Palestinian Authority President Abbas leaves hospital after eight-day stay

RAMALLAH, West Bank - Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas was released from the hospital on Monday after an eight-day stay and treatment for what officials said was a lung infection.
"Thank God I am leaving the hospital in good health and I will return to work tomorrow," the 82-year-old leader told reporters in the lobby of the hospital in the city of Ramallah in the West Bank.
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