Robert Fisk is The Independent’s multiple award-winning Middle East correspondent, based in Beirut
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
02 December 2014 07:16 PM
Can the Lebanese offer Saja in return for their captured soldiers?
30 November 2014 08:28 PM
Despite what some sub-editors might think, the genocide of 1.5m Armenian Christians in 1915 was not a holocaust
23 November 2014 09:30 PM
Iran’s crisis – our crisis with Iran, if you like – is about that great and historic nation’s future geo-strategic role in the Middle East and Southeast Asia
16 November 2014 09:04 PM
Syria’s army cannot hold all the ground it takes from Isis or other Islamist groups. Hence the existence of the NDF.
War with Isis: The forgotten, plucky Kurds under siege in their enclave on Syria’s border with Turkey
13 November 2014 07:19 PM
Robert Fisk visits Rumeilan, where its people strive to extract oil, produce asphalt and continue the struggle against the Islamist militants
12 November 2014 05:58 PM
At a wedding in Qamishli, distraught priests tell Robert Fisk of the persecution that has brought their Church to its knees
Isis in Syria: The story of the martyred soldiers who fought 'to the last bullet' to avoid the fate of captured comrades beheaded by militants
12 November 2014 09:39 AM
Syrian forces have retaken 20 miles of territory in the north-east, inspired to fight to the death in some cases for fear of the consequences of capture
In defence of liberal democracy
General Election 2015: Post-election 'shambles' looms as 70 per cent of voters say SNP 'should not be able to veto UK government policies'
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
General election live: SNP suspends two members for disrupting Labour rally
Schools forced to act as 'miniature welfare states' with teachers buying underwear and even haircuts for poor pupils
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