The White House criticized Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon today for accusing the United States of appeasing Palestinians in its effort to include Arab nations in its anti-terrorism coalition.
Hard-liner Ariel Sharon took office as Prime Minister of Israel.
Hard-liner Ariel Sharon has declared victory in Israel's special election for prime minister, following incumbent Ehud Barak's concession.
With right-wing rival Ariel Sharon set to challenge him in early elections, embattled Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Barak offered to recognize a Palestinian state, but avoided the Jerusalem question.
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