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Death of Israel’s Peres: He won a Nobel prize but his Middle East peace dream remained elusive

Israel's elder statesman won world acclaim as a symbol of hope in a region long plagued by war fuelled by deep religious and political divisions.

Peres blasts Israeli extremists as tensions escalate

Israel's president says the country's ultra-orthodox minority is threatening national values, following attacks on "immodestly dressed" schoolgirls.

Nuke talks ‘above Pik Botha’s pay-grade’

A US academic told the <em>M&G</em> on Tuesday that Pik Botha would not have known about discussions with the Israel regarding nuclear weapons.

Israel denies ‘nuclear exchange’ talks with SA

Israel never "negotiated the exchange" of nuclear weapons with South Africa, President Shimon Peres said on Monday.

Snipers and roadblocks: Middle East on Bush alert

Snipers patrolling rooftops, streets and entire city blocks sealed off and thousands of police and soldiers on duty -- Israel and the Palestinian Authority are going on full alert for United States President George Bush's visit. For weeks, Israeli and Palestinian officials have grappled with how to ensure the safety of the leader of the world's sole superpower.

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National Science and Technology Forum

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