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Tuesday, September 02, 2014, 4:22 a.m.

Israel’s Sharon dead at 85 after 8-year coma

Ariel Sharon, the Israeli warrior and former prime minister as famous for his ferocity in battling Arabs as for his turnaround decision to evacuate settlers and soldiers from the Gaza Strip, died Saturday. He was 85.

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  • Headline: Israel’s Sharon dead at 85 after 8-year coma
  • Publication: Front Section, Pages 1 on 01/12/2014
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