Saudi King Abdullah who has died in his 90s
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What happens next in Saudi Arabia?

Saudi King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz has died in hospital, royal officials have announced.

A statement, made early on Friday, said his brother, Salman, had become king.

King Abdullah, who was said to be aged about 90, had been in hospital for several weeks suffering from a lung infection.

Frank Gardner says the priority for Saudis now will be to maintain stability in the kingdom.

  • 23 Jan 2015
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