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The death of King Abdullah

King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia has died at the age of 90. His half-brother, Salman, has been confirmed as the new king. We’ll take a look at his legacy and his successor with Joseph Kéchichian, a senior writer for Gulf News and the author of several books on Gulf affairs. PHOTO: King Salman bin Abdul-Aziz Al Saud makes his first speech as king following the death of King Abdullah, Friday, Jan. 23, 2015 in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. (AP Photo/Saudi Press Agency)

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