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
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
06 June 2013 02:16 PM
Action comes just a day before city's annual gay pride festival
Al-Qa'ida head Ayman al-Zawahri posts video call for Syrians to topple President Assad after fall of border town Qusayr
06 June 2013 10:48 AM
'America, its agents and allies want you to bring down the criminal Baathist regime, and then set up a government loyal to them'
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