Alistair Dawber is The Independent's Spain correspondent. He has twice been the foreign editor and was also Jerusalem correspondent. Alistair initially worked on the business desk as investment editor.
17 July 2013 09:07 AM
United Nations officials say war crimes and crimes against humanity are 'the rule' in Syria today
16 July 2013 01:06 PM
One official described the measure as 'earthquake' for EU-Israeli relations
15 July 2013 11:32 AM
Israel's prime minister told the US television network CBS that Iran is getting “closer and closer to the bomb”
09 July 2013 04:14 PM
After revelations about Ben Zygier, 'Prisoner X No. 2' blamed for 'horrible security breach'
Alistair Dawber on Yasser Arafat: After so many years in power, why kill a man at the end of his career?
24 June 2013 05:53 PM
“Let’s get rid of him.” Those were the words of the former Israeli defence minister, Shaul Mofaz, speaking to Ariel Sharon during a public conference two and a half years before Yasser Arafat died.
21 June 2013 04:30 PM
Guard later appeared in court on suspicion of murder
20 June 2013 05:33 PM
This week an odd assortment of personalities came together to celebrate the life of the outgoing Israeli president - but how to judge such a long and varied career?
20 June 2013 04:12 PM
Reports talk of rows with members of administration over scope of his role
Babies behind bars: A Palestinian fertility doctor has become an unlikely hero by helping women conceive – even though their husbands are in jail
19 June 2013 07:36 PM
Lydia and her husband were childhood sweethearts and in August they will have their second baby. It will be a boy, the doctors say, and the happy couple will call him Majd. A beaming Lydia is clearly delighted.
19 June 2013 04:57 PM
But he lost case during White House meeting, it is claimed
Migrants in Kos: Photos show real tragedy after Brits abroad complain of 'awkward' holidays
Thousands of teenage girls enduring debilitating illnesses after routine school cancer vaccination
British tourists complain that impoverished boat migrants are making holidays 'awkward' in Kos
Michael Gove determined to scrap the Human Rights Act – even if Scotland retains it
Threat to scrap Human Rights Act could see UK follow Nazi example, warns UN official
Why this year's general election was the most unfair in Britain's history
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