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Saudi King Abdullah dies aged 90 - ASHARQ AL-AWSAT English Archive 2005 -2017
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epa04579855 A handout photograph made available by the Saudi Press Agency (SPA) shows new Saudi King, Salman bin Abdul Aziz (R) receiving dignitaries, in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, 23 January 2015. Saudi King Abdullah died in the early hours of 23 January, aged 90, after ruling since 2005 though he had been defacto ruler since 1995 when the then King Fahd, his half brother, suffered a stroke, he is succeeded by his half brother, 79 year old King Salman bin Abdulaziz al-Saud. EPA/SAUDI PRESS AGENCY / HANDOUT EDITORIAL USE ONLY/NO SALES