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In a rare moment of pause, Abbas and Netanyahu shake hands

It was only a brief moment, but the handshake between Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will become one of the defining moments of the Shimon Peres funeral on Friday. Peres died Wednesday at the age of 93. Direct encounters between the two leaders are so rare that their last meeting in 2015 was […]
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