Robert Fisk is a multiple award-winning journalist on the Middle East, based in Beirut.
14 March 2014 03:39 PM
The decision by 77-year-old Abdelaziz Bouteflika to run again as President of Algeria has attracted the excoriating scorn of journalist Kamel Daoud
Western leaders cannot face a ‘looming’ war. So I guess they'll patch something up - and let Russia gobble part of Ukraine
09 March 2014 04:49 PM
The Russkies are not going to be shaking in their boots at sanctions
Robert Fisk: Were it not for the French, Hezbollah would all be Syrians fighting on their own government’s side inside their own country
02 March 2014 06:41 PM
And you thought the Middle East was a difficult place to understand. Try living here
Robert Fisk: Pluralism was once the hallmark of the Arab world, so the exodus of Christians from the Middle East is painful to one Islamic scholar
23 February 2014 07:17 PM
'It is a tragedy and a blow to the basic pride of Arab Islamic civilisation'
21 February 2014 08:01 PM
No one in the Middle East will be studying Ukraine’s violent tragedy with more fascination – and deeper concern – than President Bashar al-Assad of Syria.
16 February 2014 06:18 PM
Name the British PM described below, shortly after he invaded an Arab country under false pretences...
Civilians are dying. Campaigners are being kidnapped. The world cannot turn a blind eye to America’s drone attacks in Pakistan
16 February 2014 06:11 PM
Why was Karim Khan prevented from speaking out against drone warfare?
Iran’s dead poets society: The execution of Hashem Shabaani shows the pen can be mightier than the sword
13 February 2014 01:00 AM
For writing poetry, a pacifist, father and carer, was accused of ‘spreading corruption’ and executed
Robert Fisk: The number of women sentenced to death across the Middle East has very little to do with justice
10 February 2014 01:00 AM
These young women should be listed on some roll of martyrdom
Robert Fisk: Using ‘generic’ illustrations in news stories dishonours the dead and distorts the truth
02 February 2014 05:10 PM
One day, Stalingrad can be transposed for Kursk, or Alamein transposed for Tobruk
Pope Francis declares evolution and Big Bang theory are real and God is not 'a magician with a magic wand'
Huge surge in Ukip support after EU funding row, according to new poll
Ukip ‘exploiting grooming scandal’ to secure party’s first police chief
Nigel Farage: 'There’s nothing wrong with white people blacking up'
Muslims, immigration and teenage pregnancy: British people are ignorant about almost everything
Nigel Farage and Frankie Boyle clash over Andrew Lawrence's 'Mock the Week' criticism
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- 5 North Korean officials 'publicly executed for watching South Korean soap operas'