National Anthem of Saudi Arabia

  • النشيد الوطني السعودي
    english: "national anthem of saudi arabia"
    an-našīd al-waṭanī as-saʿūdī‎

    national anthem of  saudi arabia
    also known asسارعي (english: "hasten")
    النشيد الوطني (english: "the national anthem")
    lyricsibrāhīm khafājī, 1984
    musicabdul-raḥman al-khaṭīb (arranged by sirāj umar), 1947
    adopted1950 (as instrumental)
    readopted1984 (with lyrics)
    audio sample
    "as-salām al-malakī" (instrumental)
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    instrumental version, known as the "royal salute"
    fast tempo performance

    the "national anthem of the kingdom of saudi arabia" (arabic: النشيد الوطني السعودي‎, an-našīd al-waṭanī as-saʿūdī‎, lit. "chant of the saudi nation") was first officially adopted in 1950 without lyrics. the piece was gifted by the then egyptian king farouq when king abdulaziz made a visit to egypt.[1] it was then adopted again in 1984 with lyrics written by ibrāhīm khafājī. the original composition was by abdul-raḥman al-khaṭīb in 1947 and the brass instrumental version was later arranged by sirāj umar.[2][3][4]

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النشيد الوطني السعودي
English: "National Anthem of Saudi Arabia"
an-Našīd al-Waṭanī as-Saʿūdī‎

National anthem of  Saudi Arabia
Also known asسارعي (English: "Hasten")
النشيد الوطني (English: "The National Anthem")
LyricsIbrāhīm Khafājī, 1984
MusicAbdul-Raḥman al-Khaṭīb (arranged by Sirāj Umar), 1947
Adopted1950 (as instrumental)
Readopted1984 (with lyrics)
Audio sample
"as-Salām al-Malakī" (instrumental)
Instrumental version, known as the "Royal Salute"
Fast tempo performance

The "National Anthem of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia" (Arabic: النشيد الوطني السعودي‎, an-Našīd al-Waṭanī as-Saʿūdī‎, lit. "Chant of the Saudi Nation") was first officially adopted in 1950 without lyrics. The piece was gifted by the then Egyptian King Farouq when King Abdulaziz made a visit to Egypt.[1] It was then adopted again in 1984 with lyrics written by Ibrāhīm Khafājī. The original composition was by Abdul-Raḥman al-Khaṭīb in 1947 and the brass instrumental version was later arranged by Sirāj Umar.[2][3][4]