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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 the age of 85. Mr….





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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 will pay their respects when…





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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 to Israeli media. The leading…










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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 his bodily functions. Dr. Zeev…





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Palestinian protesters greet Kerry’s visit – Reuters

ReutersRAMALLAH, West Bank (Reuters) – Palestinian protesters on Friday condemned the latest efforts by U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry to advance peace talks with Israel, using chants evoking the Arab uprisings and telling him…









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Israel releases 26 Palestinian prisoners – BBC News

BBC NewsIsraeli authorities have freed a group of 26 Palestinian prisoners as part of a US-brokered agreement to resume direct peace talks. The prisoners were greeted by cheering crowds on their return to the West…











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