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Stories with person: Shimon Peres
  • AP Interview: Peres says Israel could face an eternal war 
    Updated: Nov-02-15 12:34 pm

    JERUSALEM - Over a seven-decade career in politics, Shimon Peres has helped guide Israel through wars and existential threats. But now, with the country embroiled in a new wave of violence, the 92-year-old elder statesman worries that if its leaders do not get serious about pursuing peace with the Palestinians, it will be in an eternal state of war and risk losing its Jewish majority.

  • Israelis and Clinton pay tribute to Rabin at memorial rally story has photos
    Updated: Oct-31-15 4:37 pm

    TEL AVIV, Israel - Tens of thousands of Israelis, along with former U.S. President Bill Clinton, marked the 20th anniversary of the assassination of Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin on Saturday night, gathering in the Tel Aviv square where he was gunned down by a Jewish extremist and remembering his calls for peace.

  • 20 years later, little left of Yitzhak Rabin's peace legacy 
    Updated: Oct-30-15 9:33 am

    TEL AVIV, Israel - Twenty years after Yitzhak Rabin was gunned down by a Jewish extremist opposed to his negotiations with the Palestinians, Israel is more divided than ever over Mideast peacemaking - and the people who opposed the assassinated premier with vitriol, led by Benjamin Netanyahu, now have a firm grip on power.