The condition of former Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon has worsened nearly three weeks after he was transferred to Sheba Medical Center's intensive care unit in Tel Aviv, the hospital said Monday.
Former Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon was transferred to the intensive care unit of Sheba Hospital in Tel Aviv Wednesday, a hospital spokeswoman said.
Former Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon has taken a turn for the worse in recent days, a hospital spokesman said Sunday.
Ariel Sharon, the former Israeli prime minister who has been comatose for months, was transferred Sunday from Hadassah Medical Center to a long-term care facility near Tel Aviv, an official said.
Three months after he suffered a massive stroke, Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon has been declared permanently incapacitated by the Israeli Cabinet, formally ending his premiership.
Doctors postponed Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon's scheduled surgery on Tuesday because of a respiratory infection, a Hadassah Hospital spokesman said.
Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon underwent a procedure Wednesday to remove excess liquid from his stomach, a hospital spokeswoman said.
Acting Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert said Tuesday that the most important challenge facing the nation is "setting the permanent borders of the state of Israel to ensure a Jewish majority."
Doctors at Hadassah Hospital replaced the breathing tube of Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon early Wednesday, in a procedure a hospital spokesman called "successful."
Reports that Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon's eyelids flickered as he recovers from a major stroke isn't a sign that he is waking from his medically induced coma, medical experts said.
Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon, who is being treated for a massive stroke, moved his eyelids Monday, his family said, according to a hospital statement.
Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon underwent a tracheotomy Sunday evening to help wean him off a respirator as he lies in a coma, Hadassah Hospital said.
Tests showed activity in both sides of Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon's brain, but he remains comatose 10 days after suffering a massive stroke that resulted in brain hemorrhaging, a hospital spokeswoman said Saturday.
Pat Robertson's mouth has cost him his piece of the Holy Land.
Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon underwent a brain scan Thursday that revealed he no longer needs a tube to drain excess blood from his brain, his doctors said.
Four Cabinet ministers from Israel's conservative Likud Party have been told to submit their resignations ahead of elections scheduled for March, party leader Benjamin Netanyahu said Wednesday.
A week after suffering a major stroke, doctors saw "slight improvement" Wednesday in Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon's condition, according to a statement released from Hadassah Hospital.
Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon continued to show improvements as he recovers from a major stroke, moving his left hand, his doctors said Tuesday.
Medical experts predict a grim future for Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon even if he defies the odds and survives the terrible trauma to his brain.
Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon, recovering from surgeries after a major stroke, responded to pain stimulus Monday by slightly moving his right arm and leg, Hadassah Hospital officials said.
Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon's chief rival in the March elections has told CNN he is not campaigning or focusing on politics as Sharon lies in a medically induced coma following a severe stroke.
Doctors at Jerusalem's Hadassah Hospital have decided to begin trying to bring Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon out of a medically induced coma on Monday.
Doctors treating Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon say they will meet Sunday at Hadassah Hospital to discuss plans to reduce anesthesia so he can slowly wake up from a medically induced coma.
Unconscious and clinging to life, Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon was in stable condition Saturday after a third round of brain surgery to treat a major stroke suffered on Wednesday.
CNN Jerusalem correspondent Guy Raz is among the world's media, waiting for news of Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon's condition following a major stroke and considering the global impact of Israel's political upheaval.
I've been coming to Jerusalem for some 30 years. This is one of those stories that never seems to go away. As much as there have been glimmers of hope in the Israeli-Arab peace process -- the 1978 Camp David Accords and the 1979 Israeli-Egyptian peace treaty come to mind -- they have been too few in number.
Once when French President Charles de Gaulle heard an aide describe someone as "indispensable," the general replied: "The graveyards are full of indispensable men.''
Two opinion polls published Friday suggest that Israelis voting in upcoming elections would strongly support the Kadima political party founded by ailing Prime Minister Ariel Sharon, even without its gravely ill leader.
Bleeding in Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon's brain has been stopped and scans show improvement Friday after a third round of surgery to treat a major stroke, a hospital official said.
Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon suffered a massive stroke on Wednesday. Whatever his fate, it is bound to reverberate through Israeli politics. Sharon's illness comes just months before a crucial election in March. In that vote, the fate of Sharon's newly formed centrist political party, Kadima, hangs in the balance.
The director general of the hospital treating Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon for a massive stroke told reporters Thursday that doctors won't know how much damage he suffered until they can wake him from an induced coma.
Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon remained on life support Thursday night after suffering a severe stroke and a brain hemorrhage, and his doctor declined to assess his prognosis.
Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon suffered massive bleeding in his brain from a type of stroke called a cerebral hemorrhage, his doctors said Wednesday.
Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon was in "serious" condition and was expected to undergo several more hours of brain surgery after suffering a major stroke, a hospital official said Thursday morning.
Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon will have an operation Thursday to repair a small hole in his heart, his office said Sunday.
A grinning Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon walked out of a Jerusalem hospital Tuesday, less than 48 hours after suffering a mild stroke caused by a blood clot in the brain.
Three weeks after Prime Minister Ariel Sharon bolted its ranks, Israel's right-wing Likud party Monday turned to Sharon's long-time rival, former Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, as its new leader.
Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon was expected to be released from the hospital on Tuesday and fully recover after a mild weekend stroke, his doctors said Monday.
Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon was taken to a hospital Sunday after suffering what doctors said was a mild stroke.
Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon was taken to a hospital Sunday night after suffering a mild stroke, a hospital official said.
Israeli Defense Minister Shaul Mofaz quit the Likud Party on Sunday to join the party recently founded by Prime Minister Ariel Sharon, a spokesman for the new Kadima party said.
It takes bold leadership to bring together a bitterly divided country. And that's what happened. Not in the United States. But still the political Play of the Week.
Veteran Israeli politician and former prime minister Shimon Peres has left his Labor Party and offered support to former rival Ariel Sharon. CNN's Jerusalem correspondent Guy Raz assesses what led to the move and what effect it may have on Israeli politics and the peace process.
Former Israeli Prime Minister Shimon Peres resigned Wednesday from the Labor Party and endorsed his former rival, Ariel Sharon, in the upcoming race for prime minister.
Former Israeli Prime Minister Shimon Peres will resign from the Labor Party, Israeli Channel 10 reported Tuesday night.
Prime Minister Ariel Sharon's new political party registered Thursday morning under the name Kadima, Hebrew for "Forward."
A well-known hawk appeared to spread dovish wings this week as Prime Minister Ariel Sharon abandoned his Likud Party, saying it is unable to lead the country to its "national goals," a move that triggered early elections here.
Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon, announced Monday the formation of a new "liberal movement" after resigning from the right-wing Likud Party he helped create, saying it could not achieve Israel's national goals.
Israel's Labor Party voted Sunday to withdraw from Prime Minister Ariel Sharon's ruling coalition, a move that is expected to force the dissolution of Israel's parliament and leave Sharon poised to leave the right-wing Likud party to form a more moderate political organization.
Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon and Amir Peretz, the new chairman of the Labor Party, have agreed to hold early elections between the end of February and the end of March, officials said Thursday.
Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon's son Omri pleaded guilty Tuesday to charges in connection with a campaign fund-raising scandal, Israel Radio reported.
Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas and Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon have agreed to meet Tuesday in an effort to push the peace process forward, according to Israeli and Palestinian officials.
After two postponed meetings, Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas and Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon agreed Sunday to hold a summit "soon," according to a news release from prime minister's office.
More than twice as many adults in Britain, France and Germany believe the Gaza disengagement plan will help the Middle East peace process rather than hinder it, according to the findings of a new CNN/TIME poll conducted by TNS, and published Monday.
Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon has told thousands at a march in Poland recalling the Holocaust to "always remember the victims and never forget the murderers."
Natan Sharansky, a member of the Israeli Cabinet known for his criticism of the Israeli government's dealings with the Palestinians, submitted his resignation Monday, his adviser confirmed to CNN.
Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon spoke Wednesday with CNN's Wolf Blitzer about Iran and the "road map" to Mideast peace.
Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon warned Wednesday that Iran is nearing a "point of no return" in developing a nuclear weapon that could be used against his country.
Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon has won the pledge of a key opponent to support a crucial vote on the country's budget in the coming week.
Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon said Sunday he plans to meet soon with Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas and will urge him to take action quickly against extremist Islamic organizations.
There will be "no diplomatic progress" in the Israeli-Palestinian peace process unless the Palestinian Authority takes "vigorous action" against local terrorists, Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon said Sunday.
Facing threats to his plan to withdraw settlements from Gaza and parts of the West Bank, Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon said Tuesday he "will do everything in [his] power to prevent a rift in the nation" over the issue.
Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon and Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas announced a cease-fire at a summit in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt, Tuesday. Following is a transcript of Sharon's address:
Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice and Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon met Sunday ahead of an Israeli-Palestinian summit scheduled for later this week.
An Israeli Cabinet committee on Thursday approved the release of at least 500 Palestinian prisoners, a military withdrawal from five West Bank cities -- and an end to targeted killings of suspected Palestinian militants, sources in the prime minister's office said.
Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon and Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas have accepted invitations for a summit next week in Egypt, officials on both sides said Wednesday.
Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon said Thursday night he believes the Palestinians have created conditions for a "historic breakthrough" in relations between the bitter rivals.
Israel has told Palestinian officials it is stopping targeted killings of senior members of Palestinian militant groups, Israeli sources said Wednesday.
Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon said Sunday that Israeli forces will conduct anti-terrorist operations "without restrictions," while the Palestine Liberation Organization called for an end to "violence against Israelis anywhere."
A new Israeli governing coalition that favors Prime Minister Ariel Sharon's disengagement plan was narrowly approved Monday by Israel's parliament.
Saying 2005 presents an "opportunity for a historic breakthrough," Prime Minister Ariel Sharon Thursday invited the incoming Palestinian government to help Israel coordinate its withdrawal from Gaza next year.
In a move to avert early elections, Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon on Friday invited the Labor Party to join a new coalition government, a Sharon spokesman said.
The central committee of Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon's ruling Likud party has voted to allow Sharon to form a new government that would include the opposition Labor Party.
An Israeli businessman who spent eight years in an Egyptian jail after being accused of espionage was released Sunday as part of an agreement between the two countries.
The head of Israel's opposition Labor Party signaled Thursday that his party is willing to join a unity government with Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon because it backs his plan to pull out of Gaza and parts of the West Bank.
Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon apparently has softened his stance that Palestinians must crack down on militants before he will restart peace talks, but Palestinian leaders on Friday said Sharon should go further and drop all conditions.
Prime Minister Ariel Sharon's government was under pressure Wednesday after the Israeli parliament -- in a historic decision -- voted to back his plan to pull Israeli troops and settlements out of Gaza and a tiny portion of the West Bank.
Ten days after straining relations with Paris by urging French Jews to move to Israel, Prime Minister Ariel Sharon has welcomed 200 immigrants from France to a new life.
French President Jacques Chirac says Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon is not welcome in Paris until he explains his appeal to French Jews to leave the country, a presidential spokeswoman said.
Israeli Labor Party chief Shimon Peres said Monday that his party will enter talks to form a national unity government with Prime Minister Ariel Sharon, an alliance that would carry out Sharon's plan to withdraw from Gaza and parts of the West Bank.
Israel's attorney general announced Tuesday he will not seek an indictment against Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon on bribery charges in the so-called Greek Island affair.
Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon on Friday dismissed two rightist ministers from his Cabinet as he works to win approval for his plan to pull Israeli forces and settlements from Gaza and sections of the West Bank.
Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon said Sunday he would give his Cabinet at least another week to discuss his revised plan to withdraw Israeli forces and settlements from parts of Gaza and the West Bank.
Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon will discuss his revised plan to unilaterally withdraw settlements and troops from Gaza and parts of the West Bank with his Cabinet on Sunday.
Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon -- a day after his own party voted down his disengagement plan in a non-binding referendum -- said Monday he will consult with his Cabinet, his party and other parties on how to proceed.
Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat told cheering supporters Saturday that he has a message that the Israeli prime minister should hear:
The Bush White House told the Israeli government Friday that it considers "a pledge a pledge" and made clear it would oppose any Israeli effort to target Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat.
Saturday the Israel Defense Forces launched an airstrike on the car of Hamas leader Abdel Aziz Rantisi, killing him and two others.
This week, the White House press corps tried to get President Bush to admit he had made mistakes. They failed. Bush said he couldn't come up with one.
Israeli police entered a Jerusalem holy site and used stun grenades and rubber pellets to quell Palestinians throwing rocks at police and Jewish worshippers at the end of Friday prayers at the Al Aqsa Mosque, according to a police spokesman.
There is hardly a more resolute supporter of Israel in Congress than Rep. Henry Hyde, the venerable chairman of the House International Relations Committee.
JERUSALEM (CNN) -- Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon proposed that his Likud party hold a referendum on his plan to disengage from the Palestinians, which includes removing almost all of the Israeli settlements in Gaza, party sources said.
Israel's chief prosecutor on Sunday officially recommended Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon be indicted for allegedly taking hundreds of thousands of dollars in bribes when he was foreign minister.
Israel's chief prosecutor on Sunday officially recommended indicting Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon for allegedly taking hundreds of thousands of dollars in bribes when he was foreign minister.
Prosecutors will decide "within weeks or months" whether to indict Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon in a scandal involving alleged bribes from an Israeli businessman in the late '90s, Israeli Justice Ministry sources said Wednesday.
Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon said there may be changes in the route of the separation fence being built in the West Bank, but not because of international pressure.
Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon has praised his country's ambassador to Sweden for damaging an art exhibit depicting a Palestinian suicide bomber.
More than 100,000 people -- many Israeli settlers -- rallied in a Tel Aviv square in the first major demonstration against Prime Minister Ariel Sharon's plan to unilaterally withdraw from parts of the West Bank and Gaza.