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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
Israel's president calls for return to peace talks

Sep 04, 2014

Israel's Peres pitches "UN of Religions" to pope

VATICAN CITY (AP) -- Retired Israeli President Shimon Peres has proposed a new global peace initiative to Pope Francis: A "United Nations of Religions," give...
Israel's president calls for return to peace talks

Sep 04, 2014

Israel's Peres pitches "UN of Religions" to pope

(AP) -- Retired Israeli President Shimon Peres has proposed a new global peace initiative to Pope Francis: A "United Nations of Religions," given that most wars today have religious, not nationalistic, undercurrents. The Vatican said Peres pitched th... #Mahmoud Abbas #United Nations #Shimon Peres #Gaza Strip
Israel's president calls for return to peace talks

Sep 16, 2014

Shimon Peres, former prime minister of Israel, to speak at Colgate

Following speech, Peres will be interviewed on stage by Bob Woodruf... #Bob Woodruff #Shimon Peres