Saudi Arabia marks today the third anniversary of Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Abdullah’s ascending to the throne. King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz (right) and US President George W. Bush are pictured during Bush's arrival ceremony at King Khaled International Airport in Riyadh on May 16, 2008. King Abdullah has been successful in enhancing Saudi Arabia’s global standing by building relations with influential countries. (Getty Images)
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