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2005-12-05 15:48:38

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon plans to name veteran peacemaker Shimon Peres as minister of peace affairs if his new centrist party wins a March parliamentary election, Israel Radio said on Monday.

2005-12-05 12:32:18

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon plans to name veteran peacemaker Shimon Peres as minister of peace affairs if his new centrist party wins a March parliamentary election, Israel Radio said on Monday.

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.

2005-11-08 15:49:48

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon may break away from his rightist Likud and form a new political party after a crisis with hardliners who opposed the Gaza pullout, a television report said on Tuesday.

2005-09-27 01:15:34

By Jonathan Saul TEL AVIV (Reuters) - Prime Minister Ariel Sharon triumphed over rival Benjamin Netanyahu on Monday in a make-or-break Likud vote that had threatened his grip on Israel's ruling party after a Gaza pullout.

2005-09-27 00:44:05

TEL AVIV (Reuters) - Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon triumphed in a Likud party vote on Monday, stalling a leadership challenge by rightist Benjamin Netanyahu, a party official said after the ballots were counted.

2005-09-27 00:41:04

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon triumphed in a Likud party vote on Monday, stalling a leadership challenge by rightist Benjamin Netanyahu, Channel 2 TV said after the ballots were counted.

2005-09-26 14:10:50

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon stalled a leadership challenge by rightist Benjamin Netanyahu in a Likud party vote on Monday, an exit poll showed.

2005-09-22 02:24:38

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon would comfortably win re-election if he formed a new party in the event he lost a Likud leadership battle to rightist rival Benjamin Netanyahu, a poll showed on Thursday.

2005-09-21 08:45:25

By Matt Spetalnick JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israeli cabinet members urged Ariel Sharon and chief rival Benjamin Netanyahu on Wednesday to avert a showdown that could hasten the break-up of their ruling party and trigger early elections following a Gaza pullout.


Word of the Day
edulcoration
  • The act of sweetening by admixture of some saccharine substance.
The word 'edulcoration' comes from a Latin word meaning 'making sweet'.