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
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.
'This is not a declaration of war': Israel seeks to reassure Syria over airstrikes that reportedly killed at least 42
06 May 2013 02:13 PM
The Jewish state has sought to persuade the Syrian government that the attacks - which reportedly killed 42 - were not designed to weaken Bashar al-Assad’s position
'Google is jeopardising the Middle East peace process': Israel’s deputy foreign minister Zeev Elkin hits out at search engine's 'Palestine' homepage decision
06 May 2013 01:36 PM
Zeev Elkin attacked the company’s decision to change the homepage labelling from ‘Palestinian Territories’ to ‘Palestine’
04 May 2013 12:00 AM
The 'scroungers’ fight back: The welfare claimants battling to alter stereotypes
Arizona execution lasts two hours as killer Joseph Wood left 'snorting and gasping' for air
Malaysia Airlines MH17 crash: Ukrainian military jet was flying close to passenger plane before it was shot down, says Russian officer
Malaysia Airlines MH17 crash: Massive rise in sale of British arms to Russia
Malaysia Airlines MH17 crash: victims’ bodies bundled in black bags and loaded onto trains
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