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King Abdullah Of Saudi Arabia Dead At 90, Half-Brother Succeeds Him

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Saudi Arabia’s King Abdullah Bin Abdulaziz has passed on at the age of 90. The monarch died at his home. His death was announced in a statement broadcast on Saudi state TV.
“His Highness Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud and all members of the family and the nation mourn the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz, who passed away at exactly 1am this morning (Friday – Saudi time),” the statement read.
Abdullah became king in 2005 after the death of his half-brother King Fahd. The late king’s brother, Salman, 79, has been announced as the new ruler of the kingdom.

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