Long-serving Saudi oil minister Ahmed Zaki Yamani dies at 90
Made Zaki Yamani has died in London at the age of 90 shake. Imani was best known for his role as head of the oil cartel OPEC in the 19 seventies. He was the face of the oil embargo in 1973 when oil prices quadrupled. He also survived being taken hostage and marked for assassination by Carlos the Jackal. BBC news.