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
04 August 2013 06:54 PM
Barcelona footballer Lionel Messi placed a wish in Jerusalem’s Western Wall today as he and his team-mates completed a two-day “peace tour” of Israel and the West Bank that included a training clinic for young Palestinians in Hebron and meetings with the Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in Jerusalem.
04 August 2013 06:53 PM
Israel’s cabinet today approved a new national priorities plan, which will see preferential funding going to outposts in the occupied West Bank, which just a few months ago, even the Israel government considered to be illegal.
02 August 2013 06:48 PM
There is little that is more quintessentially British than the proms, but on Thursday the Royal Albert Hall will hear a youth orchestra from the Occupied Territories, which has been asked to perform alongside Nigel Kennedy. The Palestine Strings travelled to London today.
31 July 2013 03:50 PM
Israel could be about to embark on a major building project in West Bank settlements, just a day after the US Secretary of State, John Kerry, announced that peace talks between the Israelis and Palestinians were back on track.
29 July 2013 04:50 PM
British-born Mr Indyk served as America’s ambassador in Tel Aviv between 1995 and 1997
28 July 2013 07:53 PM
How one charity is sending British children to Israel for an education in genocide that they can take home
28 July 2013 08:55 AM
Netanyahu's 'tough decision for the good of the country' faces opposition even within his party
28 July 2013 12:00 AM
World View: The fledgling US Secretary of State's surprising progress towards Israeli-Palestinian talks has made him a hero... for now at least
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
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