Shimon Peres: 1923-2016
Shimon Peres, former president of Israel, who died at the age of 93 years has been laid to rest. The Polish- born Israeli statesman was the ninth president of Israel, serving from 2007 till 2014.
Shimon Peres, man of war, died for peace
Shimon Peres, Israel’s former Prime Minister and President, passed on during the week at the age of 93. This is after many years of fruitful service to his country and to the world.
Obama talks of 'unfinished business of peace' at Peres funeral
US President Barack Obama said Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas's presence at Shimon Peres's funeral on Friday was a reminder of the "unfinished business of peace."
World leaders bid farewell to 20th-century 'giant' Peres
World leaders bid farewell to Israeli elder statesman and Nobel Peace laureate Shimon Peres at his funeral in Jerusalem Friday, with US President Barack Obama hailing him as a giant of the 20th century.
Peres's death brings Israelis together to say goodbye
Thousands braved tight security and streamed into a plaza outside Israel's parliament Thursday to have a few seconds to bow, pray and take a picture before the flag-draped coffin of ex-president Shimon Peres.
Bill Clinton pays last respects to Peres lying in state
Former US president Bill Clinton paid last respects to Israel's Shimon Peres on Thursday as the body of the Nobel Peace Prize winner lay in state outside the country's parliament.
Putin praises Israel's Peres for 'courage and patriotism'
Russian President Vladimir Putin hailed former Israeli statesman Shimon Peres, who died on Wednesday at the age of 93, for his "courage and patriotism".
US presidents hail legacy of Peres: 'genius with a big heart'
President Barack Obama hailed Israeli elder statesman Shimon Peres, who died Wednesday, as a friend who refused to give up on the dream of peace, while former president Bill Clinton called him "a genius with a big heart."