Tributes pour in for Saudi King Abdullah

By Daniela Deane, January 23, 2015

Tributes poured in from world leaders Friday for Saudi Arabia’s King Abdullah bin Adbul Aziz, who died in hospital earlier in the day. President Obama expressed his condolences and offered sympathy to the people of Saudi Arabia, a key U.S. ally. He praised the “candid” King Abdullah, who he visited at his desert compound last March, for taking “bold steps” in advancing peace in the Middle East.Read full article >>