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A handout picture released by the Saudi Press Agency (SPA) shows Saudi Arabia’s new King Salman bin Abdul Aziz (C) being greeted by well-wishers during a ritual ceremony due to be a symbolic pledge of allegiance on January 23, 2015 at a royal palace in Riyadh’s Al-Deera neighbourhood. Salman assumed the throne in the conservative Muslim kingdom, and Moqren became his heir following the death early January 23 of the ailing King Abdullah, aged about 90. AFP PHOTO / HO / SPA
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