Alistair Dawber is The Independent’s Jerusalem correspondent. The paper’s former foreign editor and deputy foreign editor, Alistair joined The Independent in 2008 as a business correspondent. He is a Liverpool fan, in exile
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
19 June 2013 02:46 PM
The West may be flip-flopping over whether or not to send lethal arms to the Syria rebels, but that has not stopped a 12-day military exercise in Jordan, in which thousands of troops from a variety of countries are preparing for the possibility of fighting in Syria. The war games come to an end tomorrow.
19 June 2013 06:34 AM
Three grad rockets fired from the Gaza Strip hit the Israeli coastal town of Ashkelon this morning, according to media reports, the first time missiles from the Palestinian enclave have hit Israel for nearly two months.
Bashar al-Assad embraces Twitter but warns Europe that it will 'pay the price' if it arms Syrian rebels
18 June 2013 02:07 PM
Bashar al-Assad has warned Europe that it will live to regret arming rebel factions in the Syrian conflict, adding that the move would lead to the “export” of terrorism to the continent.
18 June 2013 01:49 PM
Broadcast banned over fears it would 'ruin the image of the combat soldier'
18 June 2013 09:41 AM
Elder statesman throws his weight behind John Kerry's Middle East peace initiative
While the West deliberates, Saudi Arabia sends anti-aircraft missiles to arm anti-Assad rebels in Syria
17 June 2013 06:29 PM
Opposition fighters in Syria, preparing for a major onslaught by government forces in their northern strongholds around Aleppo, have been equipped for the first time with shoulder fired anti-aircraft missiles, it has emerged.
17 June 2013 06:05 PM
Hassan Rouhani has given his first news conference since being declared as Iran’s new President-elect, vowing to continue to enrich uranium and so putting him on a collision course with Western powers.
16 June 2013 09:37 PM
Syrian rebels fought back against forces loyal to Bashar al-Assad in Aleppo on Sunday after losing territory to government forces in recent days. Having been driven out of the key town of Qusayr two weeks ago, rebel fighters have been flocking to Aleppo to shore up one of the few remaining opposition strongholds.
Robin Williams Emmys tribute led by Billy Crystal criticised for including 'racist' joke about Muslim woman
The Rotherham child abuse scandal is a tale of apologists, misogyny and double standards
What do immigrants really think of Britain? Polish immigrant's Reddit post goes viral
Scottish independence TV debate: Pumped-up Alex Salmond bounces back in bruising second round against Alistair Darling
Do you realise just how foolish the UK looks?
With Douglas Carswell joining Ukip, my party has taken another giant step forward
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