Robert Fisk is The Independent’s multiple award-winning Middle East correspondent, based in Beirut
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
09 January 2015 07:17 PM
Algeria is the post-colonial wound that still bleeds in France
06 January 2015 07:03 PM
With Beirut restricting its borders, Robert Fisk asks if the million-plus displaced people already there have any real hope of returning home
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
New theory could prove how life began and disprove God
'Jihadi John': CAGE representative storms off Sky News accusing Kay Burley of Islamophobia
This is what it's like to be dead, according to a guy who died for a bit
Durham Free School: 'Creationism taught at' free school facing closure
Ukip would cut billions from Scottish budget to fund English tax cuts
Nearly 100,000 of Britain's poorest children go hungry after parents' benefits are cut
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