Israel and World Grapple With Sharon's Mixed Legacy
New York Times
SDEROT, Israel — When the Mark family heard the news about the death of Ariel Sharon on the radio on Saturday afternoon, they immediately turned their car around and headed to his sprawling sheep farm here in the Negev desert, where he is expected to ...
Ariel Sharon, former Israeli Prime Minister, dead at 85
Obama honors Sharon's dedication to Israel, Biden to go to funeral
Israel's Ariel Sharon dies at 85
Israel and Palestine He may be getting somewhere, after all
Consternation and confusion are visible on the faces of some ministers in Binyamin Netanyahu's Israeli government. The day that its justice minister was championing a negotiated two-state settlement at Jerusalem's Hebrew University, its trade minister ...
US Proposal Boosts Momentum for Israeli-Palestinian Peace Talks
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Ariel Sharon, Israeli Hawk Who Sought Peace on His Terms, Dies at 85
New York Times
Ariel Sharon, one of the most influential figures in Israel's history, a military commander and political leader who at the height of his power redrew the country's electoral map, only to suffer a severe stroke from which he never recovered, died ...
Former Israeli PM and military commander Ariel Sharon dead at 85
"Arik was a valorous soldier and a bold statesman who contributed much to the security and building up of the State of Israel," said President Shimon Peres, a former political ally of Sharon and, with the ex-premier's death, the last of the Jewish ...
Israel Publishes Plans for New Housing in Settlements
New York Times
JERUSALEM — The Israeli government on Friday published plans to build 1,400 housing units in Jewish settlements in East Jerusalem and the West Bank, a move the chief Palestinian negotiator condemned as a “slap” to Secretary of State John Kerry's ...
Apartheid in Israel? Hardly.
Israel announces new settlement construction in occupied West Bank, East ...
Abbas reaffirms refusal to recognize Israel as a Jewish state
Ariel Sharon, Whose Life And Career Shaped Israeli History, Dies
Former Prime Minister Ariel Sharon, a towering figure in the history of Israel as a soldier and politician, died on Saturday. He was 85. His death was announced by Shlomo Noy, the director of Sheba Medical Center where Sharon was being treated. Sharon ...
Obama Says Sharon Dedicated His Life to Israel
President Barack Obama on Saturday remembered former Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon's "commitment to his country," and Vice President Joe Biden will lead the U.S. delegation for the memorial service. The Israeli soldier-turned-politician-turned ...
Analysis: Sharon's legacy in Israel a complex one
JERUSALEM — As a military man, Ariel Sharon crushed invading Arab armies, oversaw the expansion of Jewish settlements in the West Bank and was blamed for instigating a Palestinian revolt against Israel. He was revered by all for his courage, but his ...
Former Israeli PM Ariel Sharon dies
Sharon was a military leader who led Israeli troops against Arab armies in every war from independence in 1948 until his stroke 58 years later. He was defense minister in 1982, when Israel attacked Lebanon in an attempt to oust the Palestinian ...
Ministry summons Dutch envoy over pension fund divestment
For the second time in the last month and a half, the Foreign Ministry on Friday summoned the Dutch ambassador to protest against a large Dutch company's decision to sever ties with Israel. Raffi Schutz, the ministry's deputy director-general for ...
Israel Summons Dutch Ambassador over Divestments in his Country
Israel summons Dutch ambassador over divestment