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Grapevine: Happy birthday, Mr. (former) president

Blair is only one of many international dignitaries who will be beating a path to the former president's door.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

The Times of Israel

As chapter closes, Shimon Peres hailed by normally divided Knesset

In the midst of a grinding war in Gaza, a sometimes near-empty Knesset gallery was packed last week for an uplifting moment: what probably was the final political act of Israel's elder statesman.

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Ynetnews

Peres: Give Gaza back to Abbas, end the war

After visiting wounded IDF soldiers on Wednesday morning, former president Shimon Peres called on the cabinet to end the Gaza operation.

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Arutz Sheva Israel News

Shimon Peres: I Have Never Seen the Nation So Unified

Former Israeli President, Shimon Peres, visited wounded soldiers hospitalized at Soroka Hospital and said that Gaza should be returned to Mahmoud Abbas.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

Harry's Place

Hamas, Qatar and the West

In 2012, then Qatari Emir Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani became the first head of state to visit Gaza since Hamas seized power there in a bloody 2007 battle with Fatah.

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OpEdNews

Recruiting to Kill -- It Is Not Just an Israeli War on Gaza

US Secretary of State John Kerry meets with Israel's President Shimon Peres in Tel Aviv on July 23, 2014 ) To some, US secretary of state John Kerry may have appeared to be a genuine peacemaker as he floated around ideas during a Cairo visit on 25 July about a ceasefire between Israel and Palestinian fighters in Gaza.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

AllAfrica.com

Zambia: Sata Sickness Opens Up Can of Worms

The health of the 77-year old Zambian President Michael Sata currently ranks among the most sensitive of issues in the country and has come to be discussed only in hushed tones.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

The Times of Israel

Pope Francis appeals for peace in Mideast

Pope Francis looks on as Israel's then-president Shimon Peres , and Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas greet each other during an evening of peace prayers in the Vatican gardens, Sunday, June 8, 2014.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

Globe and Mail

Why Hamas is winning the war

International efforts to put a stop to the 19-day-old conflict between Israel and Hamas in Gaza faltered Friday night when Israel's security cabinet unanimously rejected a draft ceasefire agreement put forward by Egypt and supported by U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon.

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Switched

HUFFPOLLSTER: Americans Are Pessimistic About Peace In The Middle East

US President Barack Obama meets with Israeli President Shimon Peres in the Oval Office of the White House on June 25, 2014 in Washington, DC.

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Instapundit

Understanding Hamas' Mainstream, Genocidal, Islamic Jew-Hatred

During a rally held on March 23, 2014, in Gaza to mark the tenth anniversary of the assassination of Hamas' founding "spiritual guide," Sheik Ahmad Yassin, Hamas Prime Minister Ismail Haniya admonished the gathered crowds to, "establish the balance of terror.

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Ynetnews

Qatar to Peres: We don't attack children and schools

Deputy Foreign Minister of Qatar, Sheikh Majeed bin Abd al-Rahman al-Thani, rejected charges from former president Shimon Peres who said that Qatar is the largest sponsor of terrorism in the world.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

The Globe and Mail

Hamas gains popularity in West Bank for stand against Israel

Two Palestinian volunteers donate blood at the blood bank of Ramallah Hospital, in the West Bank city of Ramallah, early Friday, July 25, 2014.

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Foreign Policy

The Transformation of Shimon Peres

How the last of Israel's founding fathers went from "Mr. Security" to become his country's most prominent dove.

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The Globe and Mail

Israeli shells hit UN-run Gaza school, killing at least 15

Israeli tank shells hit a compound housing a U.N. school in the Gaza Strip on Thursday, killing at least 15 people and wounding dozens who were seeking shelter from fierce clashes on the streets outside, Palestinian officials said, as Israel pressed forward with its 17-day war against the territory's Hamas rulers.

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KOLD-TV Tucson

Airline officials say Air Algerie flight crashed into river in Mali

Israel's parliament has sworn in Reuven Rivlin as the country's new president, replacing Nobel Peace laureate Shimon Peres whose term ends as Israel is fighting a war against Hamas in Gaza.

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North Korea officials ask for satirical YouTube video to be removed

The Peace Corps says it is suspending its operations in Kenya and pulling out more than 50 volunteers because of security concerns.

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WBAY-TV Green Bay

Packers Shareholder Meeting is Underway

General Manager Ted Thompson and President/CEO Mark Murphy are addressing the shareholders on everything from the team roster to the Green and Gold finances.

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Jerusalem Post

Mr. President

With the changing of the guard at the President's Residence, the switch from exiting President Shimon Peres to the newly elected Reuven Rivlin will be a dramatic one.

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WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

5 things you need to know Thursday

Check out this story on wtsp.com: http://usat.ly/1rD4SuG President-elect Reuven Rivlin will be officially sworn in by parliament Thursday succeeding Shimon Peres, a Nobel peace laureate who brought the position international prestige.

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