Former prime minster Ariel Sharon was "fighting for his life" as his medical condition remained life-threatening on Sunday morning after staying largely unchanged over the weekend.

Prof. Ze’ev Rotstein, the head of the Sheba Medical Center at Tel Hashomer treating Sharon said the comatose former premier continued to fight for his life as he was still in critical condition.

"I can't say I'm optimistic this morning, and I'm possibly even more pessimistic than i was before," Rotstein said.

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