Remember how they were to blame for their own exodus seven decades ago, because they followed the instructions of radio stations to leave their homes until the Jews of Israel were ‘driven into the sea’. Only, of course, the radio broadcasts never existed
An Israeli statement that the Iranians had missiles in Syria was surely made in concert with the Trump administration – it came within hours, and coincidences don’t run that close in the Middle East
Having withdrawn America from the Iran nuclear deal with such capriciousness, the US president has demonstrated that – like the late Libyan leader – he is totally divorced from reality
If Qatar was to rescue Syria when the war there is over, it would have power. And a power – with a Mediterranean coastline – that even Saudi Arabia doesn’t have
While we believe all Arab dictators regularly lie, we Western folk are supposed to hold our own leaders to account – and ensure that they tell the truth when they claim to act on our behalf
Exclusive: Robert Fisk visits the Syria clinic at the centre of a global crisis
Most reports estimate 1,500 civilians have been killed in the bombardment by Russia and the Syrian government, but many more – and the Islamist fighters opposing the regime – would have died without this once secret underground warren
I watched them stand beneath those shattered trees to pray. They had long scraggly beards, most of them uncombed, cheap track suits, dusty plastic sandals. I suppose it was a sort of political statement
Robert Fisk discovers it would take a year, if not a decade, to understand the killing and the cynicism and the innocent suffering behind this epic battle
In return for protection, the Copts will vote loyally this week for a man whose secret police now dominate political life in Egypt
Exclusive: All around Sinjar and its broken villages, there is mud. Tanks and guns always turn soil into brown liquid which quickly becomes bog
Syria cannot countenance Kurdish presence on its territory and Turkey cannot tolerate a Kurdish enclave along its southern border, however secular, liberal and socialist it claims (not without reason) to be
A presidency built on such weak foundations will do little to help any negotiations between Israel and the Palestinians and has already made things worse
Jonathan Whittall of Medecins Sans Frontieres scathingly attacked what he called 'stethoscopes for hire', those who operated 'as contractors driven by profit rather than the principles that guide humanitarian action in conflict'
Shortly before Kushner accompanied Trump on his first diplomatic trip to Israel in May, his family real estate company received about $30m in investments from Menora Mivtachim, one of Israel’s largest insurers and financial institutions
Isn’t the man in charge of the CIA’s Iran operations taking a serious interest in the latest events in Iran? Surely he is. That’s his job, isn’t it? But why this silence?