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2005-12-12 04:54:07

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon has widened his lead ahead of a March 28 general election, aided by defections from his former Likud party to his new centrist Kadima party, a poll found on Monday.

2005-12-11 07:01:11

By Jeffrey Heller JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israeli Defense Minister Shaul Mofaz joined Ariel Sharon's new Kadima faction on Sunday, sowing further disarray in the ruling rightist Likud Party abandoned by the prime minister in the run-up to a March general election.

2005-12-05 08:32:29

By Steven Scheer TEL AVIV (Reuters) - Prime Minister Ariel Sharon said on Monday he would not cave in to populist demands to dramatically boost welfare spending as a means to win over the electorate.

2005-12-01 08:52:49

By Jeffrey Heller TEL AVIV (Reuters) - Israel's Ariel Sharon, buoyed in the polls after forming a new party for a March election, pledged on Thursday to seek peace with the Palestinians but stood firm on keeping many West Bank settlements.

2005-11-30 17:00:59

TEL AVIV (Reuters) - Veteran Israeli statesman Shimon Peres announced on Wednesday he was throwing his support behind Prime Minister Ariel Sharon in March elections and ending his own political activity in the Labor Party.

2005-11-30 10:47:47

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israel's ruling Likud party, which has dominated Israeli politics for much of the past three decades, will sink to its weakest level in March's general election, an opinion poll showed on Wednesday.

2005-11-29 17:07:46

By Jeffrey Heller JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Veteran statesman Shimon Peres will announce on Wednesday he is leaving the Labor Party to back Ariel Sharon in Israel's March election, without formally joining the prime minister's new party, Channel 10 TV said.

2005-11-29 15:03:25

By Jeffrey Heller JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Veteran statesman Shimon Peres will announce on Wednesday he is leaving the Labour Party to back Ariel Sharon in Israel's March election, without formally joining the prime minister's new party, Channel 10 TV said.

2005-11-28 14:18:04

By Allyn Fisher-Ilan JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israeli elder statesman Shimon Peres may leave the Labor Party that ousted him as its leader and join Prime Minister Ariel Sharon's new centrist list, a spokesman for Peres said on Monday.

2005-11-28 15:38:12

By Allyn Fisher-Ilan JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israeli elder statesman Shimon Peres may leave the Labour Party that ousted him as its leader and join Prime Minister Ariel Sharon's new centrist list, a spokesman for Peres said on Monday.


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  • A gift; a largess; a gratuity; a present; a dole.
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