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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 >>

Being Black Palestinian: Solidarity as a Welcome Pathology

Wednesday, 13 July 2016, 3:17 pm | Ramzy Baroud

Being Black Palestinian: Solidarity as a Welcome Pathology By Ramzy Baroud Last year, I wrote an article that made many readers unhappy. As soon as it was published, I began receiving messages of abuse and angry, threatening calls. I hesitated about ... More >>

People above Politics

Thursday, 7 July 2016, 9:42 am | Ramzy Baroud

People above Politics: Political Deal will not hamper the Turkish-Palestinian Bond By Ramzy Baroud More >>

Searching for a ‘Responsible Adult’

Thursday, 30 June 2016, 12:39 pm | Ramzy Baroud

Searching for a ‘Responsible Adult’: 'Is Brexit Good for Israel?' By Ramzy Baroud After months of anticipation, the United Kingdom has decided to leave the European Union (EU). Although, the results were fairly close - 51.9% voted to 'Leave' vs. ... More >>

Palestine’s ‘Prayer for Rain’

Thursday, 23 June 2016, 11:41 am | Ramzy Baroud

Palestine’s ‘Prayer for Rain’: How Israel Uses Water as a Weapon of War By Ramzy Baroud Entire communities in the West Bank either have no access to water or have had their water supply reduced almost by half. This alarming development has ... More >>

Gaza: Resistance Through Poetry

Friday, 17 June 2016, 11:29 am | Ramzy Baroud

Gaza: Resistance Through Poetry By Ramzy Baroud “(At dawn) … I will resist ... (Since) upon the wall there is still a white sheet … And my fingers are yet to (completely) dissolve.” This is a translated verse from Mu'in Bseiso’ “Three ... More >>

The Paris Peace Gambit

Thursday, 9 June 2016, 10:47 am | Ramzy Baroud

In their defense, the Israelis seem to have figured out the whole thing and opted out. But the hapless Palestinian leadership, along with their Arab League partners, joined by the French, EU and UN representatives, and even US Secretary of State, ... More >>

Israel’s Future is Terrifying

Wednesday, 1 June 2016, 1:53 pm | Ramzy Baroud

Israel’s Future is Terrifying: Moshe Ya’alon and Israel’s Disconcerting ‘Morality’ By Ramzy Baroud Israeli society is constantly swerving to the Right and, by doing so, the country’s entire political paradigm is redefined regularly. Israel is now ... More >>

Time to End the ‘Hasbara’

Friday, 27 May 2016, 3:32 pm | Ramzy Baroud

Time to End the ‘Hasbara’: Palestinian Media and the Search for a Common Story Ramzy Baroud Merely being in the company of hundreds of Palestinian journalists and other media professionals from all over the world has been an uplifting experience. ... More >>

Palestine’s Nakba in the Larger Arab ‘Catastrophe’

Wednesday, 18 May 2016, 5:24 pm | Ramzy Baroud

Roots of the Conflict: Palestine’s Nakba in the Larger Arab ‘Catastrophe’ By Ramzy Baroud On May 15th of every year, over the past 68 years, Palestinians have commemorated their collective exile from Palestine. The ethnic cleansing of Palestine ... More >>

 

 

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