Middle East

Oil jumps as Saudi king's death feeds market uncertainty

(FILES) - A file picture taken on August 2, 2005 shows the then newly-anointed Saudi King Abdullah attending the funeral of his half-brother, the late King Fahd, at the Imam Turki bin Abdullah mosque in Riyadh. Saudi Arabia's elderly King Abdullah died on Friday, January 23, 2015, and was replaced by his brother Salman as the ruler of the world's top oil exporter and the spiritual home of Islam. AFP PHOTO / Files / HASSAN AMMAR





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