There will be a state memorial service for the former prime minister tomorrow before he is buried in a private ceremony at his ranch
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Thursday 04 March 2010
Thursday 25 February 2010
Your obituary of General Alexander Haig (23 February) omits his role in the Israeli invasion of the Lebanon in June 1982, writes Edward Pearce. In their book Israel's Lebanon War Ze'ev Schiff and Ehud Ya'ari describe Ariel Sharon's call upon the Secretary of State in May. He wanted assent for a full-dress invasion and "his remarks were studded with with innuendos about two objectives that the Israeli Cabinet had not approved for the war, the Syrian garrison in Lebanon and the city of Beirut."
Tuesday 23 February 2010
Furious Palestinians have clashed with Israeli soldiers and accused Israel of "cultural genocide" after the country's government claimed a sacred tomb in the occupied West Bank as a national heritage site.
Monday 22 February 2010
Sunday 21 February 2010
Saturday 20 February 2010
Israel is sending more agents abroad, this time on an even more difficult mission: to project a peaceful and positive image of the Jewish state.
Thursday 18 February 2010
Saturday 13 February 2010
Thursday 11 February 2010
Monday 08 February 2010
Sunday 07 February 2010
Tuesday 02 February 2010
Saturday 30 January 2010
Wednesday 27 January 2010
Monday 25 January 2010
Top Gear presenter is no stranger to foot-in-mouth controversy
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Pope Francis declares evolution and Big Bang theory are real and God is not 'a magician with a magic wand'
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Ukip ‘exploiting grooming scandal’ to secure party’s first police chief
Nigel Farage: 'There’s nothing wrong with white people blacking up'
Maureen Lipman says 'she can't vote Labour while Ed Miliband is leader'
Muslims, immigration and teenage pregnancy: British people are ignorant about almost everything
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