RAMALLAH, West Bank – Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas has been removed from a West Bank hospital after his latest health scare.
Abbas was released on Monday, more than a week after he was hospitalized for fever and pneumonia. 83-year-old Palestinian leader's health problems and his refusal to name a deputy or a successor.
Abbas was hospitalized on May 20 with a fever just days after undergoing ear surgery. Palestinian officials said he had pneumonia and was on a respirator, receiving antibiotics intravenously.
Abbas' allies have insisted he is in good health, but his release was pressed back.