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June 9, 1990 | DANIEL WILLIAMS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Just hours before a sundown Friday deadline, caretaker Prime Minister Yitzhak Shamir cobbled together a new government committed to expanding Israeli settlements in the rebellious West Bank and Gaza Strip and squashing the Palestinian uprising. The combination of Shamir's Likud Party, far-right and religious groups appears to doom already flagging efforts by the Bush Administration to broker peace talks between Israel and Palestinians.
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June 9, 1990 | DANIEL WILLIAMS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Just hours before a sundown Friday deadline, caretaker Prime Minister Yitzhak Shamir cobbled together a new government committed to expanding Israeli settlements in the rebellious West Bank and Gaza Strip and squashing the Palestinian uprising. The combination of Shamir's Likud Party, far-right and religious groups appears to doom already flagging efforts by the Bush Administration to broker peace talks between Israel and Palestinians.
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November 30, 1988 | WILLIAM D. MONTALBANO, Times Staff Writer
Israel's monthlong political impasse took a major step toward resolution Tuesday as the center-left Labor Party drew close to forming a broad new coalition with the rightist Likud Party of Prime Minister Yitzhak Shamir, who has been besieged by angry American Jews. Labor's 120-member executive committee votes today on an offer accepted publicly by its two senior leaders, Foreign Minister Shimon Peres and Defense Minister Yitzhak Rabin, that would defuse the "Who is a Jew?"
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June 16, 1992 | NORMAN KEMPSTER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Perhaps the most secret task in the Bush Administration these days is icing down the champagne for use if Prime Minister Yitzhak Shamir loses Israel's June 23 election. Preparations for celebration must be done clandestinely because President Bush and Secretary of State James A. Baker III want to keep up the appearance of neutrality--even though it is no secret that they believe Shamir has frustrated U.S.
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December 21, 1988 | DANIEL WILLIAMS, Times Staff Writer
As opponents of his plan to join forces with the Labor Party jeered his every word, Israel's Prime Minister Yitzhak Shamir promised his rightist Likud Party on Tuesday that he will use the broadly based government to resist foreign pressure to come to terms with the Palestine Liberation Organization. Despite the heckling and passionate speeches against the accord, 55% of the party members voted to approve the alliance with center-left Labor early this morning.
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