REPORT: Palestinian Authority President Abbas taken to hospital for the third time in a week


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Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas was taken to a Ramallah hospital Sunday for the third time in a week. A Palestinian official told the Associated Press Abbas had a fever.

His office said Abbas was undergoing a followup examination after having surgery in his ear Tuesday, and that doctors said he was in “satisfactory” condition.

The article goes on to state the following:

A PA source earlier told the Ynet news website the Palestinian leader had been suffering from chest pains. “It might be pneumonia,” the source said. “He’s being examined at the hospital.”

The top PLO official Saeb Erekat was quoted by Israel’s Channel 10 on Sunday afternoon saying he had just spoken with Abbas. Eerekat said Abbas’s “condition is good,” and that he expected Abbas to leave hospital on Monday or Tuesday.

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