DEBKAfile was founded by a team of journalists in June 2000 as an independent Internet Web site, providing an intelligence and security news service. September 30, 2016, 1:15 PM (IDT)
World lealders gathered in Jerusalem Friday, Sept. 30, for the funeral of Shimon Peres, twice prime minister, minister in 12 governments and member of the Knesset for half a century, Peres crowned his long career as Israel’s ninth president from 2007 to 2014. He died aged 93, the last of Israel's founding fathers..
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