• Long-serving Saudi oil minister Ahmed Zaki Yamani dies at 90

    4 days ago - By Stl Today

    DUBAI, United Arab Emirates - Ahmed Zaki Yamani, a long-serving oil minister in Saudi Arabia who led the kingdom through the 1973 oil crisis, the nationalization its state energy company and later found himself held hostage by the assassin...
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  • Ahmed Zaki Yamani, Former Saudi Oil Minister, Dies at 90

    Ahmed Zaki Yamani, Former Saudi Oil Minister, Dies at 90

    4 days ago - By NY Times

    As Saudi Arabia's powerful oil minister, he was architect of the Arab world's drive to control its own energy resources in the 1970s.
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  • Long-serving Saudi oil minister Ahmed Zaki Yamani dies at 90

    4 days ago - By Chron

    DUBAI, United Arab Emirates - Ahmed Zaki Yamani, a long-serving oil minister in Saudi Arabia who led the kingdom through the 1973 oil crisis, the nationalization its state energy company and later found himself kidnapped by the assassin Carlos the Jackal, died Tuesday in London. He was 90.
    Saudi state television reported his death, without offering a cause. It said he would be buried in the Muslim holy city of Mecca.
    Known for his Western-style business suits and soft-spoken, measured tones, Yamani helped Saudi Arabia command a dominating presence in the Organization of the Petroleum...
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