Feb 18, 2011
Former Tunisian President Zine el-Abidine Ben Ali suffered a stroke and was in a coma in a Saudi Arabian hospital, a French online journalist reported.
Journalist Nicolas Beau, citing Tunisian sources, posted on his blog that Ben Ali was in critical condition in a medical facility in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, Radio France Internationale reported Thursday.
It is believed the ousted leader was admitted to the hospital Tuesday under a false name, the blogger said.
This article was posted: Friday, February 18, 2011 at 5:32 am