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
Iran votes for new president to replace Mahmoud Ahmadinejad: Ayatollah Khamenei warns voters 'our enemies win if turnout is low'
14 June 2013 10:14 AM
Whether Iran’s new leader will herald a new era remains unclear
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.
British actor Idris Elba cannot star as James Bond because he is black, says shock jock Rush Limbaugh
Rozanne Duncan: Ukip expels councillor for 'jaw-dropping' comments made in BBC TV interview
Germany anti-Islam protests: 17,000 march on Dresden against 'Islamification of the West'
Ukip member gets into Christmas spirit with Union Flag plea to Santa 'for our country back'
BBC director Danny Cohen: Rising UK antisemitism makes me feel more uncomfortable than ever
Immigrants make UK racist, says Ukip councillor Trevor Shonk
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