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  • DUBAI, Jan 23- Saudi Arabia's new King Salman was quick to keep veteran oil minister Ali al-Naimi on Friday in a message aimed at calming a jittery energy market mindful of Naimi's powerful role within the OPEC group of oil-exporting countries. The 79- year-old Naimi has been a leading figure in the market for two decades and successfully argued in November that...

  • How much pain can Saudi Arabia tolerate?  Friday, 23 Jan 2015 | 10:10 AM ET

    Former U.S. Ambassador to Saudi Arabia Chas Freeman, discusses the statement by Prince Alwaleed bin Talal that we will never again see $100 oil.

  • Saudi Prince Alwaleed: Yemen in complete turmoil  Friday, 23 Jan 2015 | 9:43 AM ET

    Prince Alwaleed bin Talal, Kingdom Holdings chairman, shares his thoughts on how lower oil prices are creating instability in the Middle East.

  • Saudi Prince: We'll never see $100 oil again  Friday, 23 Jan 2015 | 9:35 AM ET

    Prince Alwaleed bin Talal, Kingdom Holdings chairman, shares his thoughts on his uncle's legacy, and denies his country is punishing U.S. frackers.

  • *King Salman faces biggest economic challenge since global crisis. Saudi Arabia can no longer throw money at problems in same way. King Salman, who took the throne in the early hours of Friday after the death of his brother King Abdullah, inherits an economy that faces its biggest challenge since the global financial crisis in 2009..

  • *Was subject of al Qaeda assassination bid. RIYADH, Jan 23- Saudi Arabia's Interior Minister, Prince Mohammed bin Nayef, a close friend of the United States and a scourge of Islamist militants, will be the country's first king from the third generation of its ruling dynasty. By sending an assassin to try to kill Prince Mohammed when he was Saudi security chief in...

  • Will Saudi's reduce oil production?  Friday, 23 Jan 2015 | 7:06 AM ET

    Ian Bremmer, Eurasia Group president, provides insight to the Saudi succession plan and the implications for oil.

  • Saudi King Abdullah has died  Friday, 23 Jan 2015 | 7:02 AM ET
    Hadley Gamble at the 2015 WEF in Davos, Switzerland.

    CNBC's Hadley Gamble discusses the death of Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz Al Saud and how his passing could impact global markets.

  • Falling oil? I worry more about terror: Norway PM Friday, 23 Jan 2015 | 6:52 AM ET

    Norway may be Europe's biggest oil exporter, but its premier is less concerned about energy prices than security issues around terrorism and Russia.

  • By appointing his youngest half-brother Muqrin, 69, as Crown Prince and nephew Mohammed bin Nayef, 55, as Deputy Crown Prince, Salman has swiftly quelled speculation about internal palace rifts at a moment of great regional turmoil. Salman, thought to be 79, takes over as the ultimate authority in a country that faces long-term domestic challenges compounded...

  • Oil and geopolitical risk in Middle East: Expert  Friday, 23 Jan 2015 | 6:33 AM ET

    Daniel Yergin, IHS vice chairman, discusses the implications of the death of Saudi King Abdullah.

  • Things go downhill from here: Oil expert  Friday, 23 Jan 2015 | 6:13 AM ET

    They want to break the back of the frackers, says John Kilduff, Again Capital, discussing how the death of King Abdullah will likely impact the oil market and global supply chain.

  • The Saudi succession plan  Friday, 23 Jan 2015 | 6:07 AM ET

    WSJ Middle East Bureau Chief Bill Spindle shares perspective on the next generation of Saudi leaders. And CNBC's Hadley Gamble weighs in on the succession plan.

  • Saudi King Abdullah dies at 90  Friday, 23 Jan 2015 | 6:04 AM ET

    NBC's Richard Engel reports on the transition that is on the way in Saudi Arabia following the death of King Abdullah.

  • King Abdullah 1924-2015  Friday, 23 Jan 2015 | 6:01 AM ET

    CNBC's Hadley Gamble reports on succession in Saudi Arabia following the death of King Abdullah.

  • *Was subject of al Qaeda assassination bid. RIYADH, Jan 23- Saudi Arabia's Interior Minister, Prince Mohammed bin Nayef, a close friend of the United States and a scourge of Islamist militants, will be the country's first king from the third generation of its ruling dynasty. By sending an assassin to try to kill Prince Mohammed when he was Saudi security chief in...

  • RIYADH, Jan 23- Saudi Arabia's new King Salman appointed a grandson of the founding monarch into the line of succession for the first time on Friday, moving fast after the death of King Abdullah to quell fears of dynastic instability at a time of regional turmoil. Mohammed bin Nayef becomes the first grandson of the kingdom's founding monarch, King Abdulaziz,...

  • Saudi Arabia to bury King Abdullah on Friday Friday, 23 Jan 2015 | 2:51 AM ET

    RIYADH, Jan 23- Saudi Arabia will bury King Abdullah in an unmarked grave on Friday, hours after it moved to ensure a smooth transition by appointing a new king and crown prince to quell fears of dynastic instability at a time of regional turmoil. Abdullah's successor, King Salman, now takes over as the ultimate authority in a country that faces unprecedented...

  • 'Saudi has entered a new era': Stratfor  Friday, 23 Jan 2015 | 12:20 AM ET

    Kamran Bokhari, Advisor on Middle Eastern & South Asian Affairs at Stratfor, explains why the oil-rich nation has entered a "new era fraught with perils."

  • What a new Saudi King means for oil prices  Thursday, 22 Jan 2015 | 10:03 PM ET

    Alejandro Barbajosa, VP, Crude Middle East & Asia-Pacific at Argus Media, discusses the outlook of crude oil prices after Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah passed away early Friday.