Hirunews Logo
Saudi+King+Abdullah+dies%2C+Crown+Prince+named+king.
Friday, 23 January 2015 - 8:24
Saudi King Abdullah dies, Crown Prince named king.
798

Shares
95,790

Views
Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz died yesterday and was replaced by Crown Prince Salman.

The late monarch's half brother Moqren was named crown prince, according to the statement.

King Abdullah, believed to be around 90 years old, was hospitalised in December suffering from pneumonia and had been breathing with the aid of a tube.

Abdullah's half-brother Salman, was named crown prince in June 2012 following the death of Prince Nayef bin.

Salman had been representing the king at most recent public events because of the monarch's poor health.

Make a Comment
Make a Comment

DOWNLOAD HIRUNEWS APP ON ANDROID & APPLE
You may also like :
News Image
Hiru News Programme Segments
456 Views
2,897 Views
3,689 Views
10,478 Views
16,377 Views
56,575 Views
Top