Earlier reports within the last 24 hours have mentioned he was in the hospital due to pneumonia.
Is the Saudi king giving up the throne? According the the Egyptian Television network “El-Nha’r, the Saudi king will announce in the next few minutes that he is giving up his crown.
King Abdullah (90) has been hospitalized for several days in the hospital in the Saudi capital city Riyadh. According to reports, specialists from the United States arrived at the hospital in Saudi Arabia to address his needs. King Abdullah, or by his full name – Abdullah bin Abdul Aziz Al-Saud, is the sixth King of Saudi Arabia.
According to the publication, In March of last year, Prince Muqrin bin Abdulaziz was named deputy Crown Prince and is therefore second-in-line to the throne.
Full article: King Abdullah abdicates (Jerusalem Online)