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The Real Face of Justin: Are Palestinians Canada's New Jews?

Wednesday, 12 December 2018, 10:46 am | Ramzy Baroud

How does one explain Canada's contradictory foreign policy regarding Palestine and Israel? On December 4, Secretary General of the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO), Saeb Erekat, praised Canada’s commitment not to follow the footsteps of ... More >>

The Conspiracy against Refugees

Wednesday, 5 December 2018, 10:29 am | Ramzy Baroud

Watching the ongoing debate between US liberal and right-wing pundits on US mainstream media, one rarely gets the impression that Washington is responsible for the unfolding crisis in Central America. More >>

Netanyahu's Predicament: The Era of Easy Wars is over

Thursday, 29 November 2018, 3:38 pm | Ramzy Baroud

When Israeli Prime Minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, ordered his army to carry out a limited operation in the besieged Gaza Strip on November 12, he certainly did not anticipate that his military adventure would destabilize his government and threaten ... More >>

The Tide is Turning: Israel Is Losing on Two War Fronts

Wednesday, 21 November 2018, 11:14 am | Ramzy Baroud

The November 12 botched Israeli military operation in the Gaza Strip is delineating Tel Aviv’s failure to utilize its army as a tool to achieve Palestinian political concessions. More >>

Netanyahu Supports the Death Penalty against Palestinians

Friday, 16 November 2018, 1:51 pm | Ramzy Baroud

Right-wing Israeli Prime Minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, is escalating his war on the Palestinian people, although for reasons almost entirely related to Israeli politics. He has just given the greenlight to a legislation that would make it easier for Israeli ... More >>

Why Is Israel Afraid of Khalida Jarrar?

Wednesday, 7 November 2018, 12:19 pm | Ramzy Baroud

When Israeli troops stormed the house of Palestinian parliamentarian and lawyer, Khalida Jarrar, on April 2, 2015, she was engrossed in her research . For months, Jarrar had been leading a Palestinian effort to take Israel to the International ... More >>

China’s Balancing Act Will Fail in the Middle East

Thursday, 1 November 2018, 11:52 am | Ramzy Baroud

Although ties between Washington and Tel Aviv are stronger than ever, Israeli leaders are aware of a vastly changing political landscape. The US' own political turmoil and the global power realignment - which is on full display in the Middle East - ... More >>

‘A Cruel Choice’: Why Israel Targets Palestinian Schools

Wednesday, 24 October 2018, 12:20 pm | Ramzy Baroud

Several Palestinian students, along with teachers and officials, were wounded in the Israeli army attack on a school south of Nablus in the West Bank on October 15. The students of Al- Sawiya Al-Lebban Mixed School were challenging an Israeli military ... More >>

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 >>

 

 

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