” . . . His Excellency Sheikh Ahmed Zaki Yamani passed away yesterday evening, Monday 22nd February, in a London hospital, at the age of 90, after a long illness . . . Sheikh Ahmed Zaki Yamani was born on 30 June 1930, in Mecca. . . .He studied law in the 1950s at Cairo University, then New York University, and Harvard University. In 1955 he received a Master’s Degree in Comparative Jurisprudence; then, later on, a Doctorate from the University of Exeter. In 1960, His Excellency Sheikh Ahmed Zaki Yamani assumed the position of Minister of State and Member of the Saudi Cabinet. Then he became the Saudi Minister of Petroleum and Mineral Resources (1962-1986), and the first Secretary General of the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries . . . His Excellency Sheikh Ahmed Zaki Yamani left with us several books and studies, including “The House of Khadija Bint Khuwaylid (Radiyallahu Anha) in Makkah Al-Mukarramah – A Historical Study of Its Location, Building and Architecture”, and “Islam and Women”, which was translated into several languages. ” click here.