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Former Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon dies - ASHARQ AL-AWSAT English Archive 2005 -2017
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epa04018793 CORRECTION epa04015886 A handout photograph supplied by the Israeli Ministry of Defense on 11 January 2014 shows a young General Ariel (Arik) Sharon (2-L) with his head wrapped in a bandage as he speaks with with Defense Minister Moshe Dayan (R) and other unidentified army officers while on a boat on the Suex Canal in October 1973. Sharon was wounded on his head when he collided with a tank turret in the Egyptian Sinai campaign. Former Israeli Prime Minister Sharon, who had been in a coma after suffering a stroke and brain haemorrhage on 04 January 2006 while campaigning for re-election, died on 11 January 2014 at the age 85. EPA/MINISTRY OF DEFENSE/HANDOUT HANDOUT EDITORIAL USE ONLY/NO SALES EPA/MINISTRY OF DEFENSE/HANDOUT CAPTION CORRECTION: CORRECTING DATE HANDOUT EDITORIAL USE ONLY/NO SALES