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
02 June 2013 07:14 PM
Newspaper close to Ahmadinejad suspended while supporters of moderate rounded up
Syria: Opposition set to boycott peace talks, saying Hezbollah's involvement makes dialogue 'impossible'
30 May 2013 04:41 PM
Comments come as a blow to international community, which has been at loggerheads over how to end the conflict
Handshake to further peace talks: John Kerry oversees breakthrough handshake between Shimon Peres and Mahmoud Abbas
26 May 2013 11:17 PM
US Secretary of State's push for renewed peace talks between Israel and Palestine leads to promising moment at World Economic Forum
26 May 2013 09:32 AM
Hezbollah has heavy backing from Shia Iran, with analysts in the region fearing that the Syrian conflict is turning into a proxy war in the region
24 May 2013 04:21 PM
Meeting would be the first time the Syrian government has met face-to-face with rebel groups since the start of the two year-long civil war
24 May 2013 02:49 PM
William Hague has warned the Israelis and Palestinians that the prospect of a two-state solution to the Middle East conflict is slipping away and that the region faces a bleak future if the latest US-sponsored push for talks is not capitalised on.
22 May 2013 05:42 PM
UK Foreign Secretary William Hague said meeting of 11 countries hoped to set early date for international summit
22 May 2013 04:26 PM
There was standing room only in Jerusalem on Monday night as the heir to one of the most important Jewish ultra-orthodox families married his bride, in front as many as 25,000 guests.
21 May 2013 09:41 PM
One of Iran's most reform-minded presidential candidates has been barred from standing in next month's presidential ballot by the conservative Guardian Council leaving just eight men on the ballot paper, all of whom are considered hardliners.
Third exchange of fire over Golan Heights in a week heightens concern at violence on Israel-Syria border
21 May 2013 03:36 PM
Israeli and Syrian troops exchanged fire across the Golan Heights today, the third time this week that the two sides have clashed across the disputed border.
The secret report that helps Israel hide facts
Land for gas: Merkel and Putin discussed secret deal could end Ukraine crisis
Woman and two children killed by mob in riots over 'blasphemous' Facebook post in Pakistan
A day in the life of Vladimir Putin: The dictator in his labyrinth
Putin is 'thuggish, dishonest and reckless', says British ambassador to US
Richard Dawkins tweets: 'Date rape is bad, stranger rape is worse'
- 1 Sabina Altynbekova, the girl branded 'too good looking' for volleyball, says social media obsession with her is a 'bit much'
- 2 Disney heiress Abigail disowns her share of family profits in West Bank company
- 3 The secret report that helps Israel hide facts
- 4 Israel's propaganda machine is finally starting to misfire
- 5 'Hello mum, this is going to be hard for you to read ...'
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