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Title: E.Q. How do the governments of Israel, Saudi Arabia, and Iran compare?


1
E.Q. How do the governments of Israel, Saudi
Arabia, and Iran compare?
  • Structures of National Governments of Southwest
    Asia
  • SS7CG5

2
Saudi Arabia
  • Saudi Arabia has a monarchy form of government.

3
Saudi Arabias Leadership
  • A king is the head of state and the government
  • Council of ministers-mostly made up of members of
    the royal family

4
The Legislature of Saudi Arabia
  • Called the Consultative Council
  • 2/3 of council is picked by the king
  • 1/3 of legislature is elected

5
Who votes in Saudi Arabia?
  • Males 21 years of age or older
  • May vote for ½ of their local officials
  • May vote for 1/3 of legislature

6
Israel
  • Israel has a Parliamentary Democracy form of
    government.

7
Israels Leadership
  • President is the head of state
  • President holds little power in Israel
  • Prime Minister is the head of the government
    (Hes got the power!)
  • Prime Minister is the head of the largest
    political party in legislature
  • Prime Minister organizes a coalition to
    govern-coalition government

8
The Legislature of Israel
  • Called Knesset
  • Made up of 120 members
  • The members elect the president

9
Who votes in Israel?
  • Israeli citizens 18 and older may vote
  • Elected officials are elected by popular vote

10
Iran
  • Iran has a Theocratic Republic form of
    government. This type of government is built on
    religious principles and wishes of its people.

11
Irans Leadership
  • Assembly of Experts- 86 religious scholars,
    elected by people, select Supreme Leader
  • Head of state is know as the Supreme Leader
    called the Ayatollah (religious authority), holds
    position for life
  • President governs based on religious guidance of
    Ayatollah, elected by people

12
The Legislature of Iran
  • Consultative Assembly
  • 290 members
  • Elected by the people

13
Who votes in Iran?
  • Citizens 18 years old and older may vote
  • Elected by popular vote
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