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Obama Administration Denies Jerusalem Is Located in Israel

The White House press office on Friday struck out “Israel” as the country in which Jerusalem is located when distributing a transcript of President Obama’s remarks at the funeral of former Israeli Prime Minister Shimon Peres.An image of the press

Israelis gather at the Western Wall in Jerusalem's old city on June 5, 2016 with their national flags as they celebrate the Jerusalem day which marks Israel's 1967 seizure of the Palestinian-dominated eastern half of Jerusalem

Peres ‘Fighting for Life’ as Condition Worsens

Israeli ex-president and Nobel Peace Prize winner Shimon Peres has seen a serious deterioration in his health and was “fighting for his life” Tuesday after suffering a stroke earlier this month, a source close to him said.

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Israel's former president and Nobel peace laureate Shimon Peres addresses the Jerusalem Post Diplomats Conference in Jerusalem on December 11, 2014. AFP PHOTO/GALI TIBBON (Photo credit should read GALI TIBBON/AFP/Getty Images)