Robert Fisk is a multiple award-winning journalist on the Middle East, based in Beirut.
Robert Fisk: The ‘flowers’ of the Arab Spring are so distracting that Ariel Sharon’s death has barely raised a whimper
12 January 2014 05:24 PM
For years, Iraqis have been telling me that they prefer ‘security’ to ‘anarchy’
12 January 2014 12:00 AM
He was respected in his eight years of near-death, with no sacrilegious cartoons to damage his reputation; and he will, be assured, receive the funeral of a hero and a peacemaker. Thus do we remake history
05 January 2014 05:24 PM
This is “Arab unity” as we have never seen it before. But watch out
29 December 2013 08:19 PM
When asked if the IRA should be admitted to Northern Ireland talks without first ending its campaign of violence, Mandela fumbled his reply
By branding the entire Muslim Brotherhood as terrorists, General Sisi is adopting a well-tested tactic of past Egyptian dictators
29 December 2013 07:53 PM
Nasser didn’t hesitate to call on the hangman to decapitate the Brotherhood
27 December 2013 07:27 PM
Mohamad Chatah died in a car bomb that killed five others
25 December 2013 09:00 PM
World view: When I met him, his Siberian eyes were as alert as a wolf’s; he was brash, tough, unashamed. I guess he had to be
22 December 2013 06:16 PM
About a year ago, I began to recieve a wonderful series of calls from America and London
Syrian rebels have taken iconoclasm to new depths, with shrines, statues and even a tree destroyed – but to what end?
22 December 2013 06:01 PM
Compared writing poetry to the sex act? May he be turned to dust!
17 December 2013 03:34 PM
What prompted the death of a man whose life was more valuable to Assad than any other foreigner’s in Syria?
Robin Williams Emmys tribute led by Billy Crystal criticised for including 'racist' joke about Muslim woman
The Rotherham child abuse scandal is a tale of apologists, misogyny and double standards
Scottish independence TV debate: Pumped-up Alex Salmond bounces back in bruising second round against Alistair Darling
Do you realise just how foolish the UK looks?
Ukip Douglas Carswell defection: Tory MP jumps ship to join Nigel Farage
When elitism grips the top of British society to this extent, there is only one answer: abolish private schools
- 1 Notting Hill Carnival: Woman shares selfie after being ‘punched in face for telling man to stop groping her’
- 2 Keira Knightley topless: Usually conservative actress does own take on #Freethenipple campaign for Interview Magazine
- 3 Oil tanker with $100 million cargo goes missing off Texas coast
- 4 George Galloway attacked on Notting Hill street by man 'shouting about the holocaust'
- 5 Brother and sister, Christopher Buckner and Timothy Savoy, arrested for 'committing incest after watching 'The Notebook''
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