LAST_UPDATEMon, 18 Jun 2018 3pm

Palestinian Leader Abbas In Hospital For Third Time In A Week: Officials

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RAMALLAH - Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas has been hospitalized in a West Bank hospital, a Palestinian official said on Sunday, providing no further details on his condition.

It was the third time Abbas, 82, had been hospitalized in a week. He underwent minor ear surgery on Tuesday and was released a few hours later and hospitalized briefly again on Saturday, the official Palestinian news agency WAFA said.