Long-serving Saudi oil minister Ahmed Zaki Yamani dies at 90

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One of Saudi Arabia’s most influential oil ministers has died at the age of 90.

Ahmed Zaki Yamani helped direct an oil embargo against the United States in the 1970s.

Al Jazeera’s Sara Khairat looks back at his global legacy.

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