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.
24 October 2013 12:00 AM
29 September 2013 06:44 PM
The Jewish state’s nuclear deterrent is something it wants everyone to know about, but won’t acknowledge
27 September 2013 12:00 AM
15 August 2013 11:20 AM
Weapons inspectors could finally be about to begin investigating claims that the regime in Syria has used chemical munitions during the country’s bloody civil war after a deal was struck to allow them into the country.
09 August 2013 01:09 PM
Leading ministers would rather forgo millions in research grants than agree to anti-settlement conditions
07 August 2013 09:00 AM
The so-called 'Prawer plan' is being fought in and outside Israel
04 August 2013 06:54 PM
Barcelona footballer Lionel Messi placed a wish in Jerusalem’s Western Wall today as he and his team-mates completed a two-day “peace tour” of Israel and the West Bank that included a training clinic for young Palestinians in Hebron and meetings with the Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in Jerusalem.
04 August 2013 06:53 PM
Israel’s cabinet today approved a new national priorities plan, which will see preferential funding going to outposts in the occupied West Bank, which just a few months ago, even the Israel government considered to be illegal.
02 August 2013 06:48 PM
There is little that is more quintessentially British than the proms, but on Thursday the Royal Albert Hall will hear a youth orchestra from the Occupied Territories, which has been asked to perform alongside Nigel Kennedy. The Palestine Strings travelled to London today.
31 July 2013 03:50 PM
Israel could be about to embark on a major building project in West Bank settlements, just a day after the US Secretary of State, John Kerry, announced that peace talks between the Israelis and Palestinians were back on track.
As a white man, I'm surprised more women aren't tweeting the hashtag #KillAllWhiteMen
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EU referendum: David Cameron to deny EU migrants and under-18s the chance to vote
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