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Little mourning for Shimon Peres in Arab world

Mourned internationally as a peacemaker, Israeli ex-president Shimon Peres's death has met with official silence in most Arab countries, where public opinion vilified the Nobel laureate as a "war criminal". Of the 21 Arab states, only two -- Egypt and Jordan -- have full diplomatic relations with Israel. Even in those countries, the legacy of their destructive wars with Israel and its policies towards Palestinians continue to influence public opinion.
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