Shimon Peres

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The Human Factor review – bearhugs and murder: Bill Clinton’s Middle East peace deal in gripping detail
This rigorous and nailbiting documentary examines the US president’s failure to facilitate an agreement between Palestinians and Israelis in the 1990s

Cath Clarke

19, May, 2021 @12:00 PM

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Yitzhak Rabin: ‘He never knew it was one of his people who shot him in the back’
Twenty-five years after the death of the Israeli prime minister, those who were there recall the night two bullets altered the destiny of two nations

Jonathan Freedland

31, Oct, 2020 @9:00 AM

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Fidel Castro’s shrinking guest list and other controversial funerals
The list of western leaders not attending the Cuban leader’s send-off is looking more notable than those who will. But his is not the only ceremony to spark controversy …

Homa Khaleeli

29, Nov, 2016 @2:06 PM

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Shimon Peres funeral: Obama evokes ‘unfinished business’ of peace talks
US president delivers eulogy for ‘last of the founding generation’ as leaders gather for burial of former Israeli leader

Peter Beaumont in Jerusalem

30, Sep, 2016 @10:08 AM

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Mahmoud Abbas plans to attend Shimon Peres funeral in Jerusalem
Some Fatah members oppose president’s decision aimed at sending message that ‘Palestinians are for peace’

Peter Beaumont in Jerusalem

29, Sep, 2016 @4:58 PM

Barack Obama and Prince Charles to attend Shimon Peres funeral
Bill Clinton and François Hollande also to go to ceremony for Israeli statesman in Jerusalem on Friday

Peter Beaumont in Jerusalem

28, Sep, 2016 @8:57 PM

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What do you think Shimon Peres' legacy will be?
As one of Israel’s defining political figures and a Nobel peace prize laureate, we’d like to hear what you think Peres’ legacy will be

28, Sep, 2016 @9:53 AM

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As a peacemaker, Shimon Peres never won over the Israeli public | Anshel Pfeffer
Although a hawk in his early career, his later attempts to forge peace deals with Israel’s neighbours didn’t equate to electoral success or stand the test of time

Anshel Pfeffer

28, Sep, 2016 @8:48 AM

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Shimon Peres, Nobel winner and giant of Israeli politics, dies at 93
Leading political figure served twice as prime minister, once as president and won Nobel peace prize

Peter Beaumont in Jerusalem

28, Sep, 2016 @8:24 AM

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Shimon Peres dies: global reaction to former Israeli leader's death – latest
One of Israel’s defining political figures and a Nobel peace prize laureate dies at the age of 93, two weeks after having a stroke. Follow the latest updates here.

Bonnie Malkin (earlier) and Ben Doherty (now)

28, Sep, 2016 @6:19 AM

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Shimon Peres obituary
Last surviving member of Israel’s founding generation of politicians, he served as president, prime minister and foreign minister

Lawrence Joffe

28, Sep, 2016 @4:20 AM

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Former Israeli president Shimon Peres 'fighting for his life'
Key architect of Oslo peace accords and Nobel peace prize winner had suffered a massive stroke two weeks ago

Peter Beaumont in Jerusalem

27, Sep, 2016 @4:31 PM

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