Robert Fisk is The Independent’s multiple award-winning Middle East correspondent, based in Beirut
27 March 2015 07:21 PM
As a Saudi-led coalition wades into the fight for Yemen – currently under siege from Houthi rebels who are backed by Iran - Robert Fisk examines the much wider-reaching repercussions of this escalating conflict
If Stephen Harper is serious about criminalising 'barbaric cultural practices', then he should arrest himself for even suggesting it
22 March 2015 04:42 PM
And while he's at it, he can lock up all the other Western leaders who have savaged the Muslim world too
Tunisia shooting: When Isis attacks a museum to destroy the 'culture of its disbelievers', what treasure of the Western world is now safe?
19 March 2015 04:58 PM
There have been attacks like this before, but this time it's not just peoples' lives in danger
15 March 2015 06:58 PM
The 125,000 civilian casualties of the two Chechen wars elicited far less passion in the West than the fatalities in Syria
Syria revolution four years on: Don't bet against President Assad – a ruler willing to see his country destroyed so long as he can cling to power
12 March 2015 07:21 PM
The West's latest 'Arab Hitler' continues to rule despite the widespread predictions of his downfall. Just what is the man's secret, asks Robert Fisk
Being coy doesn’t change the reality of modern Pakistan — a a corrupt, politically savage, and physically broken society
08 March 2015 06:20 PM
Pakistan wilfully became an Islamic Republic and allowed religious bigotry to overwhelm its population
06 March 2015 06:34 PM
John Kerry's reassurances over the US-Iran deal will settle few nerves in the royal palaces, writes Robert Fisk
01 March 2015 05:18 PM
Netanyahu knows he can get away with anything in America – with the same confidence that he can support his army when they slaughter hundreds of children in Gaza
Egypt coup: Leaked tape proves defence minister tried to conceal Morsi’s true location in military prison, say forensic scientists
23 February 2015 09:28 PM
Egypt’s generals always denied their 2013 power grab was a coup d’état. But now the UN will consider devastating tapes that expose their story as a lie
Shah Suleyman: The truly Byzantine origins of Turkey's operation to rescue a long-dead body from the 'Islamic Caliphate'
22 February 2015 09:55 PM
The 13th-century fall of an obscure king into the river Euphrates, the pride of the Ottoman empire and modern Turkey and a humiliating French retreat after the 1914-18 war provide the truly Byzantine origins of Turkey’s little military operation to remove a long-dead body from the “Islamic Caliphate” this weekend. All that – and the fear that Isis forces might destroy a shrine in civil-war Syria that has been jealously guarded by Turkey since 1921.
Ukip supporters are 55 or older, white and socially conservative, finds British Social Attitudes Report
Street preacher quoting from the Bible fined for calling homosexuality an 'abomination'
Jeremy Clarkson sacked live: Alan Yentob 'wouldn't rule out' ex Top Gear host's BBC return
Woman filmed launching racist tirade against men on the Tube for speaking in 'own lingo'
The West has it totally wrong on Lee Kuan Yew
David Cameron calls Labour 'hopeless, sneering socialists' while announcing 7-day NHS plans
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