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VIDEO: How Arab and Western media reacted to the death of Shimon Peres

The stark contrast in Arabic and English language headlines - even from the same media outlets - was very telling
Former Israeli Prime Minister Shimon Peres talks during a presentation of his biography book in Tel Aviv on 21 March, 2006 (Reuters/Goran Tomasevic/Files)

Former Israeli President and Prime Minister Shimon Peres was a controversial figure - a fact reflected in the Arabic and English language headlines on his death on Wednesday.

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