It has been announced that King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia has died aged 90. King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz, had been king since 1995, his successor is his half-brother Crown Prince Salman.
Tributes have been pouring in… below are some of the Tributes:
“As a leader, he was always candid and had the courage of his convictions,” president Barack Obama
He will be remembered for his long years of service to the kingdom, for his commitment to peace and for strengthening understanding between faiths.” David Cameron
“History will never forget his numerous achievements in the defence of Arabism and Islam; acts which he performed with honour, honesty and sincerity, guided by truth, justice, chivalry and courage…President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi’s office statement….
He is to be buried on Friday afternoon….