Robert Fisk

Robert Fisk is a multiple award-winning journalist on the Middle East, based in Beirut.

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Ibrahim Najem’s artefact collection, which began with a few seashells, now totals 30,000 bits and pieces which fill his small home

Postcard from... Beirut

Ibrahim Najem lives in what’s left of the little port of Ein Mreisse, just back from the Beirut seafront were he used to dive. He’s a magpie of a man who collects. And collects.

Ibrahim Najem’s artefact collection, which began with a few seashells, now totals 30,000 bits and pieces which fill his small home

Surrounded by high-rise flats is a little house filled with Lebanon’s history - clocks, rifles, swords, frogmen’s uniforms

Ibrahim Najem’s artefact collection, which began with a few seashells, now totals 30,000 bits and pieces which fill his small home

The uncle and cousin of injured student comfort him as he mourns the death of his mother who was a teacher at the school which was attacked by Taliban

Peshawar school attack: Massacre of the innocents in Pakistan born of ambivalence towards Taliban

Army and security police have wavered between backing and attacking the group

John Brennan admitted the CIA ‘fell short’ in holding some officers accountable – but it is clear no one is going to be held accountable

Robert Fisk on the CIA 'torture report': Once again language is distorted in order to hide US state wrongdoing

Perhaps Khalid Sheikh Mohammed told his torturers he could fly through the air

'The CIA's depravities are not going to infuriate the Muslim world – because the Muslim world has been enraged about these crimes for years'

CIA torture report: These depravities are not going to infuriate the Muslim world – they've been enraged about them for years

It's the Western response that the torturers really fear, which is why the CIA has been so intent on misleading us

Robert Fisk: Isn't it important to realise who our enemies really are?

Children are so often the forgotten victims of conflict – regardless of the perpetrators

Mohamed Fahmy listens to the verdict during his trial in June for allegedly supporting the Muslim Brotherhood

Al-Jazeera journalists imprisoned by Egypt to ‘teach Qatar a lesson’ for supporting the Muslim Brotherhood

The family of Mohamed Fahmy, one of three reporters held in a Cairo prison, have sent a message to Robert Fisk outlining his grievances against his employers

The Lebanese army have detained a wife and a son of Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi

Capture of Isis leader's wife is another murky tale from the pit of marital scandals

Can the Lebanese offer Saja in return for their captured soldiers?

Soldiers standing over skulls of victims from the Armenian village of Sheyxalan in 1915, believed to be victims of the Armenian Holocaust

Do you know the difference between a Holocaust and a holocaust? The Armenians do

Despite what some sub-editors might think, the genocide of 1.5m Armenian Christians in 1915 was not a holocaust

Closer integration with Central Asia and China would boost Iran’s tourist industry, which is already booming in shrine cities such as Qom

Iran is shifting from pariah to possible future policeman of the Gulf

Iran’s crisis – our crisis with Iran, if you like – is about that great and historic nation’s future geo-strategic role in the Middle East and Southeast Asia

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