Robert Fisk

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

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Druze fighters fire a Soviet-made missile at a Lebanese army position in Bhamdoun in the Chouf mountains in 1983

Bombs away! US to the rescue – but only of certain minorities, not Muslims

Obama’s air strikes on Isis in northern Iraq are hypocritical, and a sense of déjà vu is understandable

Lebanese army reinforcements arrive in the outskirts of Arsal, a predominantly Sunni Muslim town near the Syrian border in eastern Lebanon, which was overrun by militants

Isis brings its war to Lebanon - and it could be key to a masterplan

Battle for Arsal exposes new front in expansion of self-styled caliphate

The King’s Liverpool Regiment going to the front near Blairville, France 1916

My father threw away his poppy in disgust

My family was haunted by my father’s experience on the Somme and the loss of his friends. Why do we pay homage to the dead but ignore the lessons of their war?

'Our media are suffering a new experience: not fear of being called anti-Semitic'

Dress the Gaza situation up all you like, but the truth hurts

The world is starting to turn against Israel

It's not just radicalised Islamists – what about foreign fighters who flock to the IDF?

Is the Government interested in UK citizens who have been fighting in Israeli uniform in Gaza in the past couple of weeks?

Displaced Christians who fled the violence and threats by Isis in Mosul, northern Iraq, pray at Mar Aframa church in the town of Qaraqoush

One of the oldest Christian communities has been destroyed as the Sunni Caliphate spreads

It’s easy to see where the Christians have made political mistakes in the Middle East

Smoke rises after Israeli tanks shell the Shujaiya neighbourhood during a military operation in the east of Gaza City, 27 July 2014

What if 35 Palestinians had died, and 800 Israelis?

Many hundreds of thousands of people –  I wish I could say millions – around the world want an end to this impunity

Palestinians inspect the rubble of a destroyed house after Israeli airstrikes in Al Tufah neighbourhood in eastern Gaza City

Eight hundred dead Palestinians. But Israel has impunity

There’s something very odd about our reactions to these two outrageous death tolls

A Palestinian mourner carries the body of five-month-old girl Lama al-Satri after she was killed in an Israeli air strike the previous day, during her funeral in Rafah in the southern Gaza Strip

Why do television producers think a grey blob over a dead person’s face shows respect?

Cruelly obliterating their image kills the child a second time

A Palestinian man is left distraught after losing relatives in an air strike

Israel-Gaza conflict: Medical charity official likens job to ‘patching up torture victims in an open-air prison’

Comments by senior Médecins Sans Frontières official expose ethical dilemma of humanitarian work in conflict zones

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Anthea Gerrie, raised on meaty specimens from the waters around Maine, reveals how to cook up an affordable feast
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Gulf Stream is slowing down faster than ever, scientists say
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Donation brings total raised by Homeless Veterans campaign to at least £1.25m
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The book's fifth edition is used for Edexcel exams
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