The first was the scenes of jubilation that marked the return of King Abdullah's return home yesterday after the king spent three months abroad undergoing medical treatment.
|Saudi Flags line the streets of the capital Riyadh alongside pictures of King Abdullah Bin Abdul Aziz to mark his return home yesterday (23/02)|
Also this morning (24/02) Saudi Arabia has announced that it is in active talks with European oil companies to increase crude oil supply. This is to offset the production slowdown in Libya as a result of increasing political and social unrest. These reports were given substance as the source was the FT.