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The Balancing Act is Over: What Elor Azaria Taught Us

Thursday, 19 January 2017, 2:39 pm | Ramzy Baroud

For some, the ‘manslaughter’ conviction - following the murder by Israeli army medic, Elor Azaria, of already incapacitated Palestinian man, Fattah al-Sharif - is finally settling a protracted debate regarding where Israelis stand on Palestinian ... More >>

Only One Democratic State Possible in Palestine and Israel

Thursday, 12 January 2017, 2:24 pm | Ramzy Baroud

Long before December 28, when Secretary of State, John Kerry took the podium at the Dean Acheson Auditorium in Washington DC to pontificate on the uncertain future of the two-state solution and the need to save Israel from itself, the subject of a ... More >>

The Trump Presidency May be Better for Palestine

Thursday, 5 January 2017, 12:02 pm | Ramzy Baroud

Israel is dizzy. January 20th has been like another Christmas Day and Donald Trump is jolly old Santa Claus bearing gifts. The writing is already on the wall as President-elect Trump has appointed an extremist, David Friedman , as the next US Ambassador to Israel ... More >>

Palestine 2017: Time to Bid Farewell to Washington

Wednesday, 28 December 2016, 11:05 am | Ramzy Baroud

Palestine 2017: Time to Bid Farewell to Washington and Embrace the Globe By Ramzy Baroud More >>

Has the War in Syria also Destroyed Journalism?

Friday, 16 December 2016, 11:19 am | Ramzy Baroud

When a veteran war reporter like Robert Fisk constructs his argument regarding the siege of Aleppo based on 'watching' video footage, then one can truly comprehend the near impossibility of adequate media coverage on the war in Syria. More >>

Palestinian Body Politic Rotten to the Core

Tuesday, 13 December 2016, 4:11 pm | Ramzy Baroud

In July 2003, the then Palestinian Authority Chairman, Yasser Arafat, described Mahmoud Abbas as a 'traitor' who "betrayed the interests of the Palestinian People." More >>

Less Symbolism, More Action - Ramzy Baroud

Friday, 2 December 2016, 3:48 pm | Ramzy Baroud

The Palestine Solidarity Campaign has designated the week, November 25 to December 3, as the 'biggest-ever campaign' aimed at boycotting Israeli products and those of companies that contribute to the Israeli military occupation of Palestine. More >>

What Should Palestinians Expect – Can Trump Be Any Worse?

Friday, 25 November 2016, 3:06 pm | Ramzy Baroud

Fear and trepidation are slowly building up, as US President-elect, Donald Trump, is fortifying his transitional team with people capable of bringing about a nightmare scenario, not only for Americans but for the rest of the world, as well. More >>

Why Is Israel Silencing the Call for Prayer in Jerusalem?

Friday, 18 November 2016, 3:33 pm | Ramzy Baroud

As I was growing up, I was always reassured by the sound of the ‘Muadhin’ making the call for prayer in our refugee camp’s main mosque in Gaza. Whenever I heard the call very early in the morning, announcing in a melodic voice that the time for ... More >>

Ramzy Baroud: An Imminent Split within Fatah?

Friday, 11 November 2016, 3:55 pm | Ramzy Baroud

The Fatah movement is involved in a massive tug-of-war that will ultimately define its future. Though the conflict is between current Palestinian Authority President, Mahmoud Abbas, and once Gaza strongman, Mohammed Dahlan, is in no way motivated by ... More >>

Why Palestinians Want to Sue Britain - Ramzy Baroud

Friday, 4 November 2016, 4:41 pm | Ramzy Baroud

Last July, the Palestinian Authority took the unexpected, although belated step of seeking Arab backing in suing Britain over the Balfour Declaration. That ‘declaration’ was the first ever explicit commitment made by Britain, and the West in general, ... More >>

The War on UNESCO - Ramzy Baroud

Friday, 28 October 2016, 4:15 pm | Ramzy Baroud

Did Italian Prime Minister, Matteo Renzi, actually read the full text of the UNESCO resolution on Palestine and Israel, before he raved with anger? More >>

Was The Women’s Boat to Gaza an Existential Threat?

Wednesday, 12 October 2016, 4:46 pm | Ramzy Baroud

The Convoluted Discourse: Was The Women’s Boat to Gaza an Existential Threat? By Ramzy Baroud More >>

Israel’s Nuclear Man - By Ramzy Baroud

Tuesday, 4 October 2016, 2:40 pm | Ramzy Baroud

Former Israeli Prime Minister and President, Shimon Peres, was a very successful brand. He was presented to the world as stately, wise, a relentless advocate of peace , and a sane voice amidst a conflict deemed senseless and unending. More >>

Ban Ki-Moon’s Legacy in Palestine: Failure in Word and Deed

Friday, 30 September 2016, 2:46 pm | Ramzy Baroud

Ban Ki-Moon's second term as the Secretary General of the United Nations is ending this December. He was the most ideal man for the job as far as the United States and its allies are concerned. More >>

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 >>



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