Alistair Dawber is The Independent’s Jerusalem correspondent. The paper’s former foreign editor and deputy foreign editor, Alistair joined The Independent in 2008 as a business correspondent. He is a Liverpool fan, in exile
14 May 2013 12:00 AM
13 May 2013 04:10 PM
The Hamas government in Gaza has proclaimed as a success its month-long campaign to crackdown on collaborators with Israel, adding that those that admitted to the charge are now enjoying the guarantees offered by the Islamist government at the beginning of the programme.
Embarrassment for Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu after it is revealed he asked for bedroom to be specially fitted on plane he used to travel to Margaret Thatcher’s funeral
13 May 2013 09:36 AM
Benjamin Netanyahu, the Israeli Prime Minister, is facing embarrassment after it was revealed that he asked for a bedroom to be specially fitted to the plane he used to travel to Margaret Thatcher’s funeral last month.
We need to review security for Jews in the West Bank, says Israel’s Economy Minister Naftali Bennett
10 May 2013 02:01 PM
Israel’s right wing Economy Minister Naftali Bennett says he plans to submit a plan to his colleagues on reviewing security for Jews in the West Bank after claiming that the situation has deteriorated in recent months.
10 May 2013 01:41 PM
AQ Khan, the mastermind of Pakistan’s nuclear weapons programme, has denied any involvement in similar programmes in North Korea and Iran, insisting that the two states have acquired any knowledge in the field from Western sources.
09 May 2013 01:56 PM
Hope earlier in the week that a decision to freeze the construction of new Israeli settler homes in the occupied West Bank could renew the moribund peace process were dealt a blow earlier today when it transpired that permission had been granted to build nearly 300 new houses close to the Palestinian administrative capital, Ramallah.
Leading Palestinian religious leader Grand Mufti of Jerusalem arrested for 'encouraging religious disturbances'
08 May 2013 02:35 PM
Chairs were thrown at a group of Jews touring the Temple Mount, according to police
07 May 2013 05:40 PM
Move was key demand of Palestinians as precursor to any renewed peace talks
07 May 2013 04:19 PM
The latest chapter in the saga in the case of 'Prisoner X' - the former Mossad agent who killed himself in Israel's highest security prison - has revealed that he botched a mission to recover the bodies of three Israeli servicemen from Lebanon, a move that led to the imprisonment one of the Jewish state's prized security assets.
07 May 2013 02:43 PM
Syria's President Bashar al-Assad has said that his country's military is capable of facing Israel, despite the country's bloody civil war, in his first comments since Israel launched as many as three large attacks on targets inside Syria at the weekend.
Pope Francis declares evolution and Big Bang theory are real and God is not 'a magician with a magic wand'
Huge surge in Ukip support after EU funding row, according to new poll
Ukip ‘exploiting grooming scandal’ to secure party’s first police chief
Nigel Farage: 'There’s nothing wrong with white people blacking up'
Muslims, immigration and teenage pregnancy: British people are ignorant about almost everything
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