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In death, Peres brings Israelis, Palestinians together
JERUSALEM (AP) -- Even in death, Shimon Peres managed to bring Israelis and Palestinians together....

Peres, remembered for tireless peace efforts, laid to rest
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JERUSALEM (AP) -- Shimon Peres was laid to rest Friday by dozens of world leaders who praised Israel's former president and prime minister for pursuing peace with an indefatigable spirit and optimism, even though his vision of a "new Middle East" was never fulfilled....

World leaders and his family eulogize Israel's Shimon Peres
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JERUSALEM (AP) -- Former Israeli President Shimon Peres was buried Friday after a funeral attended by scores of world leaders and dignitaries. He died earlier this week aged 93, after suffering a stroke. Peres' family, Israel's prime minister and president, U.S. President Barack Obama and former U.S. President Bill Clinton eulogized him at the ceremony....

The Latest: Ex-President Peres brought to rest in Jerusalem
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JERUSALEM (AP) -- The Latest on the funeral of Israel's former President Shimon Peres (all times local):...

The Latest: Bill Clinton, Netanyahu meet in Jerusalem
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JERUSALEM (AP) -- The Latest on funeral preparations and a nation in mourning at the death of Israel's ninth President, Shimon Peres (all times local):...

Israel pays respects to Peres as leaders arrive for funeral
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JERUSALEM (AP) -- Thousands of Israelis flocked to parliament Thursday to view the casket of Shimon Peres, paying final respects to the former president and prime minister whose life story mirrored that of his country....

Israel's Supreme Court rejects former PM Olmert's appeal
JERUSALEM (AP) -- Israel's imprisoned former Prime Minister Ehud Olmert faces an additional eight months behind bars after the country's Supreme Court rejected an appeal....

A look at some of Israel's prime ministers
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JERUSALEM (AP) -- Shimon Peres, who died Wednesday, was both a former president and prime minister, the only person in Israel to hold both jobs. Of Israel's 12 prime ministers, three are still living: current Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu; his predecessor, Ehud Olmert, who is in prison after a bribery conviction; and Ehud Barak, who appears to be plotting a comeback....

Palestinian dies in Islamic Jihad tunnel in Gaza 'accident'
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) -- The Gaza Health Ministry says a Palestinian was killed in an accident while working in a "military tunnel" used by Islamic Jihad, a Palestinian militant group....

The Latest: Obama orders flags at half-staff for Peres
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JERUSALEM (AP) -- The Latest on the death of former Israeli President and Prime Minister Shimon Peres (all times local):...