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Gaza Speaks: This Is What the Decade-long Siege Has Done

Monday, 1 February 2016, 2:27 pm | Ramzy Baroud

Gaza Speaks: This Is What the Decade-long Siege Has Done to Us By Ramzy Baroud (With reporting from Yousef Aljamal in Gaza.) More >>

The Complex Reality of ‘Home’ for Palestinians

Thursday, 21 January 2016, 2:14 pm | Ramzy Baroud

Defined by Nakba and Exile: The Complex Reality of ‘Home’ for Palestinians By Ramzy Baroud More >>

The Compelling Memoirs of Ali Abumghasib

Wednesday, 13 January 2016, 11:28 am | Ramzy Baroud

The Compelling Memoirs of Ali Abumghasib By Ramzy Baroud Ali Abumghasib knows little about the current intrigues of the Fatah Movement, or, perhaps, he is just not interested. Although he has dedicated most of his life fighting within its ranks, he never saw ... More >>

Hungry Warrior: The Untold Story of Hana Shalabi

Thursday, 17 December 2015, 11:59 am | Ramzy Baroud

Throughout her hunger strike, that of exactly 47 days, Hana Shalabi never slept consistently for a number of hours. In the first few days of her strike, she would doze off only to wake up with the sudden fear that someone was trying to hurt her. More >>

Open Rafah Now

Friday, 11 December 2015, 4:55 pm | Ramzy Baroud

Open Rafah Now: Siege on Gaza is a Cruel and Political Failure By Ramzy Baroud When Egypt decided to open the Rafah border crossing which separates it from Gaza for two days, December 3 and 4, a sense of guarded relief was felt in the impoverished ... More >>

Rohingya and the Burmese Generals

Friday, 20 November 2015, 11:50 am | Ramzy Baroud

Rohingya and the Burmese Generals: How to Forge a Democracy and Get Away with It By Ramzy Baroud Writing in the New York Times in an article entitled, " Myanmar Generals Set the State for Their Own Exit ", Thomas Fuller expressed his and ... More >>

Remaking the Middle East

Thursday, 12 November 2015, 10:45 am | Ramzy Baroud

Remaking the Middle East: How the US Grew Tired and Less Irrelevant By Ramzy Baroud More >>

Co-existence with Apartheid? J K Rowling Owes Apology

Thursday, 5 November 2015, 10:52 am | Ramzy Baroud

Co-existence with Apartheid? J K Rowling Owes Palestinians an Apology, Not an Explanation By Ramzy Baroud More >>

Confronting the Obvious Truth

Thursday, 29 October 2015, 12:08 pm | Ramzy Baroud

Saeb Erekat is an enigmatic character. Despite minimal popularity among Palestinians, he is omnipresent, appears regularly on television and speaks with the moral authority of an accomplished leader whose legacy is rife with accolades and an astute, unwavering ... More >>

Recasting the Rules over Palestine

Thursday, 22 October 2015, 1:11 pm | Ramzy Baroud

My first stop, after living for 22 years in a refugee camp in Gaza, was the city of Seattle, a pleasant, green city, where people drink too much coffee to cope with the long, cold, grey winters. There, for the first time, I stood before an audience ... More >>

Of Course, It is an Intifada: This is What You Must Know

Wednesday, 14 October 2015, 2:36 pm | Ramzy Baroud

Of Course, It is an Intifada: This is What You Must Know By Ramzy Baroud More >>

Listen to Syrians

Thursday, 8 October 2015, 11:25 am | Ramzy Baroud

Imagine the Syrian war from the point of view of ordinary Syrians from a variety of backgrounds. They are most likely to offer a different perspective and to hold entirely different expectations than most other parties involved. More >>

Seven Points Not on the Arab Media Agenda

Monday, 5 October 2015, 3:43 pm | Ramzy Baroud

It has been recently announced that Arab ‘media experts’ plan to ‘celebrate’ Arab Media Day on April 21, 2016. The theme for the first day, of what is meant to be an annual tradition, is: “The Role of the (Arab) Media in Combatting Terrorism”. More >>

Huffington Post Arabic Absurdity

Saturday, 12 September 2015, 2:59 pm | Ramzy Baroud

What does it mean to be a ‘liberal Arab’? Even in the West, definitions of the ‘liberal’ vary. More >>

'Islamic State' Pretence and the Upcoming Wars in Libya

Saturday, 29 August 2015, 11:09 am | Ramzy Baroud

Another war is in the making in Libya: the questions are ‘how’ and ‘when’? While the prospect of another military showdown is unlikely to deliver Libya from its current security upheaval and political conflict, it is likely to change the ... More >>

The Rise and Fall of Arab Revolutionary Discourse

Saturday, 15 August 2015, 12:36 pm | Ramzy Baroud

Strange how intellectual discussion concerning the so-called “Arab Spring” has almost entirely shifted in recent years - from one concerning freedom, justice, democracy and rights in general, into a political wrangle between various antagonist camps. More >>

Palestinian Bubble and the Burning of Toddler Ali Dawabsha

Saturday, 8 August 2015, 10:50 am | Ramzy Baroud

One-and-a-half year old Ali Saad Dawabsha became the latest victim of Israeli violence on July 31. He was burnt to death. Other members of his family were also severely burnt in a Jewish settlers’ attack on their home in the village of Duma, near Nablus, ... More >>

Darker Horizons Ahead: Rethinking the War on ‘IS’

Thursday, 30 July 2015, 3:20 pm | Ramzy Baroud

As much of the Middle East sinks deeper into division between competing political camps, the so-called ‘Islamic State’ (‘IS’) continues its unhindered march towards a twisted version of a Muslim caliphate. Many thousands have lost their lives, ... More >>

A Chance for Arab-Iranian Reconciliation

Thursday, 23 July 2015, 8:45 am | Ramzy Baroud

“The Americans have taken the Shia Muslim side in the Middle East’s sectarian war,” declared Robert Fisk in the “Independent” newspaper on July 15, a day after the US and five major world powers reached a landmark agreement with Iran about ... More >>

The Logic of Life and Death in Gaza

Thursday, 16 July 2015, 2:26 pm | Ramzy Baroud

Another row is brewing between Israel and the Palestinian Resistance Movement, Hamas, over the release of Avraham Mengitsu, an Israeli citizen who, according to Israeli military sources, ‘slipped into Gaza’ on September 7, 2014. More >>

 

 

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