Robert Fisk is The Independent’s multiple award-winning Middle East correspondent, based in Beirut
01 February 2015 09:29 PM
Churchill published some views so dark about Muslims that he deleted them from future editions – but I kept hold of them
29 January 2015 07:32 PM
The Jordanian pilot, the failed Iraqi suicide bomber and the Japanese journalist are all part of Isis's frontier re-drawing in the Middle East — whether they realise it or not
25 January 2015 06:10 PM
The atrocities which we allow to be perpetrated would drive any Islamist young man or woman to violence
23 January 2015 08:22 PM
How long can our Western leaders go on stroking and purring and fawning over – and arming – these Croesus-like autocrats?
21 January 2015 06:18 PM
The US now appears anxious to crush the Houthi rebels and their Sunni al-Qaeda enemies - and the Saudis would have it no other way, reports Robert Fisk
21 January 2015 05:52 PM
Yemen is not Syria. But America’s skewed comprehension of the Middle East has now produced a remarkably similar scenario
20 January 2015 06:27 PM
An Iranian general and six Hezbollah officers have been wiped out by helicopters near the Syrian city of Quneitra. But what were they doing there?
19 January 2015 05:01 PM
As world leaders plan to commemorate the First World War battle for Gallipoli, another horrific anniversary risks being overlooked
18 January 2015 07:11 PM
A telegraph cable transmitted information at only eight words a minute, which helped avoid the sort of mindless communication we see so much today
14 January 2015 06:17 PM
On Thursday, a Saudi blogger will receive his second flogging for 'insulting Islam'. Robert Fisk looks at a barbaric regime with a brutal record
Stephen Fry explains what he would say if he was 'confronted by God'
The open loathing between Barack Obama and Benjamin Netanyahu just got worse
9 reasons Greece's experiment with the radical left is doomed to failure
President Putin is a dangerous psychopath - reason is not going to work with him
Have we reached 'peak food'? Shortages loom as global production rates slow
Britain's widening poverty gap should be causing outrage at the start of the election campaign
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- 2 Stephen Fry explains what he would say if he was 'confronted by God'
- 3 Jewish community urged to boycott Cornwall village after residents vote for 'Hitlers Walk' sign to be reinstated
- 4 Benedict Cumberbatch's Alan Turing gay-rights campaign snubbed by Prince William and Kate Middleton
- 5 Saudi preacher who 'raped and tortured' his five -year-old daughter to death is released after paying 'blood money'