Robert Fisk is The Independent’s multiple award-winning Middle East correspondent, based in Beirut
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
11 January 2015 06:06 PM
The Cordoba Foundation has now found itself on the 'list' alongside al-Qaeda and Isis
Stephen Fry explains what he would say if he was 'confronted by God'
9 reasons Greece's experiment with the radical left is doomed to failure
Have we reached 'peak food'? Shortages loom as global production rates slow
British grandmother Lindsay Sandiford faces execution by firing squad in Indonesia
Liberal Democrat minister defends comments suggesting immigration causes pub closures
Hard line on immigration could cost Tories the election
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- 2 Venezuela Expo Tattoo 2015: Extreme body art from 'Vampire Woman' to 109mm earlobes
- 4 Ball pool for adults opens in London
- 5 Rashida Jones speaks out against male-centric porn saying 'women should have sex and feel good about it'