Headstone unveiled at Peres grave

The unveiling took place at Jerusalem's Mount Herzl national cemetery and was attended by Israel's Prime Minister, Banjamin NetanyahuIsrael unveiled Friday a headstone at the grave of ex-president and Nobel Peace Prize winner Shimon Peres who died last month, at a ceremony attended by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. The unveiling, which took place at Jerusalem's Mount Herzl national cemetery and was also attended by President Reuven Rivlin, is a ceremony held in line with Jewish tradition 30 days after a person's death. Peres was buried on September 30, two days after he died aged 93 following a major stroke, and a long list of world leaders including US President Barack Obama attended his funeral.


‘Stirring times’

Sixty years after the Israeli invasion of Egypt during the Suez Crisis, Jennifer Boyle recalls her experience as a young secretary at the British Embassy in Cairo.