Saudi state media showed images of Air Force One at the airport in Jeddah after a flight from Israel, making Joe Biden the first US leader to fly directly from there to an Arab nation that does not recognise it.
UN General Assembly meeting continues on the second day with leaders in attendance for the first time since the coronavirus pandemic began.
It is rare for Saudi Arabia to report on the health of the ageing monarch, who has ruled the top oil exporter and the Arab world's biggest economy since 2015.
Last month's attack on Aramco oil facilities sparked concerns about Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman's ability to defend and lead the world’s largest oil exporter.
Tillerson held talks with four Arab states boycotting Qatar as part of a round of intense shuttle diplomacy aimed at resolving the regional crisis. But there was no immediate word of any breakthrough.
US President Obama meets Saudi Arabia's King Salman to talk over increasingly strained relations between two countries over security threats in Middle East and problematic draft bill that could hold Saudi Arabia responsible for 9/11 attacks
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