Tzipi Livni

Israeli Justice Minister Tzipi Livni: fear of arrest would not stop me from visiting the UK

By Orlando Radice and Anshel Pfeffer, May 14, 2014


Israeli Justice Minister Tzipi Livni has said that the possibility of being arrested did not deter her from making her trip to the UK this week.

Ms Livni, who arrived in London on Wednesday to discuss the peace process with Foreign Secretary William Hague and address the JNF, was granted special immunity by the Foreign Office just before she was due to fly.


Tzipi Livni granted special immunity for UK visit

By Marcus Dysch, May 14, 2014

Israel's Justice Minister Tzipi Livni has been granted diplomatic immunity for her visit to London this week, the Foreign Office has confirmed.

Ms Livni's trip has been awarded "special mission status", offering protection against the threat of arrest or prosecution.


Anti-Israel activists want Tzipi Livni banned from Britain

By Marcus Dysch, April 10, 2014


Anti-Israel activists are asking MPs to lobby Home Secretary Theresa May in an attempt to have Israel’s Justice Minister Tzipi Livni banned from Britain.

Ms Livni is due to speak in London on May 15 at two events organised by the JNF.

A spokesman for the “Stop the JNF” campaign told supporters in Parliament on Monday that MPs were now being lobbied by the group.


Kerry announces ‘positive’ start to talks

By Zoe Winograd, July 30, 2013

US Secretary of State John Kerry has announced that a “very positive meeting” was held between Israeli and Palestinian leaders in Washington today.


First, break bread: Palestinians, Israelis have peace-talks supper

By Zoe Winograd, July 30, 2013

Peace talks between Israeli and Palestinian leaders resume in Washington today.

On Monday evening, US Secretary of State John Kerry hosted a dinner for Israeli Justice Minister Tzipi Livni, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s envoy Yitzchak Molcho and two Palestinian negotiators, Saeb Erekat and Mohammad Shtayyeh.


Livni ‘helped foil Abbas peace deal’

By Anshel Pfeffer, March 14, 2013

Former Foreign Minister Tzipi Livni urged Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas in 2008 not to sign a peace agreement that Mr Abbas had formulated together with the then Prime Minister Ehud Olmert.


Livni made justice minister

By Zoe Winograd, February 19, 2013

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu announced on Tuesday night that Tzipi Livni's new political party, Hatnua, will join the Israeli coalition.

Ms Livni has been appointed Minister of Justice and Chief Diplomatic Negotiator with the Palestiniain Authority in the next government.


Livni gathers old faces to her new party Hatnua

By Anshel Pfeffer, December 6, 2012

In a mad scramble to hand in their candidate lists for the Knesset elections by the deadline on Thursday night, the Israeli political parties engaged in a last round of horse-trading this week, with veteran MKs and aspiring parliamentarians jockeying for “safe” spots.


Livni announces the formation of new party named Hatnua

By Zoe Winograd, November 27, 2012

Former Kadima leader Tzipi Livini announced today that she will be forming a new political party called Hatnua, meaning “The Movement”.

Ms Livni said at a press conference today: “"I have come to fight for peace, and I will not give my hand to those who try to turn the word peace into a dirty one."

“If we don’t make a change now, we won’t be able to make it in the future.”