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Nikki Haley Elevated Israel, Damaged US Standing

Wednesday, 17 October 2018, 9:39 am | Ramzy Baroud

US Ambassador to the UN, Nikki Haley, has made her post a “more glamorous” position than her predecessors - as President Donald Trump described Haley’s 2-year term at the UN, following her resignation announcement. More >>

That Single Line of Blood

Thursday, 11 October 2018, 11:16 am | Ramzy Baroud

That Single Line of Blood: Nassir al-Mosabeh and Mohammed al-Durrah By Ramzy Baroud As the frail body of 12-year-old Nassir Al-Mosabeh fell to the ground on Friday, September 28, history was repeating itself in a most tragic way. Little Nassir was ... More >>

End of Hegemony: UN Must Reflect Changing World Order

Thursday, 4 October 2018, 9:10 pm | Ramzy Baroud

End of Hegemony: UN Must Reflect Changing World Order By Ramzy Baroud There is a rational explanation of why India and Brazil, two countries with vast populations and large and growing economies, are not permanent members of the United Nations ... More >>

The Real Reasons behind Washington’s War on UNRWA

Friday, 28 September 2018, 10:15 am | Ramzy Baroud

The US government’s decision to slash funds provided to the United Nations agency that cares for Palestinian refugees, UNRWA, is part of a new American-Israeli strategy aimed at redefining the rules of the game altogether. More >>

Khan Al-Ahmar as Representation of Greater Genocide

Thursday, 20 September 2018, 3:26 pm | Ramzy Baroud

Why Israel Demolishes: Khan Al-Ahmar as Representation of Greater Genocide By Ramzy Baroud Like vultures, Israeli soldiers descended on Khan Al-Ahmar, on Sep. 14 , recreating a menacing scene with which the residents of this small Palestinian village, located ... More >>

The Veiled Danger of the ‘Dead’ Oslo Accords

Thursday, 13 September 2018, 3:04 pm | Ramzy Baroud

Yossi Beilin is back. This unrepentant Israeli 'peacemaker' is like the mythical phoenix, constantly resurrecting from its own ashes. In a recent article in Al-Monitor, Beilin wrote in support of the idea of a confederation between Israel and Palestine. More >>

What Lies Beneath: The US-Israeli Plot to ‘Save’ Gaza

Wednesday, 5 September 2018, 10:36 am | Ramzy Baroud

Israel wants to change the rules of the game entirely. With unconditional support from the Trump Administration, Tel Aviv sees a golden opportunity to redefine what has, for decades, constituted the legal and political foundation for the so-called ... More >>

When Illness is a ‘Death Sentence’

Wednesday, 29 August 2018, 2:09 pm | Ramzy Baroud

Hanan al-Khoudari resorted to Facebook in a cry for help when Israeli authorities rejected her request to accompany her three-year-old son, Louay, to his chemotherapy treatment in East Jerusalem. More >>

Gaza without Cancer Medicine

Wednesday, 22 August 2018, 2:54 pm | Ramzy Baroud

On Sunday August 12, news from Gaza was distressing: The Ministry of Health announced that it would no longer be able to treat cancer patients in the Israel-besieged Strip. More >>

Mission Accomplished

Tuesday, 14 August 2018, 12:51 pm | Ramzy Baroud

When Mike Treen, the National Director of the ‘Unite Union’ in New Zealand arrived at the airport in the capital, Auckland, on August 1, a group of people were anxiously waiting for him at the terminal with Palestinian flags and flowers. They hugged him, ... More >>

Mahmoud Abbas: Stop Exploiting Ahed Tamimi for Personal Gain

Wednesday, 8 August 2018, 2:31 pm | Ramzy Baroud

The father of 11-year-old, Abdul Rahman Nofal contacted me, asking for help. His son was shot in the leg during Gaza's ‘Great March of Return’ protests. The Strip's dilapidated health care system could not save the little boy's leg, as it was later ... More >>

Common Enemy: Why Israel is Embracing Fascism in Europe

Friday, 3 August 2018, 9:14 am | Ramzy Baroud

Hungarian Prime Minister, Viktor Orban, visited Israel on July 19, where he met Israeli Prime Minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, and other officials. Orban’s visit would have not required much pause except that the Hungarian leader has been repeatedly branded ... More >>

Jewish Nation-state Law: Why Israel Was Never a Democracy

Wednesday, 25 July 2018, 2:39 pm | Ramzy Baroud

Jewish Nation-state Law: Why Israel Was Never a Democracy By Ramzy Baroud The head of the Arab Joint List Alliance at the Israeli Knesset (Parliament), Aymen Odeh, described the passing of the racist Jewish Nation-state Law as "the death of ... More >>

The Massacre of Inn Din: How Rohingya Are Lynched

Thursday, 19 July 2018, 11:00 am | Ramzy Baroud

The Massacre of Inn Din: How Rohingya Are Lynched and Held Responsible By Ramzy Baroud “In my four years as High Commissioner, I have heard many preposterous claims. That claim is almost in its own category of absurdity. Have you no shame, sir, have ... More >>

Europe’s Iron Curtain: The Refugee Crisis is about to Worsen

Wednesday, 11 July 2018, 12:52 pm | Ramzy Baroud

Europe’s Iron Curtain: The Refugee Crisis is about to Worsen By Ramzy Baroud A recent European Council summit in Brussels was meant to articulate a united policy on the burgeoning refugees and migrant crisis. Instead, it served to highlight the ... More >>

‘Deal of the Century’ is Not New

Wednesday, 4 July 2018, 12:13 pm | Ramzy Baroud

Donald Trump's 'deal of the century' will fail. Palestinians will not exchange their 70-year long struggle for freedom for Jared Kushner's cash; nor will Israel accept even if there is a demilitarized Palestinian state in the West Bank. More >>

Did Israel Inspire Trump's Family Separation Policy?

Wednesday, 27 June 2018, 2:38 pm | Ramzy Baroud

Did Israel Inspire Trump's Family Separation Policy? By Ramzy Baroud This past May, the United States Attorney General, Jeff Sessions, announced the government's 'zero tolerance' policy at US border crossings. It was a matter of weeks before the new ... More >>

End the Wars to Halt the Refugee Crisis

Wednesday, 20 June 2018, 12:22 pm | Ramzy Baroud

Europe is facing the most significant refugee crisis since World War II. All attempts at resolving the issue have failed, mostly because they have ignored the root causes of the problem. More >>

Palestinians Need Urgent Protection from Israel

Wednesday, 13 June 2018, 12:53 pm | Ramzy Baroud

What is taking place in Palestine is not a 'conflict'. We readily utilize the term but, in fact, the word 'conflict' is misleading. It equates between oppressed Palestinians and Israel, a military power that stands in violation of numerous United Nations ... More >>

Ramzy Baroud: Rethinking the Term ‘Israeli Occupation’

Wednesday, 6 June 2018, 10:54 am | Ramzy Baroud

June 5, 2018 marks the 51st anniversary of the Israeli Occupation of East Jerusalem, the West Bank and Gaza. More >>

 

 

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