Fun Fact: The Most Expensive Building in the World

Masjid al-Haram, the holiest site in Islam has been rebuilt and renovated so much that it’s worth about one hundred billion dollars.

(Not So) Fun Fact: 1973 Oil Crisis

For supporting Israel, Saudi Arabia and many Islamic nations with oil stopped selling gasoline to the countries that sided with Israel. Gas prices in America went up 300% and there were shortages.

Fun Fact: Saudi Aramco Profitability

Saudi Aramco is the oil and natural gas company of Saudi Arabia, owned by the country’s royal family. It’s technically the largest company in value in the world, as it’s easily one of the most profitable.