Ariel Sharon Israeli Prime Minister Laid to Rest

Ariel Sharon Israeli Prime Minister Laid to Rest

Ariel Sharon, the former Israeli Prime Minister, was laid to rest Monday morning. Sharon had been in a vegetative coma since 2005, and was officially pronounced dead Saturday at age 85. Thousands attended the funeral services, including high-profile leaders Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and U.S. Vice President Joe Biden. In a sign of respect, […]

Ariel Sharon Death Sparks Controversy [video]

Ariel Sharon Death Sparks Controversy [video]

Former Israeli prime minister Ariel Sharon’s death sparks controversy causing mixed emotions to surface. To countless Israelis Sharon was hailed a heroic warrior but to many Palestinians he was considered a murderer who was responsible for at least 800 deaths in Lebanon refugee camps. Sharon would have turned 86 next month but he died on […]

Ariel Sharon, Prime Minister of Israel, Dead After Eight-Year Coma

Ariel Sharon, Prime Minister of Israel, Dead After Eight-Year Coma

Officials at an Israeli hospital said Thursday that Ariel Sharon, the former Prime Minister of Israel, was in grave to serious condition. Israeli Army Radio reported Saturday that Sharon is dead at age 85, after being in an eight-year coma. Sharon was a leader of Israeli military and political operations for half a century. He […]