Robert Fisk is The Independent’s multiple award-winning Middle East correspondent, based in Beirut.
21 January 2015 05:52 PM
Yemen is not Syria. But America’s skewed comprehension of the Middle East has now produced a remarkably similar scenario
20 January 2015 06:27 PM
An Iranian general and six Hezbollah officers have been wiped out by helicopters near the Syrian city of Quneitra. But what were they doing there?
19 January 2015 05:01 PM
As world leaders plan to commemorate the First World War battle for Gallipoli, another horrific anniversary risks being overlooked
18 January 2015 07:11 PM
A telegraph cable transmitted information at only eight words a minute, which helped avoid the sort of mindless communication we see so much today
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
Dresden riots: Protesters in Germany attack refugee buses shouting 'foreigners out'
France train shooting: US soldiers speak of the moment they stopped gunman and 'beat him until he was unconscious'
Labour leadership: Jeremy Corbyn accused of 'deluding' young supporters with 'claptrap'
'Women only' train carriages: Jeremy Corbyn unveils radical move to tackle public harassment
Black holes are a passage to another universe, says Stephen Hawking
Iain Duncan Smith 'should resign over disability benefit death figures', says Jeremy Corbyn
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