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
16 June 2013 09:37 PM
Syrian rebels fought back against forces loyal to Bashar al-Assad in Aleppo on Sunday after losing territory to government forces in recent days. Having been driven out of the key town of Qusayr two weeks ago, rebel fighters have been flocking to Aleppo to shore up one of the few remaining opposition strongholds.
16 June 2013 02:34 PM
Israel however is sceptical Rouhani will usher in change
16 June 2013 12:00 AM
But even with Glasgow-educated former nuclear negotiator in post, the clerics will rule
15 June 2013 12:00 AM
This week's $1.15bn sale of GPS app Waze to Google is a major milestone on Israel's road to hi-tech success. By Alistair Dawber
Iran chooses replacement for Mahmoud Ahmadinejad: Ayatollah Ali Khamenei casts his vote, telling the US 'The hell with you'
14 June 2013 03:16 PM
Nation chooses between six candidates amid tight regulations and stringent controls on international arbiters and journalists
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.
Nigel Farage brands LGBT activists 'filth' and 'scum' and accuses them of scaring away his children after they invade his local pub
Ukip supporters are 55 or older, white and socially conservative, finds British Social Attitudes Report
JK Rowling responds to fan tweeting she 'can't see' Dumbledore being gay
Russia threatens Denmark with nuclear weapons if it tries to join Nato defence shield
Jeremy Clarkson sacked live: Alan Yentob 'wouldn't rule out' ex Top Gear host's BBC return
Council tenant wins right not to be sent to Milton Keynes
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