Ariel Sharon in Jerusalem in November (epa)
6 January 2006 -- Israeli media say Prime Minister Ariel Sharon has been rushed back into the operating room after undergoing a brain scan today.
Doctors said the emergency surgery is need to stop bleeding in his brain. Sharon has been in a medically induced coma since undergoing an operation to stop massive bleeding in the brain in a Jerusalem hospital yesterday.
RFE/RL's World: 2005 In Pictures
A slideshow of images related to the top news stories of 2005 from throughout RFE/RL's broadcast region with links to RFE/RL's reporting.