Israeli website NRG, citing Palestinian sources, reported that doctors at the hospital in Ramallah came to the conclusion that the 81-year-old head of the Palestinian authority was tired and under extreme stress that was the cause of the weakness and ailments.
On 29 July, the head of the Palestinian authority admitted to hospital. It was reported that Mahmoud Abbas taken to hospital in Ramallah for routine checks. A few hours later he left the hospital, and the doctors said that the results of inspections and tests satisfy them.
The website NRG says that in the evening of 30 July, sources in the hospital on condition of anonymity, said that Abbas was found by some inflammatory process in the abdominal cavity, which was the result of stress and fatigue.
We will remind, in April of this year, Arab media reported rumors that Abbas is in critical condition and placed in a Jordan hospital. This information was soon disproved.
Rumors about the deterioration of the 81-year-old policy appear regularly. So, in June 2016 for a few days longer to appear in public. This caused such a wave of publications and rumors.
Abbas was elected President of the Palestinian authority after the death of its founder Yasser Arafat. Its powers expired in 2009, but new elections were not held. The issue of succession is one of the main causes of rumors.
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