Robert Fisk is a multiple award-winning journalist on the Middle East, based in Beirut.
24 March 2013 07:00 AM
Major medical ethics conference is cancelled in the troubled kingdom
19 March 2013 06:59 PM
So will it be tragedy, farce or tourism? Obama’s a tourist, so says the Davy Crockett of the American journalistic frontier and philosopher king of The New York Times (aka T Friedman, Esq), but he’s wrong. The winner of the Nobel Prize for Public Speech-making will be at least a super-tourist – with 10,000 armed Israeli and American tour guides in Jerusalem alone. Now that, Mr President, is the wall. No, not That Wall, we’re talking about the Ottoman palisade on each side of the city’s Damascus Gate.
18 March 2013 12:00 AM
What does heritage matter in the face of such tragic desolation?
10 March 2013 03:59 PM
Long View: Against expectation, Lebanon’s anti-smoking campaign has been a success and one of the region's longest lasting habits is finally coming to an end
Robert Fisk: John Kerry wants the Gulf to support the Syrian rebels. But which rebels? The soft, safe ones? Or those horrible, 'terrorist' Islamists?
06 March 2013 12:00 AM
Why wouldn't the Saudi royal family arm their favourite anti-Shiite militia?
04 March 2013 12:00 AM
The maps long favoured in the West partition off Arab countries into ethnic divisions, but all these make clear is our own ignorance
01 March 2013 04:43 PM
Talks in Rome did nothing to hide the fact Syria's people have been betrayed
24 February 2013 06:36 PM
Last week, a senior commander in Iran’s Revolutionary Guard was killed on his way out of Damascus. The key question is what he was doing there
24 February 2013 12:00 AM
But all the crusading and invading simply plays into al-Qa'ida's hands – just ask the French
10 February 2013 07:23 PM
"If you believe in free speech," said the email, "please cancel Robert Fisk's tour." Now, where have I seen these ruthless tactics before...
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