Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas reads a newspaper inside the hospital in Ramallah, in the occupied West Bank May 21, 2018. (Palestinian President Office (PPO)/Handout via REUTERS)
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Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas, hospitalized since May 20 with pneumonia, is in excellent health but no date has been set for his discharge, a hospital official said on Saturday.Palestinian officials have said the 83-year-old could go home on Monday or Tuesday but doctors at the hospital, near Ramallah in the occupied West Bank, have not confirmed that timeframe.Abbas won a four-year term as president in 2005, but he has since remained in office without further elections.
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