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Killing Humanitarian Workers As A Strategy: Israel’s Endgame In Gaza

Thursday, 11 April 2024, 1:42 pm | Ramzy Baroud

The latest killing of the internationals in Gaza was done to serve the same goal: ensuring that no aid distribution mechanism is allowed. More >>

Irremediable Defeat: On Israel’s Other Unwinnable War

Friday, 5 April 2024, 11:50 am | Ramzy Baroud

An end to the Gaza war, even if branded as a ‘victory’ by Netanyahu, will only further the polarization and deepen Israel's worst internal political struggle since its founding on the ruins of historic Palestine. More >>

Complicit In Genocide: Where Israel Gets Its Weapons From

Thursday, 28 March 2024, 2:05 pm | Ramzy Baroud

Over 9,000 Palestinian women have been killed since the start of the Israeli war on the Gaza Strip. Mothers have been the largest share of Israeli killings, at an average of 37 mothers per day since October 7. The numbers above, from the Palestinian ... More >>

Words Vs. Action: A Supplication For Gaza, And Humanity

Thursday, 14 March 2024, 2:14 pm | Ramzy Baroud

‘All we can do for Gaza is just offer our Du’a.” This is an oft-repeated statement by enraged Arabs and Muslims who feel helpless before the Israeli genocide in Gaza. But is it true that only invocations and supplications are possible, as tens of thousands ... More >>

On Solidarity And Kushner’s Shame: How Gaza Defeated US Stratagem, Again

Thursday, 7 March 2024, 3:07 pm | Ramzy Baroud

Jared Kushner, a former US official whose relationship to power is that he married the wealthy daughter of a man who was later to become the US president, once attempted to teach Palestinians how to handle their own struggle for freedom. In 2020, he advised ... More >>

To Save Israel: The US Is Destroying The International System It Once Constructed

Tuesday, 5 March 2024, 10:02 am | Ramzy Baroud

In a conversation in 2020 with Princeton Professor Emeritus, Richard Falk, he told me that historically, colonized nations that have won the legitimacy war have always won their freedom. Palestine is unlikely to be the exception. The Gaza war, however, ... More >>

On Hypocrisy And Genocide - How Gaza Has Exposed The West Like Never Before

Saturday, 2 March 2024, 9:43 am | Ramzy Baroud

The Israeli genocide in Gaza will be remembered as the moral collapse of the West. As soon as the Israeli war began, following the Al-Aqsa Flood Operation on October 7, every moral or legal frame of reference that Washington and its western allies ... More >>

Breaching The ‘Iron Wall’: How Palestinians Crushed Jabotinsky's Century-Old Ideas

Wednesday, 7 February 2024, 9:45 am | Ramzy Baroud

It seemed strange, if not out of context, when Israeli politician Moshe Feiglin told Arutz Sheva-Israel National News that “Muslims are not afraid of us anymore”. Feiglin’s comments were made on October 25, less than three weeks following the ... More >>

History, Olive Trees And Football: What Keeps Palestinians Strong

Sunday, 4 February 2024, 8:22 am | Ramzy Baroud

Despite the horrific war in Gaza and the unprecedented number of casualties, millions of Palestinians in the Middle East and around the world took a brief respite from their collective pain to watch their national football team make history in Doha. ... More >>

Europe’s Moral Crisis: Is The EU A Direct Partner In The Israeli Genocide In Gaza?

Wednesday, 31 January 2024, 4:49 pm | Ramzy Baroud

Europe stayed silent when Israel began pounding the besieged Gaza Strip with the kind of ferocity that could only lead to a genocide. In fact, Europe remained silent when the word ‘genocide’ quickly replaced the earlier reference to the ‘Israel-Hamas ... More >>

John Pilger, a Friend of Palestine and All Oppressed Nations, Has Passed Away

Sunday, 21 January 2024, 8:06 pm | Ramzy Baroud

The first and the last time I met John Pilger in person was in 2018. I was invited to deliver a speech at the NSW Parliament in Sydney, Australia. Among the large crowd were many that I knew and respected - a former foreign minister, socially conscientious ... More >>

100 Days Of War And Resistance: Legendary Palestinian Resistance Will Be Netanyahu’s Downfall

Thursday, 18 January 2024, 2:44 pm | Ramzy Baroud

Law number one in the ‘law of holes’, is that “if you find yourself in a hole, stop digging.” Law number two, “if you are not digging, you are still in a hole”. These adages sum up Israel’s ongoing political, military and strategic crises, ... More >>

Urinating On Prisoners: Why Humiliation Is Functional In Israel’s War On Palestinians

Thursday, 21 December 2023, 2:43 pm | Ramzy Baroud

  When Zionist militias, using advanced Western arms, conquered historic Palestine in 1947-48, they expressed their victory through the deliberate humiliation of Palestinians. Much of that humiliation targeted women, in particular, knowing ... More >>

‘Let It Be A Tale’: On Refaat Alareer And The Martyrdom Of The Gaza Intellectual

Thursday, 14 December 2023, 2:50 pm | Ramzy Baroud

What is taking place in Gaza is meant for the history books: an epic tale of a small nation under a long, brutal siege for many years, facing one of the greatest military powers in the world. And yet, it refuses to be defeated.   Not even the ... More >>

Dying To Be Free: Releasing Palestinian Captives Is Not A Numbers Game

Thursday, 7 December 2023, 9:16 pm | Ramzy Baroud

The whole thing may appear to be an exercise in futility, but there is a point why Palestinians are keen on releasing their prisoners, despite the heavy price they continue to pay for their freedom. It may seem rational to ask the question: what ... More >>

History Of Gaza: On Conquerors, Resurgence And Rebirth

Monday, 4 December 2023, 11:09 am | Ramzy Baroud

Those unfamiliar with Gaza and its history are likely to always associate Gaza with destruction, rubble and Israeli genocide. And they can hardly be blamed. On November 3, the UN Development Programme and the UN Economic and Social Commission for Western ... More >>

Henry Kissinger: Snake Oil Salesman Of Gangster Realism

Friday, 1 December 2023, 11:38 am | Ramzy Baroud

“‘He’ll have ye smilin’,” an old Irish saying goes, “while he takes the gold out of your teeth’.” Charles Glass, London Review of Books , Oct 20, 2022 The obituaries of criminals, masterful or otherwise, are always going to be ... More >>

United For Gaza: Time Now For Palestinians To Protect Their Collective Sumud

Thursday, 30 November 2023, 2:51 pm | Ramzy Baroud

Shortly after the start of a four-day ceasefire in the war on Gaza, the prime ministers of Spain and Belgium, Pedro Sanchez and Alexander De Croo, appeared in a joint press conference at Rafah Crossing. While Sanchez described “what is happening (as) a ... More >>

One Small, Red Triangle: Palestine, We Are Finally Looking

Monday, 27 November 2023, 1:56 pm | Ramzy Baroud

Did you know that there was an international conference held in France on November 9 under the title ‘International Humanitarian Conference for Gaza’s Civilian Population’? According to the French foreign ministry website , the conference ... More >>

Ours Is An Indigenous Struggle: How Gaza United The World

Friday, 24 November 2023, 9:17 am | Ramzy Baroud

For decades, the struggle for national liberation in Palestine was rightly understood to be part and parcel of a global struggle for liberation, mainly in the Global South. And since national liberation movements were, per definition, the struggle for indigenous ... More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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