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Using Hollywood Celebrities to Validate Islam

Friday, 24 March 2017, 4:03 pm | Ramzy Baroud

When Terry Holdbrooks Jr., converted to Islam in 2003, he was inundated with death threats and labeled a 'race traitor.' If a religious conversion ever deserves to be admired, Holdbrooks' conversion does, and not because Islam has 'won' yet another ... More >>

US/Israeli Codependent Relationship Not Just about Money

Thursday, 16 March 2017, 4:02 pm | Ramzy Baroud

"We must look back twenty-five years to realize how far Israel has fallen in world support," wrote famed Jewish scholar, Harvard sociologist, Nathan Glazer in 1976. More >>

American Muslims Must Stop Apologizing

Monday, 6 March 2017, 3:01 pm | Ramzy Baroud

I had recently been asked to give a talk about “being an American Muslim in the United States.” Although wary of the uses and abuses of the term, I obliged. More >>

Now, No One Can Save Israel from Itself

Friday, 24 February 2017, 12:09 pm | Ramzy Baroud

The President of the United States can hardly be taken seriously, saying much but doing little. His words, often offensive, carry no substance, and it is impossible to summarize his complex political outlook about important issues. More >>

Israel’s Vision for the Future is Terrifying

Thursday, 16 February 2017, 4:03 pm | Ramzy Baroud

Empirical historical evidence combined with little common-sense are enough to tell us the type of future options that Israel has in store for the Palestinian people: perpetual Apartheid or ethnic cleansing, or a mix of both. More >>

Are We Hating Donald Trump for the Wrong Reasons?

Thursday, 9 February 2017, 3:32 pm | Ramzy Baroud

I fear that many of us are hating Donald Trump for the wrong reasons. Multitudes are being swayed by mainstream media-inspired demonization of the new US president, based on selective assumptions and half-truths. More >>

Trump’s Election Promises Will Haunt Him

Friday, 3 February 2017, 3:57 pm | Ramzy Baroud

‘I'm the best thing that could ever happen to Israel,’ he boasted at the Republican Jewish Coalition’s Presidential Forum in Washington DC, in December, 2015. More >>

Paris Peace Conference: An End to a Western-dominated Era?

Friday, 27 January 2017, 1:12 pm | Ramzy Baroud

No, it was not just 'another Middle East peace conference,’ as a columnist in Israeli ‘Jerusalem Post’ attempted to depict the Paris Peace Conference held on January 15, with top official representations from 70 countries attending. More >>

The Balancing Act is Over: What Elor Azaria Taught Us

Thursday, 19 January 2017, 2:39 pm | Ramzy Baroud

For some, the ‘manslaughter’ conviction - following the murder by Israeli army medic, Elor Azaria, of already incapacitated Palestinian man, Fattah al-Sharif - is finally settling a protracted debate regarding where Israelis stand on Palestinian ... More >>

Only One Democratic State Possible in Palestine and Israel

Thursday, 12 January 2017, 2:24 pm | Ramzy Baroud

Long before December 28, when Secretary of State, John Kerry took the podium at the Dean Acheson Auditorium in Washington DC to pontificate on the uncertain future of the two-state solution and the need to save Israel from itself, the subject of a ... More >>

The Trump Presidency May be Better for Palestine

Thursday, 5 January 2017, 12:02 pm | Ramzy Baroud

Israel is dizzy. January 20th has been like another Christmas Day and Donald Trump is jolly old Santa Claus bearing gifts. The writing is already on the wall as President-elect Trump has appointed an extremist, David Friedman , as the next US Ambassador to Israel ... More >>

Palestine 2017: Time to Bid Farewell to Washington

Wednesday, 28 December 2016, 11:05 am | Ramzy Baroud

Palestine 2017: Time to Bid Farewell to Washington and Embrace the Globe By Ramzy Baroud More >>

Has the War in Syria also Destroyed Journalism?

Friday, 16 December 2016, 11:19 am | Ramzy Baroud

When a veteran war reporter like Robert Fisk constructs his argument regarding the siege of Aleppo based on 'watching' video footage, then one can truly comprehend the near impossibility of adequate media coverage on the war in Syria. More >>

Palestinian Body Politic Rotten to the Core

Tuesday, 13 December 2016, 4:11 pm | Ramzy Baroud

In July 2003, the then Palestinian Authority Chairman, Yasser Arafat, described Mahmoud Abbas as a 'traitor' who "betrayed the interests of the Palestinian People." More >>

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 >>

 

 

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