• Correction: Algeria-Oil Prices story

    ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — In a story Sept. 29 about OPEC’s deal to curb oil production, The Associated Press misspelled the Algerian energy minister’s name. It is Noureddine Boutarfa, not Bouarfaa.

  • In this Oct. 1996 file photo, Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak, right, shakes hands with former Israeli Prime Minister Shimon Peres at the Sharm el Sheikh resort in the Sinai peninsula for talks on the Middle East peace process. Israel’s Shimon Peres was widely admired around the world as a peacemaker and visionary but the view in the Arab world, which greeted his Sept. 28, 2016 death mostly with silence, was more complex: memories linger of another Peres  who waged war in Lebanon in 1996, organized Israel's secretive nuclear deterrent, and even supported the West Bank Jewish settler movement in the 1970s. (AP Photo/ Mohamed El-Dakhakhny, File)

    Arabs greet Peres death with silence and animosity

    JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel’s Shimon Peres was widely admired around the world as a peacemaker and visionary, but the view in the Arab world was more complex: Memories linger of another Peres, who built up Israel’s military might, waged war in Lebanon and promoted policies seen as harmful to the Palestinians.