Robert Fisk is The Independent’s multiple award-winning Middle East correspondent, based in Beirut
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.
22 February 2015 06:50 PM
MI5 confirmed to Raine's grandson of his grandmother's incredible occupation, and he began investigating...
16 February 2015 07:49 PM
Obama can take satisfaction in seeing ‘moderate’ Middle Eastern friends flying alongside
15 February 2015 06:52 PM
The highly politicised 'listing' of armed groups by governments has been found to achieve very little
13 February 2015 09:09 PM
The journalist accused the broadcaster of "epic negligence".
A meeting of minds in Cairo: Billion-dollar arms deal on table as Putin and Abdel Fattah al-Sisi seek closer trade links and alliance against 'terror'
09 February 2015 09:44 PM
Vladimir Putin will have much to talk about with his Egyptian counterpart, Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, and will recognise a kindred spirit in an autocratic nationalist ruler buffeted by Western criticism, writes Robert Fisk
08 February 2015 06:44 PM
‘We’ll never forget your support for the cause of the Soviet people and our common struggle against imperialism’
04 February 2015 06:35 PM
With Riyadh increasingly suspected of funding the terrorist group, the West may have to rethink its relationships, says Robert Fisk
Durham Free School: 'Creationism taught at' free school facing closure
Nearly 100,000 of Britain's poorest children go hungry after parents' benefits are cut
End of the licence fee: BBC to back radical overhaul of how it is funded
Nigel Farage promises Ukip will not 'stigmatise' would-be migrants – and says he wants 'everyone to speak the same language'
Ex-head of MI6: 'We shouldn't kid ourselves that Russia is on a path to democracy'
Most people think legal tax avoidance is just as wrong as illegal tax evasion, poll suggests