The Times corrects claim Israel occupied east Jerusalem since 1948

An article in The Times by Allistair Dawber (“Israel holds its tongue over Joe Biden’s deal with Iran”, Aug. 30) included the following:

Of course, Israel only took control of east Jerusalem during the Six Day War in 1967, a fact we noted in a tweet to the journalist and in a complaint to editors.  Soon after, Mr. Dawber acknowledged the error and the sentence was revised accordingly.

Editors noted the revision on The Times’ official correction page:

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