In pictures: Saudi King Abdullah mourned

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Mourners and leaders pray next to the body of Saudi King Abdullah during his funeral at Imam Turki Bin Abdullah Grand Mosque in Riyadh on 23 January 2015, in this handout photo provided by Saudi Press AgencyImage source, Reuters
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Mourners have gathered in Saudi Arabia to pay their respects to King Abdullah, who died in hospital weeks after being admitted with a lung infection.
Mourners gather around the grave of Saudi Arabian King Abdullah at the al-Oud cemetery in Riyadh on 23 January 2015 following his death in the early hours of the morningImage source, AFP
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In keeping with the traditions of Wahhabi Islam, the king has a modest unmarked grave.
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World leaders including the emir of Kuwait, Sheikh Sabah al-Ahmed al-Jaber al-Sabah, hurried to Riyadh for the funeral which came hours after the king's death was announced.
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Also among the mourners was Abdullah's quickly anointed successor - half-brother King Salman. Keen to avoid uncertainty, the ruling family appointed another of King Abdullah's half-brothers, Muqrin, as the new crown prince.
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The monarchy is faced with formidable challenges - with the Islamic State (IS) group to the north and al-Qaeda in Yemen to the south.
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King Abdullah's passing was marked in other countries - here, a flag flies at half mast over Westminster Abbey in London.
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While in Qatar, Spanish and Slovenian handball players observed a minute's silence before a match in Doha.