Robert Fisk is a multiple award-winning journalist on the Middle East, based in Beirut.
Western leaders cannot face a ‘looming’ war. So I guess they'll patch something up - and let Russia gobble part of Ukraine
09 March 2014 04:49 PM
The Russkies are not going to be shaking in their boots at sanctions
Robert Fisk: Were it not for the French, Hezbollah would all be Syrians fighting on their own government’s side inside their own country
02 March 2014 06:41 PM
And you thought the Middle East was a difficult place to understand. Try living here
Robert Fisk: Pluralism was once the hallmark of the Arab world, so the exodus of Christians from the Middle East is painful to one Islamic scholar
23 February 2014 07:17 PM
'It is a tragedy and a blow to the basic pride of Arab Islamic civilisation'
21 February 2014 08:01 PM
No one in the Middle East will be studying Ukraine’s violent tragedy with more fascination – and deeper concern – than President Bashar al-Assad of Syria.
16 February 2014 06:18 PM
Name the British PM described below, shortly after he invaded an Arab country under false pretences...
Civilians are dying. Campaigners are being kidnapped. The world cannot turn a blind eye to America’s drone attacks in Pakistan
16 February 2014 06:11 PM
Why was Karim Khan prevented from speaking out against drone warfare?
Iran’s dead poets society: The execution of Hashem Shabaani shows the pen can be mightier than the sword
13 February 2014 01:00 AM
For writing poetry, a pacifist, father and carer, was accused of ‘spreading corruption’ and executed
Robert Fisk: The number of women sentenced to death across the Middle East has very little to do with justice
10 February 2014 01:00 AM
These young women should be listed on some roll of martyrdom
Robert Fisk: Using ‘generic’ illustrations in news stories dishonours the dead and distorts the truth
02 February 2014 05:10 PM
One day, Stalingrad can be transposed for Kursk, or Alamein transposed for Tobruk
30 January 2014 07:09 PM
Do the British people love Blair? Do they eat Blair chocolates and wear Blair pyjamas?
Katie Hopkins continues campaign to become Britain's most hated talking head with poorly timed Bob Crow tweet
No EU referendum under Labour: Ed Miliband to reveal that vote on membership is ‘unlikely’ in next Parliament if party wins power
Grace Dent: Who cares if she spells it Barraco Barner? Gemma Worrall is more employable than some bookish arts graduate
Fracking is turning the US into a bigger oil producer than Saudi Arabia
Europeans have ‘got whiter’ due to natural selection in past 5,000 years, scientists say
How climate change helped Genghis Khan: Scientists believe a sudden period of warmer weather allowed the Mongols to invade with such success
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