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(FILES) – A file picture taken on March 28, 2014 shows US President Barack Obama (L) meeting with Saudi King Abdullah (R) at Rawdat Khurayim, the monarch’s desert camp 60 KM (35 miles) northeast of Riyadh. Saudi Arabia’s elderly King Abdullah died on January 23, 2015 and was replaced by his half-brother Salman as the absolute ruler of the world’s top oil exporter and the spiritual home of Islam. Another of the late monarch’s half-brothers, Moqren, was named the new crown prince. AFP PHOTO / SAUL LOEB