Saudi Arabia

The Saudi King is not on Twitter, however his son, HRH Crown Prince Salman Bin Abdulaziz, set up an account in January 2013. The government also has a Twitter account for its government portal tweeting @Saudiportal and the foreign ministry is quite active.

Royal of Saudi Arabia سلمان بن عبدالعزيز

The official and verified account of Prince Salman Bin Abdulaziz, Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia and Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defense was set up on 9 January 2013. The account’s first tweet sent on 23 February 2013 to announce the creation of the account was retweeted 18,802 times. @HRHPSalman doesn’t follow any other Twitter user and never @mentions nor retweets other accounts. However since November 2013 the account chronicles the meetings of Crown Prince Salman with foreign dignitaries. Almost every tweet contains a picture of the Crown Prince with his foreign guests.

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سلمان بن عبدالعزيز

@HRHPSalman

الحساب الرسمي لصاحب السمو الملكي الأمير / سلمان بن عبدالعزيز آل سعود ، ولي العهد نائب رئيس مجلس الوزراء وزير الدفاع في المملكة العربية السعودية

Peer connections (as of November 2014)

Tweet analytics (as of November 2014)

Tweets:228
Following:0
Followers:1,107,526
Joined Twitter: 01/09/2013
Language: Arabic
Status: Active
Tweets/day: 0.37
Retweets:
Mentions/Tweet: 0.01
Replies/Tweet:
Tweets retweeted: 100%
Most mentioned @fhollande (2)

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Foreign Ministry of Saudi Arabia وزارة الخارجية

Saudi Arabia’s foreign ministry is active on Twitter since 21 February 2011. The @KSAMOFA account is used to broadcast the latest news and activities from the Saudi Minister of Foreign Affairs, His Royal Highness Prince Saud Al-Faisal including pictures of his meetings with foreign guests. The @KSAMOFA account follows its three embassies on Twitter but no other world leader despite being followed by nine other foreign ministries and ministers.

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وزارة الخارجية

@KSAMOFA

الحساب الرسمي لوزارة الخارجية في المملكة العربية السعودية

Peer connections (as of November 2014)

Tweet analytics (as of November 2014)

Tweets:1,852
Following:12
Followers:274,526
Joined Twitter: 12/18/2010
Language: Arabic
Status: Active
Tweets/day: 1.37
Retweets: 1%
Mentions/Tweet: 0.03
Replies/Tweet: 0.03
Tweets retweeted: 92%
Most mentioned @KSAMOFA (19), @Dsa1333 (1), @msa3d_r (1), @Saifalotaibi01 (1), @bassam_03 (1), @abeernotaibi (1), @BinsalemK (1), @alHattlan (1), @OsamaNugali (1), @MaherFaya (1)

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