Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu hospitalized


Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was hospitalized on Saturday, his office confirmed.

Netanyahu, 73, «is doing well and is undergoing a medical evaluation,» his office said in a statement. He was at the Sheba Medical Center, he said.

Israeli news outlet Ynet reported that Netanyahu went to the hospital after feeling ill.

Ynet reported that Netanyahu arrived at the hospital in a convoy. He reported, citing sources he did not name, that he was fully conscious.

Netanyahu was elected in November, in a return to power. He is the country’s longest-serving leader, having served in office for a total of 15 years in two separate terms.

He had been overthrown by a coalition in 2021.

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