Robert Fisk

Robert Fisk is The Independent’s multiple award-winning Middle East correspondent, based in Beirut

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Supporters of the No vote react after the first results of the referendum at Syntagma square in Athens

Greece referendum: Greeks don't want to leave Europe, but Europe wants revenge on the Greeks

In the EU the majority is supposed to win, and is supposed to support the EU

A Yes vote rally in Athens

Greece debt crisis: In the tiny village of Hercules frightened workers plan to vote No to the EU

In the build up to the referendum assertions are stronger than truth

Protesters in support of a Yes (‘Nai’) vote in Thessaloniki on Friday

Greece debt crisis: 'The ministers talk to us about miracles' – why Greeks are cynical ahead of the bailout referendum

Raise the question and people will talk of their own confusion

Municipal workers carry ballot boxes into a warehouse in Athens in preparation for the coming referendum

Greece debt crisis: What happened to democracy when it's a case of 'Vote Yes or else'?

If this 'democracy' doesn’t work in Europe, how is it supposed to work in India? Or the Middle East?

Robert Fisk: Israeli disinformation sullies a rare moment of wartime compassion

For years, the Israelis have used this wartime operation to justify their mass killing of civilians

“I have become acutely conscious of the fury which anti-Muslim violence has created...I’ve uncovered a world of almost inexpressible anger – yes, and talk of revenge”

Tunisia hotel attack: Backdrop to this slaughter is a history of violence against Muslims

It didn’t create these Islamists - but it helped lay the foundation for their cults of death

Alexis Tsipras last week as he battled with the Greek debt crisis

Could the European Union end up going the way of Arab unity?

It’s clear that many are tiring of the Greek crisis

Ahmed Mansour

Did Berlin really think it was a good idea to arrest an Al Jazeera journalist on behalf of Egypt?

Chancellor Angela Merkel is going to have to provide an explanation

Al-Nusra and its supporters wishes to rebrand itself as a completely different and more moderate entity than Islamic State (Rex)

America siding with 'terrorists' like al-Nusra? It's not a conspiracy theory

History suggests otherwise, as well as intelligence reports

The markets of downtown Damascus

Syrian civil war: Damascus clings to normal life amid the chaos of conflict

Residents look for pockets of enjoyment despite the forces encircling them

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The West likes to think that 'civilisation' will defeat Isis, but history suggests otherwise

The West likes to think that 'civilisation' will defeat Isis...

...but history suggests otherwise
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Concorde's successors are in the works 15 years on from the Paris crash
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'Lowest form of wit' actually makes people brighter and more creative
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A tribute to the magazine editor Ingrid Sischy
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'I’m constantly pinching myself'

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Valentino is a byword for opulence. And now Maria Grazia Chiuri and Pierpaolo Piccioli are carrying on the great man's legacy
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Nasa New Horizons team reveal latest pictures
Iran – the land where some 700 souls were executed last year

Iran – where some 700 souls were executed last year

It's not surprising that hanging and beheading have become a grim feature of 'justice' in the Muslim world, says Robert Fisk