The US media has lost one of its sanest voices on military matters

Television “experts”, the infamous “analysts” and the infamous American “think tank” personnel are a dime a dozen. But William Arkin may be different. Robert Fisk explains

Evidence suggests journalist Jamal Khashoggi was tortured to death, dismembered and smuggled out of a Saudi Consulate. Click to enlarge

Spare me America’s tears for Jamal Khashoggi

The shock and horror about Khashoggi and the Saudis is primarily about Trump, writes Robert Fisk, and the need to tie him in to Khashoggi’s cruel murder

Middle East dictators always end up bringing their western allies down

The world is indeed a vicious place – but the Middle East is its most treacherous.

The Saudis would surely be making a sacrifice for all of us to take on so onerous a burden as the desert imprisonment of the Isis and Nusrah legions inside the kingdom itself. Click to enlarge

To unlock the diplomatic mysteries behind the murder of Jamal Khashoggi, take a look at Syria

Is there a deal in the making here?

Izzeldin Abuelaish pictured in his office at the University of Toronto. He took the Israelis to court after the death of his children. Click to enlarge

Izzeldin Abuelaish’s three daughters were killed in Gaza

Yet as he tells Robert Fisk, Izzeldin Abuelaish still has hope for peace and reconciliation

Trudeau won’t stop $12bn of arms sales to Saudi after Khashoggi’s death because money always wins over murder

Living up to Trump’s description of him as “dishonest” and “weak”

Jamal Khashoggi: Did they bury him with his body facing Mecca?

Khashoggi knew all about power and danger. Twenty-five years ago he turned up at my hotel in Khartoum and drove me into the Sudanese desert to meet bin Laden

The wounds of the Armenian genocide, remembered in a ceremony for the victims in Echmiadzin (pictured), were still fresh when soldiers were recruited to the brutal Armenian Legion . Click to enlarge

The story of the Armenian Legion is finally being told

A dark tale of anger and revenge

Here’s what I found out when I spent the day with Israel’s most controversial journalist, Gideon Levy

You can see why not too long ago, writes Robert Fisk, Gideon Levy was given a bodyguard

After meeting Bedouins whose homes are being destroyed, I can't see how a Palestinian state can ever happen

After meeting Bedouins whose homes are being destroyed, I can’t see how a Palestinian state can ever happen

Meeting Bedouins whose homes are being demolished for Israeli settlements

The war is supposed to be drawing to a close, but conflict continues after a police chief was murdered in Aleppo last week. Click to enlarge

A murder in Aleppo shows the Syrian war is not over yet

Robert Fisk reflects on what the life and death of one Syrian Army major says about the country and its future

Syrian soldier stands guard over a Russian-made 130mm gun on the heights of Mount Akrad, northern Syria. Click to enlarge

When the battle for Idlib is over, where will the fighters who have sworn never to surrender go next?

Robert Fisk reports first-hand from Idlib

Lebanon is on a tightrope, balancing Saudi, Iranian and Western interests

The Sunni Lebanese prime minister Saad Hariri loves the Saudis – or rather, has to love the Saudis, since they support him, he holds Saudi citizenship and the Saudis believe he will do their bidding

A US trade war with Turkey over a little known pastor? Don’t believe a word of it

Erdogan’s real crime was to help Iran avoid the worst of U.S. sanctions and to purchase Russia’s S-400 air defence system

Jared Kushner’s cynical ‘deal of the century’ for Palestinians in action

There is nothing ground-breaking about Trump’s “deal of the century” for Palestinians, except the continued breaking of ground for new Jewish “settlements”

Even the White Helmets have been rescued from Syria

So are we about to see the final battle of the war?

I traced missile casings in Syria back to their original sellers, so it’s time for the west to reveal who they sell arms to

Robert Fisk does some detective work in the ruins of eastern Aleppo

Sarajevo was besieged for four years during the Bosnian War, with many districts left in ruins

The fisherman in Sarajevo told tales of past wars – and warned me of ones to come

Robert Fisk talks to a veteran of the war in the former Yugoslavia who he meets, by chance, fifty metres from the spot where Archduke Ferdinand was shot in 1914

Sasha Milenkovic lost his sister in the attack – she had moved back to Varvarin because Belgrade was thought too dangerous ( Nelofer Pazira ). Click to enlarge

Nearly two decades on from Nato’s deadly bombing of civilians at Varvarin in Serbia…

The long wait for justice continues

The ‘ultimate deal’ that Jared Kushner is proposing for Palestine would strip the people of all their dignity

After three wars, tens of thousands of Palestinian deaths and millions of refugees, does Jared Kushner really believe that the Palestinians will settle for cash?