President Barack Obama is set to hold talks with Israeli President Shimon Peres before presenting the longtime Mideast leader with the Medal of Freedom at a White House dinner. Peres was elected Israeli's ninth president in 2007, and his meeting with...
The president and first lady Michelle Obama host Israeli President Shimon Peres at a special White House dinner. Obama will award Peres the Presidential Medal of Freedom. "An ardent advocate for Israel's security and for peace, Shimon Peres was...
US President Barack Obama praised President Shimon Peres today as the "essence of Israel itself" as he awarded the Israeli statesman America's highest civilian honour.
President Obama will host President Shimon Peres of Israel for a series of events at the White House on Wednesday, including a presentation of the Presidential Medal of Freedom. Mitt Romney will also be in Washington, where he will speak at the...
The festive event will be attended by about 140 guests, including Clinton, Vice President Joe Biden, former president Bill Clinton, members of Peres family, and also family members of the late prime minister Yitzhak Rabin, including his daughter...
In a gala dinner held in Washington in Peres' honor, US President Barack Obama praised the Israeli president's legacy and efforts on behalf of peace. (Yitzhak Benhorin, Washington)