David Cameron is failing to PR himself in the Middle East. Maybe he should start looking closer to home

You can never be sure of David Cameron’s next blunder in the Middle East

David Cameron extremism speech: The PM’s Churchillian posturing over Syria is misguided

Robert Fisk helps perpetuate an illusion while, partially, informing us

However the great and good represent it, America has now taken the Shia side in the Middle East’s sectarian war

Robert Fisk on how some will view the nuclear agreement with Iran

Israeli disinformation sullies a rare moment of wartime compassion

For years, the Israelis have used this wartime operation to justify their mass killing of civilians – a constant feature of every Israeli attack on Arab cities

America siding with ‘terrorists’ like al-Nusra? It’s not a conspiracy theory

The more honest members of the mainstream media now openly acknowledge that many “conspiracies” are real after all

Syrian civil war: Can Assad’s regime survive the onslaught from Isis and Jabhat al-Nusra?

In the face of a determined onslaught from militants the fighting in Syria looks set to go on … and on

Canada’s plan to make boycotting Israel a ‘hate crime’

Canada’s premier Stephen Harper on record as saying that criticism of Israel can be a form of “anti-Semitism”

Dubai. Click to enlarge

The Emirates’ out-of-sight migrant workers helping to build the dream projects of its rulers

In the 21st century armies of cheap labour from southern Asia are toiling to build Abu Dhabi’s gleaming towers

The Abu Dhabi Louvre. Click to enlarge

Robert Fisk in Abu Dhabi: The acceptable face of the Emirates

Has Abu Dhabi found a way to blend petrodollars with principles?

Tunisia shooting: When Isis attacks a museum to destroy the ‘culture of its disbelievers’, what treasure of the Western world is now safe?

Robert Fisk on Wednesday’s terror attack in Tunisia

Who can the Saudis trust when they find themselves on Netanyahu’s side?

In their golden palaces, the Saudis fear.

War with Isis: If Saudis aren’t fuelling the militant inferno, who is?

Although Robert Fisk stops short of accusing Washington or London, the corporate media finally acknowledges what this website and others have reported for some time.

Muath al-Kasaesbeh ‘murder’ video: Isis’s Genghis Khan-style cruelty shows Jordan and Japan exactly what the militants think of them

Who among the Arabs will not now also question the cost of supporting the war against Isis?

The prisoner swap has only one purpose for the militants – recognition its Islamic State exists and that foreign nations acknowledge its power

You only had to listen to the number of reporters talking about “the Islamic State” to realize that we are already accepting it as a viable nation

Yemen conflict: An old hand at work in the country’s bloody civil war

No matter how complex the new Yemeni civil war may appear one thing remains constant. Robert Fisk explains

Saudi Arabia’s history of hypocrisy we choose to ignore

As Irish columnist Fintan O’Toole pointed out this week, there are two words that must not be spoken in all the official rhetoric about Charlie Hebdo: Saudi Arabia. “A hundred billion dollars buys you a lot of silence,” he wrote

When will Palestinians learn? Turning to international law isn’t the answer — just ask America and Israel

If Palestine’s request to join the International Criminal Court is ‘entirely counterproductive’, what does that make Israel’s slaughtering of civilians last summer?

A timely reminder of the bloody anniversary we all forgot

The 150th anniversary of a long forgotten war has just passed. Robert Fisk reflects on the American Civil War

Once again language is distorted in order to hide US state wrongdoing

Using words to conceal state terror in the looking glass world of the War on-of Terror

It is our indignation, not that of the Arab world, that torturers fear. We are the bad guys too

You can take Obama’s statement the way he was going to close Guantanamo. Or the way he’s using more drones than Bush ever did