King Abdullah has called a meeting to address the causes of the oil price rally
Pope Benedict XVI welcomed King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia to the Vatican Tuesday for a meeting described as cordial.
Updated: June 3, 2009
King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia became the de facto ruler of his country in 1996 when his half-brother, King Fahd, was incapacitated by stroke. In a government portrayed by critics as corrupt, the ascetic-looking crown prince, then 72, carried a reputation for probity.
President Obama visited the Saudi king on June 3, 2009, the first leg on a five-day trip
صاحب الجلالة الهاشمية الملك عبدالله الثاني ابن الحسين المعظم
ملك المملكة الأردنية الهاشمية