26 September 2012 09:35 AM
Leaving the house on Yom Kippur, the first thing that one notices is the silence – there are no cars on the roads, no telephones ring, the television and radio broadcasts are non-existent. Israel itself is cut off from the outside world, the airport is shut down, the borders are closed and the checkpoints into the West Bank remain sealed off.
20 September 2012 12:00 AM
World Bank urges donors to act urgently and calls on Israel to remove trade barriers in the West Bank
17 May 2012 12:00 AM
Villagers face eviction from a bitterly contested border area that was designated as a military zone
11 May 2012 12:00 AM
International outcry as Palestinians protesting against policy of detention without charge near death
09 May 2012 12:00 AM
Dramatic agreement with centrist Kadima party keeps hawkish Israeli PM in power until late 2013
08 May 2012 12:00 AM
Israel's security services are calling for the punitive demolition of the family homes of two Palestinian men who murdered several members of a Jewish settler family more than a year ago.
05 May 2012 12:00 AM
The brother of the man who murdered the Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin walked free yesterday after 16-and-a-half years in jail for being an accomplice, declaring that he was "proud" of what he did.
04 May 2012 12:00 AM
An early election date could have implications for the timing of any pre-emptive strike on Iran
02 May 2012 12:00 AM
Former foreign minister Tzipi Livni announced her resignation from Israel's parliament yesterday with a withering attack against the current leadership, warning that its policies had placed Israel's existence as a Jewish and democratic state "in mortal danger".
25 April 2012 12:00 AM
Israel has legalised three outposts in a move that critics say effectively establishes the first new Jewish settlements on occupied Palestinian land in more than 20 years.
Over 50,000 families shipped out of London boroughs in the past three years due to welfare cuts and soaring rents
EU asylum policy is 'a direct threat to our civilisation', says Nigel Farage
The Rothschild Libel: Why has it taken 200 years for an anti-Semitic slur that emerged from the Battle of Waterloo to be dismissed?
General Election 2015: UK will be 'run for the wealthy and powerful' if Tories retain power, Labour warns
In defence of liberal democracy
Schools forced to act as 'miniature welfare states' with teachers buying underwear and even haircuts for poor pupils
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