The 82-year-old was hospitalised for a third time in a week on Sunday after he received minor ear surgery last Tuesday.
President Abbas was urged to seek further treatment following an earlier infection which failed to heal.
Abbas has been accused of being anti-semitic after suggesting the murder of European Jews was the result of their financial activities
The European Union has long been the Palestinians' largest donor. Now Palestinian leaders are lookng to Brussels to mediate peace talks with Israel.
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas condemns Donald Trump's Middle East peace efforts.
France reaffirms support for Israel, the Palestinians, and the two-state solution while Mahmoud Abbas thanks Europe for its continued commitment to dialogue.
Muslim summit calls on world to recognise East Jerusalem as Palestinian capital
People in East Jerusalem have been giving their reaction to news that the US President has officially recognised Jerusalem as Israeli capital
Six people killed in Israeli-Palestinian violence following new Israeli security measures at Noble Sanctuary-Temple Mount compound in Jerusalem's walled Old City.
President Donald Trump's special adviser and son-in-law has been in Israel and the West Bank to talk peace
Presidents Putin and Abbas meet in Sochi as Middle East peace process continues to stagnate.
The Palestinian President is prepared to hold talks with Israel's PM, under the sponsorship of US leader Donald Trump.
The US president has vowed to work on brokering peace between the Israelis and Palestinians.
Talks centred on the two-state solution as the only viable answer to the conflict in the Middle East.
UN resolution was possible when the US broke with past practice and abstained during voting in the Security Council
Tourists from around the world join locals to celebrate Christmas in Bethlehem, the town where Christians say Jesus was born.
The Palestinian President has opened the first congress of his Fatah party for seven years. An estimated 1,300 delegates gathered to elect new leaders and discuss longer-term policy.
The war in Syria, nuclear proliferation and trade have topped talks between Russia and Israel during a three day tour to the Middle East by Russian Prime Minister Dmitry…
US Secretary of State John Kerry met Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas in Paris on Saturday to discuss efforts to move toward a two-state solution to the Israel-Palestinian…
French President Francois Hollande said that an international conference to tackle the Israeli-Palestinian conflict was the best way to bring peace
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas has denounced groups which encourage attacks against Israel. A surge of violence between the two countries has
On a visit to Greece the Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas said his administration could start issuing passports under the ‘State of Palestine’ as
US Secretary of State John Kerry has denounced the recent spate of knife attacks and car-rammings committed against Israelis as “acts of terrorism.”
Thousands of people have attended the funeral of a 24-year-old Palestinian shot dead in the West Bank. Odai Masalma was killed after he attacked an
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas has lashed out at Israel, as a wave of deadly violence shows no signs of abating. He claims its actions are
In the West Bank clashes erupted after the string of attacks in Jerusalem. In Hebron Israeli security forces responded with rubber bullets to break