In a proclamation called 'Death of Shimon Peres', Obama ordains all U.S. flags across America and in diplomatic missions around globe to be lowered to half-staff.
The arrival of presidents and prime ministers for across the world for the funeral will officially make Peres one of the world’s great men, in the same league as Mandela.
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Shimon Peres was a relentless optimist and a tough and resourceful patriot. He sought peace for Israel's long-term security, and out of a profound compassion for the Palestinians to fulfill their destiny through statehood.
Israel’s elder statesman Shimon Peres believed security and peace went hand in hand and that 'Dimona had paved the way for Oslo.'
Both U.S. presidential candidates take time off from campaigning to mourn the passing of Shimon Peres and extol him as a man of peace.
Security & Aviation
The air force was practicing flying over mountainous terrain – the kind of exercise it used to do in Turkey.
Four experts at the Technion devise a step toward production of a quantum computer, in research recently published in the prestigious journal, Science.
Mor Shani and the Inbal dancers have created a melting pot of folk dances through the ages. While some elements of ‘Simple Dance’ fall short, overall it’s a refreshing piece, complete with violent moves bordering on the erotic.
New troops will train and advise primarily in the Mosul fight, but also serve 'to protect and expand Iraqi security forces' gains elsewhere in Iraq', U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter said.
Your guide to exhibits, tours and other attractions around Israel.
Unilever claims to have learned its lesson, and as soon as contamination was suspected the merchandise was quarantined.