FILE - In this April 10, 1989 file photo, Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Shamir gestures during a news conference in Chicago. Shamir detailed some of the issues he discussed last week in his meeting with President Bush and Secretary of State James Baker III. Shamir was wrapping up a weekend visit to Chicago. Israeli media are reporting that former Prime Minister Yitzhak Shamir has died. He was 96. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netnayhau mourned Shamir's death Saturday, saying in a statement that Shamir "led Israel with a deep loyalty to the nation." (AP Photo/Charles Bennett, File)
Yitzhak Shamir, former Israeli prime minister, dies at 96
By JOEL BRINKLEY
| New York Times News Service
First Published Jun 30 2012 05:31 pm • Last Updated Jun 30 2012 05:59 pm
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