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.
11 June 2013 03:17 PM
Liberal newspaper claims Jewish state exported arms to four Arab countries
Sole reformist candidate Mohammad Reza Aref withdraws from Iran elections to elect successor to Mahmoud Ahmadinejad
11 June 2013 01:42 PM
Liberals and moderates in the Islamic Republic left with few option in presidential race
11 June 2013 06:30 AM
Washington meetings come in wake of rebels' loss of Qusair
10 June 2013 08:58 AM
A teenage boy from the Syrian city of Aleppo is reported to have been executed in front of his family by an Islamist rebel group, which accused him of blasphemy.
09 June 2013 06:48 PM
Benjamin Netanyahu has warned that Israel could act to prevent the Syrian civil war from spilling into a buffer zone between the two countries.
'The international community can say whatever they want': Israeli minister Danny Danon decries two-state solution
09 June 2013 06:45 PM
A rising star on the right of Israeli politics has cast doubt on whether the country’s government is willing to accept a future Palestinian state.
07 June 2013 02:57 PM
Vladimir Putin has offered to send Russian troops to act as peacekeepers in the Golan Heights after Austria said it would withdraw its forces following violent clashes in the area earlier this week.
07 June 2013 10:07 AM
Meitur unit deployed along with infantry from other armored divisions
Syria: Concern in Jerusalem as Austrian peacekeepers withdraw from regime-seized Golan Heights border crossing
07 June 2013 06:40 AM
A border crossing between Israel and Syria in the Golan Heights was the scene of heavy fighting yesterday, which eventually led to loyalist troops taking control of the position.
06 June 2013 06:40 PM
Less than two months after taking office and after passing a controversial budget, the the career prospects of this telegenic finance minister are looking at lot less rosy
Ukip supporters are 55 or older, white and socially conservative, finds British Social Attitudes Report
Street preacher quoting from the Bible fined for calling homosexuality an 'abomination'
Jeremy Clarkson sacked live: Alan Yentob 'wouldn't rule out' ex Top Gear host's BBC return
Woman filmed launching racist tirade against men on the Tube for speaking in 'own lingo'
The West has it totally wrong on Lee Kuan Yew
David Cameron calls Labour 'hopeless, sneering socialists' while announcing 7-day NHS plans
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