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Ariel Sharon, former Israeli PM, dies at 85

Ariel Sharon, former Israeli PM, dies at 85

Ariel Sharon, former Israeli PM, dies at 85

In this Oct. 21, 1998 file photo, Isr...


JERUSALEM — Ariel Sharon, the hard-charging Israeli general and prime minister who was admired and hated for his battlefield exploits and ambitions to reshape the Middle East, died Saturday, eight years after a stroke left him in a coma from which he never awoke. He was 85.


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