Saudi Arabia’s King Salman in hospital for medical tests

King Salman. (SPA photo)
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Updated 21 July 2020

Saudi Arabia’s King Salman in hospital for medical tests

RIYADH: Saudi Arabia's King Salman has been admitted to the King Faisal Specialist Hospital in Riyadh for medical tests, the royal court said in statement early on Monday.
The king was admitted for inflammation of the gallbladder, said the announcement carried by the Saudi Press Agency (SPA).
Later, the king received a number of calls from regional rulers, including the Emir of Kuwait Sheikh Sabah Al-Sabah, Jordan's King Abdullah II and Bahraini King Hamad bin Isa Al-Khalifa.
Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman also received a call from Kuwait’s crown prince. He reassured Sheikh Nawaf Al-Sabah of the king’s health.


Arab coalition intercepts Houthi drone targeting Saudi Arabia

Updated 26 October 2020

Arab coalition intercepts Houthi drone targeting Saudi Arabia

  • Three of the drones were destroyed early on Saturday and a fourth on Sunday

DUBAI: The Arab coalition intercepted and destroyed a Houthi drone targeting Saudi Arabia’s southern region on Monday, state news agency SPA reported.

Earlier, the Houthi militia and their Iranian backers were condemned after the Saudi-led coalition intercepted four explosive-laden drones in two attacks launched from Yemen targeting the south of the Kingdom.
Three of the drones were destroyed early on Saturday and a fourth on Sunday.