Saudi King Abdullah Dead at 91
Abdullah was the sixth monarch of Saudi Arabia.
He was one of 42 sons.
The BBC reported:
Saudi King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz has died in hospital, state TV says.
The announcement, made early on Friday, said his brother, Salman, had become king.
Before the announcement, Saudi television cut to Koranic verses, which often signifies the death of a senior royal.
King Abdullah, who was said to be aged about 90, had been in hospital for several weeks suffering from a lung infection.
Abdullah had more than 30 children from around a dozen wives.