Israeli Arabs, Palestinians & Palestinian extremists will always respect Sharon. Not because he was a thief. In the Middle East everybody is a thief. So was Arafat. Sharon will be respected for he did what only Rabin could dream of. Sharon gave up Gaza and sooner than later will give up all the West Bank. It's true only the Likud can, and Sharon created the Likud from a bunch of wastrel minor political parties.
Yemen's Houthi rebels commit to peace plan in letter to UN chief, BBC reports (Haaretz)
from the article: The Rabin state