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Will Israel Become a UN Security Council Member?

Wednesday, 20 September 2017, 10:37 am | Ramzy Baroud

There is a great irony in the fact that Israel is seeking a seat at the United Nations Security Council (UNSC). More >>

Rohingya Genocide: Big Oil, Failed Democracy, False Prophets

Thursday, 14 September 2017, 11:49 am | Ramzy Baroud

To a certain extent, Aung San Suu Kyi is a false prophet. Glorified by the west for many years, she was made a 'democracy icon' because she opposed the same forces in her country, Burma, at the time that the US-led western coalition isolated Rangoon ... More >>

Three Years after the War: Gaza Youth Speak Out

Thursday, 7 September 2017, 10:01 am | Ramzy Baroud

"At bedtime, I am afraid to turn the lights off. I am not a coward, it is just that I worry that this bulb hanging from the ceiling is the last light that remains (shining) in my life." More >>

The Terror Next Time: The Daesh Story Is Not Ending

Thursday, 31 August 2017, 9:55 am | Ramzy Baroud

Iraq's second largest city, Mosul, has been reduced to rubble. It has been finally conquered, snatched back from the notorious group, Daesh, after months of merciless bombardment by the US-led war coalition, and a massive ground war. More >>

Trump and Kim Should Not Hold the World Hostage

Thursday, 24 August 2017, 4:54 pm | Ramzy Baroud

Not too far away from Seattle, Washington there are eight ballistic-missile submarines carrying the world’s large shipments of nuclear weapons. More >>

Al-Araqeeb Village: Palestinian Bedouins Refuse to Surrender

Friday, 18 August 2017, 1:32 pm | Ramzy Baroud

Al-Araqeeb Village: Palestinian Bedouins Refuse to Surrender 116 Times By Ramzy Baroud On August 1, the Palestinian Bedouin village of Al-Araqeeb was destroyed for the 116th time . As soon as Israeli bulldozers finished their ugly deed and soldiers ... More >>

‘The Palestine Exception’

Thursday, 10 August 2017, 2:54 pm | Ramzy Baroud

‘The Palestine Exception’: War on BDS is now a War on American Democracy By Ramzy Baroud There is something immoral in Washington D.C., and its consequences can be dire for many people, particularly for the health of US democracy. The US ... More >>

Fear and Trepidation in Tel Aviv

Wednesday, 26 July 2017, 4:00 pm | Ramzy Baroud

Fear and Trepidation in Tel Aviv: Is Israel Losing the Syria War? By Ramzy Baroud Israel, which has played a precarious role in the Syrian war since 2011, is furious to learn that the future of the conflict is not to its liking. The six-year-old Syria ... More >>

How Trump and Netanyahu Pushed Palestinians to A Corner

Friday, 21 July 2017, 3:22 pm | Ramzy Baroud

Early October 2016, Misbah Abu Sbeih left his wife and five children at home and then drove to an Israeli police station in Occupied Palestinian East Jerusalem. More >>

‘The World is (Not) Flat’

Thursday, 6 July 2017, 4:42 pm | Ramzy Baroud

‘The World is (Not) Flat’: ‘Trumpism’ is Symptom of Decades-Long Imperial Arrogance By Ramzy Baroud No matter how hard White House officials try, they cannot construct a coherent ‘Trump doctrine’ that would make sense amid the chaos that ... More >>

Pushing Gaza to Suicide: The Politics of Humiliation

Friday, 30 June 2017, 10:46 am | Ramzy Baroud

Mohammed Abed is a 28-year-old taxi driver from the village of Qarara, near the town of Khan Younis in the Gaza Strip. He has no teeth. More >>

Israel vs. the United Nations: The Nikki Haley Doctrine

Thursday, 22 June 2017, 11:09 am | Ramzy Baroud

The United States Ambassador to the United Nations, Nikki Haley, seems to be championing a single cause: Israel. More >>

Journalism, History and War: Sit, Type and Bleed

Wednesday, 14 June 2017, 4:08 pm | Ramzy Baroud

Journalism, History and War: Sit, Type and Bleed By Ramzy Baroud The typical newsroom set-up, where journalists chase after news headlines dictated by some centralized news gathering agency - often based in some western capital - does not suffice any ... More >>

Ramzy Baroud: Can the 1967 War Offer Opportunity for Peace?

Monday, 12 June 2017, 1:40 pm | Ramzy Baroud

There is a saying that goes: “Be careful what you wish for, for you may get it.” This has been Israel’s dilemma from the very beginning. More >>

How Palestine Disappeared from US Media Coverage

Wednesday, 31 May 2017, 1:42 pm | Ramzy Baroud

As if he has, overnight, been transformed into a master politician, Donald Trump's 27-hour trip to Israel has left many analysts mystified. More >>

New Charter: Should Hamas Rewrite the Past?

Friday, 12 May 2017, 12:35 pm | Ramzy Baroud

Now that the Palestinian Islamic Movement, Hamas, has officially changed its Charter, one should not immediately assume that the decision is, in itself, an act of political maturity . More >>

The Real Reasons behind the Palestinian Hunger Strike

Wednesday, 3 May 2017, 3:31 pm | Ramzy Baroud

Gaza is the world’s largest open air prison . The West Bank is a prison, too, segmented into various wards, known as areas A, B and C. In fact, all Palestinians are subjected to varied degrees of military restrictions. At some level, they are all prisoners. More >>

Palestinian, Jewish Voices Must Challenge Israel’s Past

Thursday, 27 April 2017, 1:16 pm | Ramzy Baroud

Israel has resorted to three main strategies to suppress Palestinian calls for justice and human rights, including the Right of Return for refugees. More >>

Who Will Fill the Intellectual Vacuum in the Arab World?

Wednesday, 19 April 2017, 10:53 am | Ramzy Baroud

Back in the Middle East for a few months, I find myself astounded by the absence of the strong voices of Arab intellectuals. The region that has given rise to the likes of Michel Aflaq, George Habash, Rached al-Ghannouchi, Edward Said and numerous ... More >>

How Israel Understands the Arab Peace Initiative

Monday, 10 April 2017, 2:21 pm | Ramzy Baroud

Once more, the Arab Peace Initiative of 2002 is taking center stage. Palestinian Authority (PA) President Mahmoud Abbas insisted during his speech before the recently-concluded Arab League Summit in Jordan , that the Initiative is the only solution on the table; ... More >>



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