Robert Fisk is The Independent’s multiple award-winning Middle East correspondent, based in Beirut
When will Palestinians learn? Turning to international law isn't the answer — just ask America and Israel
04 January 2015 08:49 PM
If Palestine's request is 'entirely counterproductive', what does that make Israel's slaughtering of civilians last summer?
Retrial for Al Jazeera journalists: The 'gates of hope' may have opened, but the media is still shut out of Egypt
01 January 2015 07:26 PM
An Arab military autocrat has locked up three innocent reporters for more than a year - and got away with it
28 December 2014 07:08 PM
Did you know that it will soon be the 150th anniversary of the American Civil War?
22 December 2014 12:00 AM
Ibrahim Najem lives in what’s left of the little port of Ein Mreisse, just back from the Beirut seafront were he used to dive. He’s a magpie of a man who collects. And collects.
Surrounded by high-rise flats is a little house filled with Lebanon’s history - clocks, rifles, swords, frogmen’s uniforms
21 December 2014 10:23 PM
Ibrahim Najem’s artefact collection, which began with a few seashells, now totals 30,000 bits and pieces which fill his small home
16 December 2014 08:33 PM
Army and security police have wavered between backing and attacking the group
Robert Fisk on the CIA 'torture report': Once again language is distorted in order to hide US state wrongdoing
14 December 2014 08:52 PM
Perhaps Khalid Sheikh Mohammed told his torturers he could fly through the air
CIA torture report: These depravities are not going to infuriate the Muslim world – they've been enraged about them for years
10 December 2014 06:03 PM
It's the Western response that the torturers really fear, which is why the CIA has been so intent on misleading us
07 December 2014 05:45 PM
Children are so often the forgotten victims of conflict – regardless of the perpetrators
Al-Jazeera journalists imprisoned by Egypt to ‘teach Qatar a lesson’ for supporting the Muslim Brotherhood
04 December 2014 07:19 PM
The family of Mohamed Fahmy, one of three reporters held in a Cairo prison, have sent a message to Robert Fisk outlining his grievances against his employers
British Muslim leaders outraged after Eric Pickles says followers of Islam should 'prove their identity'
UK terror fears: My jihadist son returned from Syria mentally scarred – now he is being ignored
Nigel Farage: NHS might have to be replaced by private health insurance
Billy Crystal: 'Stop shoving gay sex scenes in my face'
French court convicts three over homophobic tweets, in case hailed as a 'significant victory' by LGBT rights campaigners
David Cameron says anyone criticising Eric Pickles' letter to Muslims 'really has a problem'
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- 4 Deliberately urinating before sex can increase risk of urinary tract infections
- 5 Winston Churchill: From accusations of anti-Semitism to the blunt refusal that led to the deaths of millions