WASHINGTON — The United States is said to have disclosed that Saudi King Abdullah was dying.
Diplomatic sources said the administration of President Barack Obama relayed a photograph that showed Abdullah with a breathing tube, Middle East Newsline reported.
The sources said the photograph was taken by White House personnel during Obama’s meeting with the Saudi king outside Riyad on March 28.
“The Saudis specifically did not want any photograph that showed Abdullah with the tube,” a source said. “But there was a White House photographer that took the picture for what he said was history.” Continue reading