23 January 2015


😢 inalillahi wainailaihi rajiun.. Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz has died and his brother Salman has become the kingdom's new ruler. The death was announced in a statement broadcast on Saudi state TV, which reported the monarch passed away at 1am local time on Friday. The 79-year-old successor King Salman has named his half-brother Muqrin as his crown prince and heir. "His Highness Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud and all members of the family and the nation mourn the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz, who passed away at exactly 1am this morning," the statement said. Abdullah, 90, took power in 2005 after the death of his half-brother King Fahd. | via Instagram http://bit.ly/1CptMlB

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