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Tuesday 31 December 2013
Prisoners receive heroes' welcomes on their return to the West Bank and Gaza with officials and jubilant relatives lining up to greet them
Sunday 08 December 2013
An RAF helicopter made a forced landing near the West Bank town of Jericho yesterday, the Ministry of Defence has confirmed.
Wednesday 13 November 2013
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says blueprints were drawn up without his approval
Saturday 09 November 2013
Trail of the unexpected: On the 20th anniversary of its destruction, Henry Wismayer celebrates Mostar's Stari Most – and relishes its restoration
The Israelis who want to take rather than give away territory: Government faction opposes idea of Palestinian state
Wednesday 06 November 2013
Ministers in the ruling coalition are preparing details of their own vision for how Israel should proceed unilaterally after the current round of peace talks fails
Tuesday 08 October 2013
Easing restrictions on land and labour could boost the West Bank’s GDP by 35 per cent
Sunday 29 September 2013
The US is being torn between the old alliance with Israel and a conversation with Iran
Peace talks at risk as Israel approves 900 more settlement homes despite Palestinian prisoners release
Wednesday 14 August 2013
Long-awaited negotiations near collapse before they start - even as release of Palestinian prisoners begins
Israel approves plan to build 900 new homes in east Jerusalem as Palestinian prisoner release remains on track
Tuesday 13 August 2013
Israel is pressing ahead with a plan to build nearly 900 new settlement homes in east Jerusalem as new peace are set to begin.
Sunday 11 August 2013
Approval of project to build 1,200 new settler homes threatens to derail peace talks with Palestinians
Friday 09 August 2013
Leading ministers would rather forgo millions in research grants than agree to anti-settlement conditions
Thursday 08 August 2013
Israel has given preliminary approval for the construction of more than 800 new homes in Jewish settlements on occupied West Bank land where Palestinians seek statehood.
Sunday 04 August 2013
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.
Monday 29 July 2013
The Carlton Intercontinental hotel on the exclusive Promenade de la Croisette in Cannes was the setting for an extraordinarily brazen diamond heist at the weekend, in which a lone gunman strolled into a jewellery exhibition taking place at the hotel and stuffed a suitcase with millions of pounds worth of Leviev diamonds before walking out. The owner of Leviev diamonds, Lev Leviev, is yet to comment on the theft. Apart from being a billionaire with an amazingly alliterative name, just who is this wronged bling merchant?
Tuesday 23 July 2013
Activist says company 'supports occupation' and the Palestinian Authority is violating its own laws by allowing store opening to go ahead
Ukip says babies born to immigrants in the UK should be classed as migrants – which would include Nigel Farage’s own children
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
The young are the new poor: Sharp increase in number of under-25s living in poverty, while over-65s are better off than ever
Tamir Rice: 12-year-old boy playing with fake gun dies after being shot by Ohio police
Exclusive: UK approved £7m Israeli arms sales in six months before Gaza conflict
- 1 'Kidnapped boy may have been abused and murdered by VIP paedophile ring,' say police
- 3 Girl, 7, gets Tesco to remove 'stupid' sign suggesting superheroes are 'for boys'
- 4 This letter from a reader explains why women can’t play football