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
'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'
Video: Iran funeral for dissident Ayatollah Jalaluddin Taheri turns into anti-government protest - only 10 days ahead of Iran's presidential elections
05 June 2013 03:24 PM
Crowds chant 'death to the dictator' in reference to supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei
05 June 2013 07:47 AM
UN report claims chemical weapons have been used by both sides in civil war
03 June 2013 12:43 PM
Britain is unsure about whether to arm the rebel groups in Syria and will only decide after a peace conference, which the international community is hoping to host in Geneva in the coming weeks.
Daniele Watts: Django Unchained actress detained by Los Angeles police after being mistaken for a prostitute
The political class is doing what Hitler couldn’t – destroying Britain
Scottish independence: Nationalist leader Jim Sillars threatens pro-union companies with 'day of reckoning' after independence
Scottish independence: Yes campaign feels the heat as Alex Salmond's NHS claims come under furious attack
£23m Birmingham cycle scheme is attacked by Tory councillor for not catering to the elderly
Salmond accused of laughing off national debt with ‘what are they going to do: invade?’ joke
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- 2 Vivienne Westwood says 'Yes' to Scottish Independence by declaring: 'I hate England'
- 3 Welcome to Cameroon, where drinking Baileys can lead to imprisonment
- 4 Lego breaks out of the toy box and heads for the gallery
- 5 Vogue under fire for 'Big Booty' article