Saudi King Abdullah Is Dead, Successor Named [Breaking]

[Ed. note: More information is available via the Inquisitr at this article.]

This is breaking news from Reuters. Saudi Arabia’s King Abdullah has died. Saudi Arabia state television reported early on Friday that King Abdullah died and his brother, Salman, is his successor.

King Salman has called on the family’s Allegiance Council to pay allegiance to Muqrin as his crown prince and heir.

This story will be updated as more details emerge.