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Saudi Arabia’s King Salman Taken To Hospital – Report

King Salman bin Abdulaziz of Saudi Arabia was admitted to hospital on Saturday in the Red Sea city of Jeddah for medical examinations, according to the official Saudi Press Agency, citing a statement from the royal court.

The examinations are being carried out at the King Faisal Specialist Hospital, according to the statement.

READ MORE: US Criticizes Israel’s Move To Increase Settlements In Palestine

After more than 2-1/2 years as crown prince and deputy premier, King Salman, the protector of Islam’s holiest sites, became monarch of the world’s top oil exporter in 2015.

The king, who is 86, had gallbladder surgery in 2020 and had his heart pacemaker battery changed in March.

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King Salman bin Abdulaziz of Saudi Arabia was admitted to hospital on Saturday in the Red Sea city of Jeddah for medical examinations, according to the official Saudi Press Agency, citing a statement from the royal court.

The examinations are being carried out at the King Faisal Specialist Hospital, according to the statement.

READ MORE: US Criticizes Israel’s Move To Increase Settlements In Palestine

After more than 2-1/2 years as crown prince and deputy premier, King Salman, the protector of Islam’s holiest sites, became monarch of the world’s top oil exporter in 2015.

The king, who is 86, had gallbladder surgery in 2020 and had his heart pacemaker battery changed in March.

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