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#Shimon Peres

# shimon-peres - Friday 30 September, 2016

Tears and tributes by world leaders for Shimon Peres - a "giant of the 20th century"
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# Founding Father Of Israel

Tears and tributes by world leaders for Shimon Peres - a "giant of the 20th century"

Sep 30th 2016, 4:40 PM 21,777 Views 123 Comments

There has been criticism of his legacy by Arab nations.

# shimon-peres - Wednesday 28 September, 2016

Michael D. Higgins speaks of "great sadness" at death of Israeli colossus Shimon Peres
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# RIP

Michael D. Higgins speaks of "great sadness" at death of Israeli colossus Shimon Peres

Sep 28th 2016, 7:13 AM 11,588 Views 84 Comments

The former President and Prime Minister won the Nobel Peace prize in 1994.

# shimon-peres - Sunday 25 May, 2014

Israeli and Palestinian leaders agree to Pope's attempt to revive peace talks
# Middle East
# Middle East

Israeli and Palestinian leaders agree to Pope's attempt to revive peace talks

May 25th 2014, 12:57 PM 4,473 Views 17 Comments

Pope Francis has invited Mahmoud Abbas Shimon Peres to the Vatican.

# shimon-peres - Sunday 26 May, 2013

Kerry set to unveil plan for West Bank economy
# West Bank
# West Bank

Kerry set to unveil plan for West Bank economy

May 26th 2013, 5:26 PM 5,306 Views 23 Comments

The US Secretary of State is tasked with presenting a economic plan to attract tourism and private sector investment into the West Bank.

# shimon-peres - Saturday 16 March, 2013

Done deal: Netanyahu confirms that he has formed a new Israeli government
# Israel
# Israel

Done deal: Netanyahu confirms that he has formed a new Israeli government

Mar 16th 2013, 7:45 PM 5,366 Views 75 Comments

The agreement will see Benjamin Netanyahu’s Likud party form a government with the centrist HaTnuah, Yesh Atid and the far right Jewish Home.

# shimon-peres - Tuesday 8 May, 2012

Election cancelled: Israeli PM calls off vote after coalition agreement
# Israel
# Israel

Election cancelled: Israeli PM calls off vote after coalition agreement

May 8th 2012, 10:05 AM 744 Views 1 Comment

Benjamin Netanyahu will bring the main opposition party into a coalition government that will have a huge majority. It’s a move that will moderate his government’s hawkish tendencies.

# shimon-peres - Sunday 11 March, 2012

The Daily Fix: Sunday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Sunday

Mar 11th 2012, 7:50 PM 8,433 Views 16 Comments

Your essential round-up of all today’s biggest news stories plus some extras you may have missed…

Watch: Israeli president calls for peace - in his new music video
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Watch: Israeli president calls for peace - in his new music video

Mar 11th 2012, 10:52 AM 1,503 Views 16 Comments

Veteran politician Shimon Peres is trying a new approach to the peace process with this electro dance tune.

# shimon-peres - Thursday 28 April, 2011

Israel rejects Palestinian government with Hamas

Israel rejects Palestinian government with Hamas

Apr 28th 2011, 8:40 PM 641 Views 0 Comments

Israeli leaders have today rejected a unity deal between Hamas and Fatah – insisting they will not enter any negotiations with a Palestinian government that includes the Islamic militant group.