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Former Saudi oil minister Ahmed Zaki Yamani dies aged 90 in London, state media reports

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Ahmed Zaki Yamani, the former long-serving oil minister in Saudi Arabia who led the kingdom through the 1973 oil crisis, has reportedly died in London aged 90.

Saudi state television reported his death, without offering a cause. It said he would be buried in the Muslim holy city of Mecca.

He also led the nationalisation of Saudi Arabia’s state energy company and found himself held hostage by Carlos…



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