Ariel Sharon

A man mourns next to the flower-covered grave of late Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon, at the family farm near Sderot, southern Israel, Monday, Jan. 13, 2014. (AP Photo/Ariel Schalit)

Israel’s Sharon laid to rest in military funeral

JERUSALEM (AP) — Ariel Sharon was laid to rest Monday at his ranch in southern Israel as the nation bid a final farewell to one of its most colorful and influential leaders — a man […]

01/13/2014

In this May 16, 2004 photo, Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon pauses during a news conference in his Jerusalem office regarding education reform. (AP Photo/Oded Balilty, File)

Body of Israel’s Ariel Sharon to lie in state

  JERUSALEM (AP) — The body of Ariel Sharon, Israel’s hard-charging former prime minister and general will be brought to Israel’s parliament in Jerusalem where it will lie in state. The Prime Minister’s office said […]

01/12/2014

In this May 16, 2004 photo, Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon pauses during a news conference in his Jerusalem office regarding education reform. (AP Photo/Oded Balilty, File)

Leaders, others react to the death of Ariel Sharon

Here is a selection of reactions from world leaders and others to the death of former Israel Prime Minister Ariel Sharon, who was both admired and despised for his bold style and hard-driving tactics. ___ […]

01/11/2014

Ariel Sharon

Report: Ariel Sharon’s health worsens

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli media are reporting that the condition of comatose former Prime Minister Ariel Sharon has taken a turn for the worse. Channel 10 TV said Sharon’s medical condition deteriorated Wednesday. It said […]

01/01/2014

Ariel Sharon

Israel’s comatose Sharon shows brain activity

JERUSALEM (AP) — Seven years after a massive stroke removed him from office and left him in a vegetative state, former Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon is able to process information and has exhibited “robust activity” in his brain, according to doctors.

01/28/2013

Today in History, September 28 (video)

Highlights of this day in history: Ariel Sharon visits Jerusalem’s Temple Mount; The American Revolution’s last battle begins; William the Conqueror invades England; First round-the-world flight ends; Jazz great Miles Davis dies.

09/28/2012

French probe deepens confusion over Arafat death

JERUSALEM (AP) – A French murder probe into the death of Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat prompted an Israeli denial of responsibility on Wednesday and renewed doubts that Palestinians would stick to a halfhearted pledge to […]

08/29/2012

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