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Israeli media: Former Israeli President Shimon Peres dies

Posted at 10:45 PM, Sep 27, 2016
and last updated 2016-09-27 22:46:01-04

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli news website YNet is reporting that Former Israeli President Shimon Peres, a Nobel Peace Prize laureate and elder statesman of Israeli politics, has died. He was 93.

Peres' condition worsened following a major stroke two weeks ago.

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