Crown Prince Abdullah waves as he arrives to open a conference in Riyadh, in this Feburary 5, 2005 file photo. Photo: Reuters Crown Prince Abdullah waves as he arrives to open a conference in Riyadh, in this Feburary 5, 2005 file photo. Photo: Reuters
Crown Prince Abdullah waves as he arrives to open a conference in Riyadh, in this Feburary 5, 2005 file photo. Photo: Reuters

Saudi King Abdullah, a cautious reformer, dies at 90

Monarch who led kingdom through unprecedented oil wealth remembered as a benign reformer by some Saudi's but as a conservative obstacle by those seeking modernisation

Crown Prince Abdullah waves as he arrives to open a conference in Riyadh, in this Feburary 5, 2005 file photo. Photo: Reuters Crown Prince Abdullah waves as he arrives to open a conference in Riyadh, in this Feburary 5, 2005 file photo. Photo: Reuters
Crown Prince Abdullah waves as he arrives to open a conference in Riyadh, in this Feburary 5, 2005 file photo. Photo: Reuters
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