DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The state news agency of the United Arab Emirates says the country's president has suffered a stroke and undergone surgery.
The official WAM news agency reported Saturday that Sheik Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan is now "stable," citing a statement from the Ministry of Presidential Affairs.
WAM said that the president suffered the stroke Friday. It did not elaborate, other than to say: "May God safeguard him and grant him a quick recovery."
Al Nahyan became president of the UAE in 2004.