Saudi's foreign minister undergoes abdominal surgery

  • Share via facebook
  • Tweet this
  • Bookmark and Share
Saudi Arabia’s Foreign Minister Prince Saud al-Faisal.

Saudi Arabia’s Foreign Minister Prince Saud al-Faisal.

Saudi Arabia’s Foreign Minister Prince Saud al-Faisal successfully underwent abdominal surgery, according to a royal court statement posted on the Saudi Press Agency.

Al-Faisal suffered a minor blockage in the intestines due to adhesions resulting from previous surgery, the court said, adding that he is now in a “stable condition”.

The statement did not say where or when the operation took place.

The prince, a 72-year old nephew of ruler King Abdullah, has been Foreign Minister since 1975.

Related:
Join the Discussion

Disclaimer:The view expressed here by our readers are not necessarily shared by Arabian Business, its employees, sponsors or its advertisers.

Please post responsibly. Commenter Rules

  • No comments yet, be the first!

Enter the words above: Enter the numbers you hear:

All comments are subject to approval before appearing

Further reading

Features & Analysis
Saudi Arabia's Yemen gamble may define its regional role for years

Saudi Arabia's Yemen gamble may define its regional role for years

Success in Yemen would establish Riyadh as de facto leader of...

Events that moved the markets

Events that moved the markets

What, if anything, have we learnt from past crises that have...

A country on hold: Oman's next step?

A country on hold: Oman's next step?

The Gulf state has been relatively stable under the rule of one...

2
Most Discussed