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January 23

Saudi Arabia’s King Abdullah dies

The BBC reports Abdullah bin Abdulaziz was the fifth of his brothers to take the throne and became king in 2005, reports Caroline Hawley 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. Before the announcement, Saudi television […]