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
Middle East peace talks set to begin in Washington next week, says Israeli cabinet minister Silvan Shalom
25 July 2013 03:16 PM
Israeli and Palestinian negotiators could sit down for face-to-face peace talks as early as next Tuesday, according to an Israeli cabinet minister.
24 July 2013 09:23 AM
He's famous for singing ‘You Gotta Get Outta This Place’ - now he's not turning up at all
23 July 2013 09:23 AM
Activist says company 'supports occupation' and the Palestinian Authority is violating its own laws by allowing store opening to go ahead
21 July 2013 07:15 PM
Benjamin Netanyahu used his weekly address to the Israeli cabinet today to reiterate his promise that any eventual peace deal with the Palestinians would be put to a referendum.
US brokers deal on fresh talks for Middle-East peace as Israel promises release of Palestinian 'political prisoners'
20 July 2013 06:11 PM
Prisoner releases by Israel and Palestinian soft-pedalling at the UN among concessions intended to lead to direct negotiations
19 July 2013 11:34 AM
Breakthrough comes after frantic day of negotiations
18 July 2013 03:00 PM
PLO executive committee had been expected to rubber stamp approval
17 July 2013 09:07 AM
United Nations officials say war crimes and crimes against humanity are 'the rule' in Syria today
16 July 2013 01:06 PM
One official described the measure as 'earthquake' for EU-Israeli relations
15 July 2013 11:32 AM
Israel's prime minister told the US television network CBS that Iran is getting “closer and closer to the bomb”
Rochester by-election: Ukip gains second MP as Tory defector Mark Reckless holds seat
'Beast of Bolsover' Dennis Skinner takes Ukip MP Mark Reckless to task moments after he is sworn in
Rochester by-election: Labour MP Emily Thornberry resigns after posting white van and England flags tweet
The young are the new poor: Sharp increase in number of under-25s living in poverty, while over-65s are better off than ever
Revealed: How the world gets rich – from privatising British public services
Exclusive: UK approved £7m Israeli arms sales in six months before Gaza conflict
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