Saudi Arabia’s Aging King Salman Admitted to Hospital for Checks

RIYADH—Saudi Arabia’s King Salman was admitted to a clinic in the country’s funds for tests following suffering from gallbladder irritation, reigniting speculation about succession strategies for his youthful son and heir evident.

The 84-12 months-aged ruler entered a specialty clinic in Riyadh overnight for healthcare checks thanks to cholecystitis, the Royal Court docket said Monday in a transient statement carried by the kingdom’s condition-managed news company.