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U.S. President Barack Obama and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu look onduring the funeral of Shimon Peres at Mount Herzl Cemetery on September 30, 2016 in Jerusalem, Israel. World leaders and dignitaries from 70 countries attended tthe state funeral of Israel's ninth president, Shimon Peres, in Jerusalem on Friday, after …

Pictures/Video: World Leaders Gather in Jerusalem to Farewell Shimon Peres

World leaders, dignitaries and royalty from 70 countries attended the state funeral of Israel’s ninth president, Shimon Peres, in Jerusalem on Friday. They joined thousands of Israelis and Peres family members to pay their last respects to the Nobel Peace Prize winner who died aged 93 on Wednesday.

Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas (C) sits alongside European Council President Donald Tusk (L) and Romanian President Klaus Iohannis at Jerusalem's Mount Herzl national cemetery during the funeral of former Israeli president Shimon Peres on September 30, 2016. / AFP / POOL / ABIR SULTAN (Photo credit should read ABIR SULTAN/AFP/Getty …

Palestinian president, Netanyahu Shake Hands at Peres Funeral

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu shook hands and exchanged brief words at the funeral on Friday of Shimon Peres, the former Israeli leader who won international acclaim for peacemaking with the Palestinians.

JERUSALEM, ISRAEL - SEPTEMBER 29: Israeli workers prepare a Picture of former Israeli President Shimon Peres into the Knesset, Israel's Parliament, on September 29, 2016 in Jerusalem, Israel. Peres was hospitalized in the Sheba Medical Centre on Tuesday, September 13, 2016, after suffering a stroke, and passed away last night …

Israel Preps for Arrival of 80 World Leaders for Peres Funeral

Police on Wednesday issued hasty traffic notifications across Jerusalem as security services prepared for the arrival of dozens of foreign heads of state, ministers and public figures making their way to Israel to attend the funeral ceremony in the capital on Friday of former president Shimon Peres, who died early Wednesday morning at the age of 93.