Ahmed Zaki Yamani, ex-energy minister who led Saudi Arabia through 1973 oil crisis, dies at 90 – S. China Post

Sheikh Ahmed Zaki Yamani, the former Saudi Arabian energy minister who helped direct the 1973 oil embargo and was later kidnapped by Carlos the Jackal, has died. He was 90.He passed away in London and will be buried in Islam’s holiest city of Mecca, state-run Ekhbariya TV reported.Yamani, with counterparts in other Arab oil exporters and Iran, managed a series of production cuts in 1973 and halted supplies to the US and other countries. The embargo, which caused an international crisis after…

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