HA’ARETZ 1. THIS MORNING: HADASSAH DOCTORS TO DECIDE WHEN TO WAKE SHARON FROM SEDATION. 2. Political establishment: ANGER IN KADIMA OVER PERES’S CONDUCT; RIVLIN CALLS ON LIKUD MINISTERS TO RESIGN. 3. SENIOR DOCTOR: MEDICAL SUPERVISION OF SHARON SINCE FIRST STROKE – NOT ACCEPTABLE. 4. Italian PM Silvio Berlusconi in special Ha’aretz article. DESPITE 1,000 DIFFICULTIES, SHARON IDENTIFIED BEST PATH FOR HIS COUNTRY. 5. ISRAELI ARAB SUSPECTED OF SPYING FOR IRAN. Suspicion: Iran wanted to operate former Fasuta Local Council Chairman Jiris Jiris from inside political establishment. HATZOFEH 1. Slight improvement in Sharon’s x-rays. DESPITE SLIGHT IMPROVEMENT – SHARON’S SITUATION IS STILL SERIOUS. Hadassah-Ein Kerem Hospital Director: Saturday CT scan showed slight decrease in brain swelling – his condition continues to be critical but stable. This morning: Meeting planned of all Hadassah experts in order to discuss PM’s treatment for next 24 hours. 2. OLMERT TO „FARM FORUM”: I WANT YOU ALONGSIDE ME. Peres meets Olmert but refuses to say if he is staying in Kadima. 3. ISRAEL TO ALLOW PA ELECTIONS INFORMATIONAL MEETINGS IN JERUSALEM. Olmert will need to decide soon on issue of placing Palestinian polling stations in State of Israel’s capital. 4. SIX KASSAM ROCKETS FIRED AT WESTERN NEGEV OVER WEEKEND. 5. IRAN TRIED TO OPERATE SPY IN KNESSET. MA’ARIV 1. This morning: Doctors to decide whether or not to wake Sharon. DAY OF TRUTH. After three anxious days, first sign of optimism seen last night. Hadassah Director announced: „Slight improvement in Sharon’s condition.” Doctor who operated on PM: „Chances that he will survive are very high.” YEDIOT AHRONOT 1. This morning: Doctors to decide whether or not to try to wake Sharon. MOMENT OF TRUTH. After another emergency operation over the weekend, experts will meet this morning in order to discuss PM’s continued treatment. Doctors express cautious optimism but caution: Condition is still very serious. One of the surgeons: „Today we will know if what we did helped.” 2. „BUSH PREFERS OLMERT.” According to White House clerks. 3. „PERES TRYING TO BLACKMAIL OLMERT.” According to senior Kadima officials. 4. SUSPICION: IRANIANS RECRUITED FORMER FASUTA COUNCIL HEAD AND TRIED TO RUN HIM FOR KNESSET. ______________________________ SUMMARY OF EDITORIALS FROM THE HEBREW PRESS Yediot Ahronot hopes that the next generation of leaders will be, „realistic and pragmatic,” and will continue Prime Minister Sharon’s legacy. Yediot Ahronot, in its second editorial, calls for a, „all-out war on political terrorism,” in Israel. Hatzofeh says that, „Even those who strongly opposed the Prime Minister’s political path, especially the humiliating unilateral withdrawal from the Gaza Strip and the destruction of the communities there, did not hope that this is how Sharon would exit the political stage.”