World is coming to understand the necessity of Sharon’s hard line, Canadian … – The Globe and Mail

The Globe and MailThe man dispatched to represent Canada at memorial services for Ariel Sharon says the former Israeli prime minister understood that security is a necessary precursor to peace.…

World leaders gather for Sharon memorial service – USA TODAY

USA TODAYHundreds of Israeli VIPs and international dignitaries attended a state memorial ceremony for the late Ariel Sharon on Monday, remembering the controversial former prime minister as a bold leader…

Ariel Sharon eulogized as Israel’s ‘military legend,’ ‘warrior’ – Fox News

Fox NewsFormer Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon was eulogized Monday as a great warrior and bold politician who was also devoted to his family and his farm. A state memorial…

ISRAEL SHARON, 1st UPD – V – Voice of America

Voice of AmericaIsraeli President Shimon Peres says former prime minister Ariel Sharon “never rested” in working for his country’s people, as Israel honors the late leader who died Saturday at…

Israel holding state funeral for ex-PM Sharon – USA TODAY

USA TODAYJERUSALEM — The state funeral of Israel’s former Prime Minister Ariel Sharon is taking place Monday amid tight security, and against the backdrop of a crisp and sunny winter…

Israeli, Arab papers miles apart on Sharon’s legacy – BBC News

BBC NewsIsraeli newspapers take a measured view of former Prime Minister Ariel Sharon. Arab commentators, however, have nothing good to say about him. Editorial in Israeli left-of-centre, independent broadsheet Ha’aretz.…

Body of Israel’s Ariel Sharon to lie in state – USA TODAY

USA TODAYJERUSALEM (AP) — The body of Ariel Sharon, Israel’s hard-charging former prime minister and general will be brought to Israel’s parliament building in Jerusalem where it will lie in…

Former Israeli PM Ariel Sharon dies – USA TODAY

USA TODAYFormer Israeli prime minister Ariel Sharon, one of his nation’s most controversial and iconic leaders for a half-century — on and off the battlefield — died Saturday at the…

Ariel Sharon dies at 85: Former Israeli prime minister epitomized country’s … – Washington Post

Washington PostAriel Sharon, a monumental figure in Israel’s modern history who epitomized the country’s warrior past even as he sought to become the architect of a peaceful future, died Jan.…

Israel’s ex-PM Ariel Sharon dies – BBC News

BBC NewsIsraelis are beginning a short period of mourning for ex-Prime Minister Ariel Sharon who has died aged 85 of heart failure after eight years in a coma. The public…

World leaders praise Sharon’s commitment to Israeli security, peace – Jerusalem Post

Jerusalem PostKerry: Ex-prime minister’s journey was Israel’s journey; Blair: He remained ‘firm and unbowed’ in face of political difficulties; UN’s Ban: He’ll be recalled for his determination over Gaza evacuation.…

Ariel Sharon death in Israel: World reaction – BBC News

BBC NewsThere has been widespread reaction in Israel, the rest of the Middle East and across the world to the death of Ariel Sharon aged 85 at the Sheba Medical…

World leaders react to former Israeli prime minister Sharon’s death – USA TODAY

USA TODAYWorld leaders offered condolences in reaction to Ariel Sharon’s death Saturday. President Barack Obama released a statement saying, “Michelle and I send our deepest condolences to the family of…

Israel Mourns a Warrior – Wall Street Journal

Wall Street JournalPrime Minister Ariel Sharon, one of the most influential leaders of modern Israel, has died, days after doctors reported a significant deterioration in their 85-year-old comatose patient, according…

Ariel Sharon: Israel’s Soldier and Strongman, 1928-2014 – TIME

TIMEAriel Sharon died Saturday after having spent the last eight of his 85 years. Incapacitated by a coma that followed a massive stroke, Sharon’s last hours were spent with members…

Ariel Sharon needs a ‘miracle’ to prevent further decline – Haaretz

HaaretzDirector of Sheba Medical Center says the former leader’s health has deteriorated for sixth straight day. By Ido Efrati and The Associated Press | Jan. 6, 2014 | 12:38 PM.…

From the Archive: Ariel Sharon’s stroke and what followed – Jewish Telegraphic Agency

Jewish Telegraphic AgencyDoctors believe that Ariel Sharon won’t live much longer. But who would have predicted when he had his debilitating stroke in January 2004 that he would hang on…

Hospital: Ariel Sharon fighting for his life – USA TODAY

USA TODAYJERUSALEM (AP) — The head of the Israeli hospital treating Ariel Sharon says he is pessimistic about the former prime minister’s prognosis, despite doctors’ success in stabilizing some of…

Hospital says former Israeli PM Ariel Sharon fighting for his life – Fox News

Fox NewsThe director of the Israeli hospital treating former Prime Minister Ariel Sharon said Sunday that the 85-year-old is fighting for his life and doctors are pessimistic about his prognosis.…

Israel hospital: Sharon’s condition still critical – USA TODAY

USA TODAYJERUSALEM (AP) — The Israeli hospital treating Ariel Sharon says the former prime minister’s medical condition remains critical. Tel Hashomer hospital made the announcement in a short text message…

Israel ex-PM Ariel Sharon ‘deteriorates further’ – BBC News

BBC NewsThe condition of Israeli ex-PM Ariel Sharon – who has been in a coma since 2006 – is showing “a slow and gradual deterioration”, doctors say. In the latest…

Former Israeli PM Sharon in critical condition – Boston.com

Boston.comJERUSALEM (AP) — Former Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon, who has been in a coma for eight years, was in critical condition on Thursday, clinging to life after a decline…

Ex-Israeli PM Sharon in critical condition – USA TODAY

USA TODAYJERUSALEM (AP) — The director of the hospital where the comatose former Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon is being treated says he is in critical condition and his life…

Ex-Premier Sharon’s Condition Is Life-Threatening: Doctor – Businessweek

BusinessweekFormer Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon has taken a turn for the worse in the past two days and his condition is now life-threatening, one of his doctors said. “In…

Ex-Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon’s condition “life threatening” – euronews

euronewsReports from Israel say former prime minister and military leader Ariel Sharon’s condition has worsened and is “life threatening”. The 85-year-old who served as PM for five years has been…