Former prime minister of Israel home still in comatose condition

Israel's former prime minister, Ariel Sharon, was transferred to his home Friday, even though his condition has not changed.

According to, Sharon will continue to get treatment, but from the comforts of his home, will be able to "as premier he would summon advisers to plan strategies."

Reported by, he is spending the weekend at his home before returning to "the Sheba Medical Center in Tel Hashomer." The hospital also intends on making "similar weekend trips for the next several weeks" in case there are possibilities that he will permanently stay at home.

Sharon experienced a stroke in January 2006 which left him in a coma.

On, Sharon, "known as 'the Bulldozer,' the barrel-framed former army officer was a divisive figure in Israeli politics."