Salam Fayyad released from hospital.
The Palestinian Prime Minister, Salam Fayyad has been discharged from a Texas hospital after a brief stay during which he was operated upon. The nature of the ailment was a clogged artery. The Palestinian PM was admitted to the treatment center on Sunday and released on Tuesday. He is expected to be fit as a fiddle very soon.
Fayyad was appointed PM after Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas fired previous Prime Minister, Ismail Haniyeh. He was in Texas for the graduation ceremony of his son Khaled when he was diagnosed with chest pains. The Israeli Prime Minister, Benjamin Netanyahu wished him a speedy recovery.