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Less Symbolism, More Action - Ramzy Baroud

Friday, 2 December 2016, 3:48 pm | Ramzy Baroud

The Palestine Solidarity Campaign has designated the week, November 25 to December 3, as the 'biggest-ever campaign' aimed at boycotting Israeli products and those of companies that contribute to the Israeli military occupation of Palestine. More >>

What Should Palestinians Expect – Can Trump Be Any Worse?

Friday, 25 November 2016, 3:06 pm | Ramzy Baroud

Fear and trepidation are slowly building up, as US President-elect, Donald Trump, is fortifying his transitional team with people capable of bringing about a nightmare scenario, not only for Americans but for the rest of the world, as well. More >>

Why Is Israel Silencing the Call for Prayer in Jerusalem?

Friday, 18 November 2016, 3:33 pm | Ramzy Baroud

As I was growing up, I was always reassured by the sound of the ‘Muadhin’ making the call for prayer in our refugee camp’s main mosque in Gaza. Whenever I heard the call very early in the morning, announcing in a melodic voice that the time for ... More >>

Ramzy Baroud: An Imminent Split within Fatah?

Friday, 11 November 2016, 3:55 pm | Ramzy Baroud

The Fatah movement is involved in a massive tug-of-war that will ultimately define its future. Though the conflict is between current Palestinian Authority President, Mahmoud Abbas, and once Gaza strongman, Mohammed Dahlan, is in no way motivated by ... More >>

Why Palestinians Want to Sue Britain - Ramzy Baroud

Friday, 4 November 2016, 4:41 pm | Ramzy Baroud

Last July, the Palestinian Authority took the unexpected, although belated step of seeking Arab backing in suing Britain over the Balfour Declaration. That ‘declaration’ was the first ever explicit commitment made by Britain, and the West in general, ... More >>

The War on UNESCO - Ramzy Baroud

Friday, 28 October 2016, 4:15 pm | Ramzy Baroud

Did Italian Prime Minister, Matteo Renzi, actually read the full text of the UNESCO resolution on Palestine and Israel, before he raved with anger? More >>

Was The Women’s Boat to Gaza an Existential Threat?

Wednesday, 12 October 2016, 4:46 pm | Ramzy Baroud

The Convoluted Discourse: Was The Women’s Boat to Gaza an Existential Threat? By Ramzy Baroud More >>

Israel’s Nuclear Man - By Ramzy Baroud

Tuesday, 4 October 2016, 2:40 pm | Ramzy Baroud

Former Israeli Prime Minister and President, Shimon Peres, was a very successful brand. He was presented to the world as stately, wise, a relentless advocate of peace , and a sane voice amidst a conflict deemed senseless and unending. More >>

Ban Ki-Moon’s Legacy in Palestine: Failure in Word and Deed

Friday, 30 September 2016, 2:46 pm | Ramzy Baroud

Ban Ki-Moon's second term as the Secretary General of the United Nations is ending this December. He was the most ideal man for the job as far as the United States and its allies are concerned. More >>

Ramzy Baroud: Honoring Aylan Kurdi by Ending the War in Syria

Friday, 23 September 2016, 4:26 pm | Ramzy Baroud

"A photograph, no matter how emotionally wrenching, can only do so much," wrote Paul Slovic and Nicole Smith Dahmen in QZ.com. More >>

Ramzy Baroud: The Native American, the Palestinian

Thursday, 15 September 2016, 4:05 pm | Ramzy Baroud

Thousands of Native Americans resurrected the fighting spirit of their forefathers as they stood in unprecedented unity to contest an oil company’s desecration of their sacred land in North Dakota. Considering its burdened historical context, this ... More >>

Is Israel Pushing for a Palestinian Civil War?

Friday, 9 September 2016, 4:28 pm | Ramzy Baroud

Division within Palestinian society has reached unprecedented levels, becoming a major hurdle on the path of any unified strategy to end Israel’s violent occupation or to rally Palestinians behind a single objective. More >>

Syrian Refugees Are Not Subjects for a Social Media Gallery

Friday, 2 September 2016, 5:10 pm | Ramzy Baroud

The Italian ‘activist’ was keen on that photo, as if her social media activism career was dependent on it. As if the misery of the poor Syrian child was not palpable enough in his dejected face and his rash-infested skin, she wanted to define a point ... More >>

Punishing the Messenger: Israel’s War on NGOs

Thursday, 25 August 2016, 4:38 pm | Ramzy Baroud

Punishing the Messenger: Israel’s War on NGOs Takes a Worrying Turn By Ramzy Baroud “You deserve to see your loved ones suffer and die. But, maybe, you would be hurt before them,” was part of a threatening message received by a staff member at ‘Al-Mezan’, ... More >>

Through a Glass Darkly: A Poetry Review

Tuesday, 23 August 2016, 5:03 pm | Ramzy Baroud

Through a Glass Darkly: A Poetry Review - I Remember My Name Reviewed by Hatim Kanaaneh ( I Remember My Name – Poetry by Samah Sabawi, Ramzy Baroud and Jehan Bseiso. Vacy Vlazna, ed., 2016, Novum Publishing. Kindle Edition.) In penning this review, the ... More >>

War to ‘Stop’ War: Libya’s ‘Operation Odyssey Lightning’

Friday, 19 August 2016, 4:33 pm | Ramzy Baroud

War to ‘Stop’ War: Libya’s ‘Operation Odyssey Lightning’ The Obama Doctrine is Ravaging the Middle East By Ramzy Baroud Everyone seems to have a theory on how to obliterate ISIS, or ‘Daesh’. However, two points are rarely raised: one, concerning ... More >>

How Factionalism in Palestine Is Killing Freedom Prospect

Thursday, 11 August 2016, 3:05 pm | Ramzy Baroud

Divide and Rule: How Factionalism in Palestine Is Killing Prospect for Freedom By Ramzy Baroud As Palestinians in the Occupied Territories begin preparations for local elections which are scheduled for next October, division and factionalism are rearing ... More >>

Response to Bill Clinton: On (My) Liberty and (Your) America

Monday, 8 August 2016, 12:01 pm | Ramzy Baroud

My Response to Bill Clinton: On (My) Liberty and (Your) America By Ramzy Baroud Donald Trump wants to keep us out of the country altogether. But Bill Clinton, former president and husband of a Democratic presidential nominee, does not mind us staying, ... More >>

Farewell to Yarmouk: A Palestinian Refugee’s Journey

Friday, 29 July 2016, 12:18 pm | Ramzy Baroud

Farewell to Yarmouk: A Palestinian Refugee’s Journey from Izmir to Greece By Ramzy Baroud (Based on interviews with Palestinian refugees from Syria.) The refugee camp of Yarmouk was ever present in his being, pulling him in and out of an abyss of persistent ... More >>

From Nice to the Middle East: The Only Way to Challenge ISIS

Tuesday, 26 July 2016, 2:11 pm | Ramzy Baroud

From Nice to the Middle East: The Only Way to Challenge ISIS By Ramzy Baroud More >>

 

 

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