January 23 2015
Saudi King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz has died, reports Al Arabiya (Dubai).
Abdullah, around 90 years old, had been suffering from a lung infection before his death early Friday, local time, reported the BBC.
The Saudi royal court announced on Friday that Salman bin Abdulaziz will become the nation's king.
Salman, a half-brother of the late monarch, pledged to maintain existing energy and foreign policies and moved to appoint heirs, settling future succession, reported Reuters....
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