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Ariel Sharon: Israel Says Final Goodbye

Israel’s 11th Prime Minister, Ariel Sharon was eulogized Monday as “real leader”, a fighter and a “pragmatic politician.” Speaking during the 90-minute memorial in front of the Knesset parliament building, U.S. Vice President Joseph Biden said the former Israeli leader always acted in confidence even though some of his actions were controversial. Biden said “he seemed never in doubt” and …

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Ariel Sharon, Former Israeli Prime Minister, Dead

Former Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon has died at the age of 85. He spent the past eight years in a coma after suffering a severe stroke. Sharon was both loved and hated in Israel for his efforts in reshaping the Middle East. He will be remembered as both a political figure and a battlefield general who, despite his critics, …

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