress, Federal Research Division (2006). "Country Profile: Saudi Arabia" (PDF). Retrieved 20 June 2011. 
  2. ^ Cavendish, Marshall (2007). World and Its Peoples: the Arabian Peninsula. p. 78. ISBN 978-0-7614-7571-2. 
  3. ^ The Economist Intelligence Unit. "The Economist Democracy Index 2010" (PDF). The Economist. Retrieved 6 July 2011.