Shimon Peres

By IndepthAfrica
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Jul 28th, 2014
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By Arthur Simuchoba 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. His most recent public appearance and pictures released by his office, intended to stem increasing spec...
By IAfrica
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Jul 7th, 2014
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Not once did I picture the president in the presence of Shimon Peres seeping kosher wine and laughing in chivalry. Nor did I envision him and his wife enjoying the serenity and basking in the ambience of Tel Aviv by the Mediterranean. I tried to visualize him touring Jerusalem, but not in the state h...
By IndepthAfrica
In Djibouti
Mar 15th, 2013
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The Organization for the Memory of Jews who perished in Sudan on their Way to Zion, a group representing Ethiopian Jews who were brought to Israel during 1984’s Operation Moses rescue, has filed a petition with Israel’s High Court of Justice demanding that the state pay compensation to those Jews bec...
By IndepthAfrica
In Djibouti
Mar 13th, 2013
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Yityish Aynaw, first Ethiopian-born to win pageant invited to dine at Peres’s house; cites as hero Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Miss Israel Yityish Aynaw Photo: Marc Israel Sellem/The Jerusalem Post Newly crowned Miss Israel Yityish Aynaw was invited by US President Obama’s staff of his upc...
By IndepthAfrica
In Middle East
Nov 20th, 2012
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By Robert Spencer The Jerusalem Post reported Monday that “Israel agreed to briefly hold off on sending ground forces into Gaza to allow time for cease-fire efforts to continue.” Meanwhile, Hamas top dog Khaled Mashaal demanded that Israel initiate a cease-fire if it wants a truce, and even claimed t...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
May 24th, 2012
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PM: We will soon begin sending infiltrators back to their countries of origin; Peres: Hatred of foreigners contradicts foundations of Judaism; dozens demonstrate in south Tel Aviv, Jerusalem against anti-foreigner violence. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu promised on Thursday that his government wo...
By IndepthAfrica
In Middle East
Apr 5th, 2012
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The Israeli left is dead. It’s politically dead, conceptually dead and brain dead. But like the fabled Norwegian blue parrot, there is an industry dedicated to assuring us that it’s still alive and well, just pining for the peace process. The left in Israel is one of the few in the world to exist on ...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Jan 22nd, 2012
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New Generation Emboldened To Protest Racism in Israel Nathan Jeffay Covering the shabby concrete storefronts in this small Israeli town are graffiti messages expressing the anger some Ethiopians feel over what they see as racism. An unemployed Ethiopian immigrant waiting at the bus terminal says he h...
By benim
In East Africa
Nov 16th, 2011
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Mogadishu – A spokesperson for the Somali militant group al-Shabaab said that Kenya’s prime minister recently visited Israel to seek assistance in “destroying Muslim people and their religion.” Sheik Ali Mohamud Rage on Tuesday also warned Kenya that it still has a chance to w...
By benim
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Apr 27th, 2011
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Dozens of protesters gathered in front of the Israeli embassy in Cairo on Wednesday demanding Egypt sever ties with and end gas exports to the Jewish state. Massed on a bridge next to the high-rise building where the embassy is located, they chanted: “the people demand the cancellation of norma...