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Israel and the world say goodbye to Shimon Peres

Former Israeli President Shimon Peres is laid to rest in Jerusalem as a host of world leaders gather in his memory.

Former Israeli President Shimon Peres is laid to rest in Jerusalem as a host of world leaders gather in his memory.

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Israel's leaders' tribute to Shimon Peres

Israel’s leaders paid their respects at the coffin of one of the country’s founding fathers, Shimon Peres, on Thursday (September 29) outside the Knesset in…

Israel’s leaders paid their respects at the coffin of one of the country’s founding fathers, Shimon Peres, on Thursday (September 29) outside the Knesset in…

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Israel pays last respects to Shimon Peres as his casket lies in state

The casket of the former president and prime minister lies in state at the Knesset as thousands are expected to file past ahead of the state funeral on Friday.

The casket of the former president and prime minister lies in state at the Knesset as thousands are expected to file past ahead of the state funeral on Friday.

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Israelis adjust to the loss of Shimon Peres

Israelis are adjusting to the loss of one of their elder statesmen as preparations began for the funeral of former president Shimon Peres.

Israelis are adjusting to the loss of one of their elder statesmen as preparations began for the funeral of former president Shimon Peres.

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Shimon Peres and the Oslo Accord

Twenty three years ago, on 13 September in Washington DC there was widespread euphoria.

Twenty three years ago, on 13 September in Washington DC there was widespread euphoria.

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Palestinians express mixed reactions over death of Shimon Peres

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas was one of many world leaders to pay tribute to the late Shimon Peres, whom he hailed as “a man of peace.

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas was one of many world leaders to pay tribute to the late Shimon Peres, whom he hailed as “a man of peace.

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Israeli cabinet holds minute's silence for Peres

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has led his cabinet in a minute’s silence following the death of former Israeli President and Prime Minister Shimon…

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has led his cabinet in a minute’s silence following the death of former Israeli President and Prime Minister Shimon…

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Shimon Peres: A hawk and a dove

After a political career lasting almost 70 years, impressions of Shimon Peres remain mixed, especially in Israel… and for good reason.

After a political career lasting almost 70 years, impressions of Shimon Peres remain mixed, especially in Israel… and for good reason.

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Shimon Peres said to be "close to death"

The 93-year-old was taken into hospital after a major stroke two weeks ago. His condition was improving until he had a severe setback on Tuesday, according to Israeli media.

The 93-year-old was taken into hospital after a major stroke two weeks ago. His condition was improving until he had a severe setback on Tuesday, according to Israeli media.

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Israel's Peres showing improvement, say doctors

Doctors treating former Israeli President Shimon Peres for a stroke say his condition has slightly improved.

Doctors treating former Israeli President Shimon Peres for a stroke say his condition has slightly improved.

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Ex-Israel President Shimon Peres 'critical but stable' after stroke

Former Israeli President Shimon Peres remains in a “critical but stable” condition following a stroke, according to his doctor who is also his son- in-law.

Former Israeli President Shimon Peres remains in a “critical but stable” condition following a stroke, according to his doctor who is also his son- in-law.

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Former Israel PM Shimon Peres back in hospital with chest pains

Former Israeli prime minister Shimon Peres was admitted to hospital on Sunday for the second time in as many weeks. His doctor said the 92-year-old

Former Israeli prime minister Shimon Peres was admitted to hospital on Sunday for the second time in as many weeks. His doctor said the 92-year-old

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Shimon Peres, former Israeli PM, recovering after heart attack

Shimon Peres, a former prime minister of Israel, is recovering in hospital after suffering a minor heart attack. The 92 year old is said to be in a

Shimon Peres, a former prime minister of Israel, is recovering in hospital after suffering a minor heart attack. The 92 year old is said to be in a

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Israeli president leaving office still full of fight for peace

Shimon Peres has worn a great many political hats. He seemed to take naturally to the office of President, swearing the oath in 2007. A former prime

Shimon Peres has worn a great many political hats. He seemed to take naturally to the office of President, swearing the oath in 2007. A former prime

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Israel celebrates 90 years of Shimon Peres

Celebrations have been taking place to mark the 90th birthday of Israel’s President Shimon Peres, although his real birthday is on August 2. Some

Celebrations have been taking place to mark the 90th birthday of Israel’s President Shimon Peres, although his real birthday is on August 2. Some

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Obama cements his symbolic support of Israel

President Barack Obama concluded his three-day trip to Israel on Friday, and it began early with a trip to Mount Herzl where he laid a wreath on the

President Barack Obama concluded his three-day trip to Israel on Friday, and it began early with a trip to Mount Herzl where he laid a wreath on the

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Israel's gushing welcome for Obama

Barack Obama has promised America’s “unwavering support” for Israel’s security. He was speaking shortly after arriving in the country on the first

Barack Obama has promised America’s “unwavering support” for Israel’s security. He was speaking shortly after arriving in the country on the first

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Israel's Peres calls on Arab League to intervene in Syria

Israeli President Shimon Peres called for the Arab League to intervene in Syria in an historic address to the European Parliament on Tuesday. Peres

Israeli President Shimon Peres called for the Arab League to intervene in Syria in an historic address to the European Parliament on Tuesday. Peres

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Shimon Peres: 'Democracy is the equal right to be different'

Euronews has been speaking to Israeli President Shimon Peres. At the age of 89, Peres has spent more than 60 years serving his country, twice as

Euronews has been speaking to Israeli President Shimon Peres. At the age of 89, Peres has spent more than 60 years serving his country, twice as

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Israel's Netanyahu given 14 more days to form government

Israeli President Shimon Peres has given Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu another 14 days to form a new government, after he was failed to do during

Israeli President Shimon Peres has given Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu another 14 days to form a new government, after he was failed to do during

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Israel marks Holocaust Memorial day

Two minutes silence was marked across Israel on Thursday to remember the victims of the Holocaust. Sirens echoed across the country to mark the

Two minutes silence was marked across Israel on Thursday to remember the victims of the Holocaust. Sirens echoed across the country to mark the

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President wants Israel to unite at Beit Shemesh rally

Israeli President Shimon Peres is calling for the public to support a protest against Jewish religious extremism planned in Beit Shemesh on Tuesday

Israeli President Shimon Peres is calling for the public to support a protest against Jewish religious extremism planned in Beit Shemesh on Tuesday

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Shimon Peres: military option against Iran closer

The military option against Iran is drawing closer. Those are the words from the Israeli President in a TV interview, amid a raging debate about talk

The military option against Iran is drawing closer. Those are the words from the Israeli President in a TV interview, amid a raging debate about talk