Robert Fisk is The Independent’s multiple award-winning Middle East correspondent, based in Beirut
Yemen crisis: What will Saudi Arabia do when – not if – things go wrong in their war with the Shia Houthi rebels?
02 April 2015 06:11 PM
They might ask the Pakistanis to send part of their vast army into the cauldron - but that would not be adding oil to the fire. It would be adding fire to the oil
27 March 2015 07:21 PM
As a Saudi-led coalition wades into the fight for Yemen – currently under siege from Houthi rebels who are backed by Iran - Robert Fisk examines the much wider-reaching repercussions of this escalating conflict
If Stephen Harper is serious about criminalising 'barbaric cultural practices', then he should arrest himself for even suggesting it
22 March 2015 04:42 PM
And while he's at it, he can lock up all the other Western leaders who have savaged the Muslim world too
Tunisia shooting: When Isis attacks a museum to destroy the 'culture of its disbelievers', what treasure of the Western world is now safe?
19 March 2015 04:58 PM
There have been attacks like this before, but this time it's not just peoples' lives in danger
15 March 2015 06:58 PM
The 125,000 civilian casualties of the two Chechen wars elicited far less passion in the West than the fatalities in Syria
Syria revolution four years on: Don't bet against President Assad – a ruler willing to see his country destroyed so long as he can cling to power
12 March 2015 07:21 PM
The West's latest 'Arab Hitler' continues to rule despite the widespread predictions of his downfall. Just what is the man's secret, asks Robert Fisk
Being coy doesn’t change the reality of modern Pakistan — a a corrupt, politically savage, and physically broken society
08 March 2015 06:20 PM
Pakistan wilfully became an Islamic Republic and allowed religious bigotry to overwhelm its population
06 March 2015 06:34 PM
John Kerry's reassurances over the US-Iran deal will settle few nerves in the royal palaces, writes Robert Fisk
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
Over 50,000 families shipped out of London boroughs in the past three years due to welfare cuts and soaring rents
EU asylum policy is 'a direct threat to our civilisation', says Nigel Farage
The Rothschild Libel: Why has it taken 200 years for an anti-Semitic slur that emerged from the Battle of Waterloo to be dismissed?
General Election 2015: UK will be 'run for the wealthy and powerful' if Tories retain power, Labour warns
In defence of liberal democracy
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