UAE president suffered a stroke, in stable condition-state news agency

by Reuters
Saturday, 25 January 2014 13:04 GMT

DUBAI, Jan 25 (Reuters) - The president of the United Arab Emirates has undergone surgery after a stroke and is in a stable condition, state news agency WAM reported on Saturday.

It quoted the presidential affairs ministry as saying Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed al-Nahayn suffered a stroke early on Friday which "required doctors to perform surgery", adding his condition has since stabilised. It gave no further details. (Reporting by Sami Aboudi; Editing by Janet Lawrence)

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