Israel’s Shimon Peres in Serious Condition After Stroke

  • Nobel Peace Prize winner, 93, taken to Tel Aviv-area facility
  • Doctors say condition improving, Peres aware of surroundings

Former President of Israel Shimon Peres attends the Ambrosetti International Forum on Sept. 2, 2016 in Cernobbio near Como, Italy.

Photographer: Pier Marco Tacca/Getty Images

Shimon Peres, Israel’s former president and prime minister, remained in serious condition after suffering a stroke and brain hemorrhage, but his condition was improving, the director of the hospital treating him said.

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