Peres set to win Labor elections

Wednesday, November 09, 2005 | 
Former Israeli Prime Minister Shimon Peres is expected to win today’s election for leader of the dovish Labor Party. It would be the first victory for Peres since he was elected Labor leader 17 years ago. Peres won the Nobel Peace Prize as the architect of the Oslo Accords with the late Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat. And even though Oslo collapsed in a wave of Palestinian terror, Peres has remained a top player in Israeli politics. At 82, he's the comeback kid!

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