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Hard-liner Reuven Rivlin to be Israel's next president

Jun 11, 2014

Hard-liner Reuven Rivlin to be Israel's next president

Rivlin, a stalwart in the governing Likud Party, now faces the difficult task of succeeding Shimon Peres, a Nobel peace laureate who became an all-star on the international stage. #World #Middle East #NewsTracker #Israel #Benjamin Netanyahu #Shimon Peres #Israel elections #Abdullah Abdullah #Israel-Palestinian conflict #Reuven Rivlin #Jewish settlement movement #Likud Party #Palestinian independence #Knesset ceremony
Israeli parliament to elect new president shortly

Jun 09, 2014

Israeli parliament to elect new president shortly

A nasty race to succeed Shimon Peres as Israel's head of state is finally coming to an end, with five candidates facing off in parliament. #World #NewsTracker #Israel #Benjamin Netanyahu #Shimon Peres #Israeli President #Knesset #Israeli parliament #Reuven Rivlin
Israeli top leaders not attending Mandela funeral

Dec 10, 2013

Israeli top leaders not attending Mandela funeral

Neither Israel's prime minister nor president will attend South Africa's commemorations of the late Nelson Mandela this week, officials said, a notable absence at events expected to draw more than 70 world leaders. #Israel #South Africa #Nelson Mandela #Shimon Peres #Benjamin Nethanyahu
Video: Israeli Pres passes right into Messi's midriff on Peace Tour

Aug 05, 2013

Video: Israeli Pres passes right into Messi's midriff on Peace Tour

The remarkably energetic Peres, 90, dressed in a smart suit, addressed the Catalan team and 15,000 spectators at Tel Aviv's Bloomfield Stadium. #Sports #Barcelona #football #Lionel Messi #Israel #KickingAround #Shimon Peres #Tel Aviv #Israeli President
Israel's president calls for return to peace talks

May 27, 2013

Israel's president calls for return to peace talks

Israel's president has urged Israeli and Palestinian leaders to overcome differences and resume peace negotiations, saying the sides could not afford "to lose this opportunity." #World #NewsTracker #World Economic Forum #Benjamin Netanyahu #Mahmoud Abbas #Shimon Peres #Palestinians #John Kerry

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Israel's president calls for return to peace talks

Aug 14, 2014

Cuomo Tours Tunnel Built By Hamas

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo accompanied former Israeli President Shimon Peres on a visit to an underground, concrete-lined tunnel that was constructed by Hamas to infiltrate Israel...
Israel's president calls for return to peace talks

Aug 14, 2014

Cuomo tours tunnels along Israel-Gaza border

EIN HASHLOSHA, Israel -- Traveling in armored military vehicles, Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo and a New York delegation ventured Thursday to within 500 meters of the security fence dividing Israel and Gaza to get a firsthand tour of underground tunnels recen... #Israel #Jerusalem #Hamas #Shimon Peres #Andrew Cuomo #Sheldon Silver #Moshe Ya'alon #Dean Skelos #Jeff Klein #Gaza Strip #Nir Barkat
Israel's president calls for return to peace talks

Aug 13, 2014

Movie News: Golden Age Movie Star Lauren Bacall Dies at 89

NEW YORK – She had it all. Just like Bogie and, well, her. Lauren “Betty” Bacall accidentally became a movie actress, but that accident led to stardom, two marriages to famous actors and a long life of award winning performances. The 89-year-old star... #Hollywood #Humphrey Bogart #Howard Hawks #Tony Awards #Lauren Bacall #Time Warner Home Video #Jason Robards #Key Largo #Shimon Peres