Saudi Arabia’s King Salman hospitalised

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Saudi Arabia’s King Salman bin Abdulaziz was admitted to hospital on Saturday in the Red Sea city of Jeddah to undergo medical tests.

The state-run Saudi Press Agency reported on Sunday that the king is undergoing the tests in the King Faisal Specialist Hospital.

The news agency cited a statement from the royal court. It gave no other details.

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

The king, 86, underwent gallbladder surgery in 2020 and had the battery of his heart pacemaker replaced in March.

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