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Zionist War On Palestinian Festival In Rome Is Ominous Sign Of Things To Come

Friday, 16 October 2020, 11:45 am | Ramzy Baroud

By Romana Rubeo & Ramzy Baroud A Zionist-led war on a Palestinian cultural festival in Rome has exposed the fragility of the Italian political system when it comes to the conversation on Palestine and Israel. The sad truth is that, although ... More >>

Despite Ambiguity In International Law, Palestinians Are Winning The ‘Legitimacy War’

Saturday, 10 October 2020, 2:43 pm | Ramzy Baroud

‘International law’ remains one of the most discussed terms in the context of the Israeli occupation of Palestine. It is almost always present, whether the discussion pertains to the Israeli wars and siege on Gaza, the expansion of illegal Jewish settlements ... More >>

Black Lives Should Always Matter: Delinking Social Justice From Seasonal US Politics

Thursday, 8 October 2020, 8:36 am | Ramzy Baroud

After viewing the first US Presidential debate on September 29, one is left with no doubt about the degenerating political discourse among America’s ruling elites. Following the debate between US President, Donald Trump, and Democratic Presidential ... More >>

In Lieu Of A Liberation Strategy: Palestinian Elections Are Designed To Buy Time

Friday, 2 October 2020, 3:06 pm | Ramzy Baroud

It is abundantly clear that Palestinian Authority President, Mahmoud Abbas, has underestimated the seriousness of the challenges facing Palestine and the Palestinians. The rushed agreement between his party, Fatah and Hamas in Istanbul on September ... More >>

Fight Over The Mediterranean: France’s Proxy War And The Budding Turkish-Russian Alliance

Wednesday, 30 September 2020, 4:10 pm | Ramzy Baroud

Overwhelmed by uncontrollable circumstances, the Greek government is bracing for another financial crisis that promises to be as terrible as the last one in 2015. Prime Minister, Kyriakos Mitsotakis, announced , on September 12, that Athens has ... More >>

We Are The Children Of Gaza: The Poet, The Fashionista And The Footballer

Monday, 28 September 2020, 4:33 pm | Ramzy Baroud

By Wafaa Aludaini and Ramzy Baroud The inevitable has finally happened, and the coronavirus pandemic is now ravaging the besieged Gaza Strip. On August 24, a total lockdown was imposed by the Gaza authorities following the discovery of several COVID-19 ... More >>

Palestinians Are Not Numbers: On The Future Of The Palestinian Discourse

Thursday, 24 September 2020, 8:06 am | Ramzy Baroud

Palestine can never be truly understood through numbers, because numbers are dehumanizing, impersonal, and, when necessary, can also be contrived to mean something else entirely. Numbers are not meant to tell the story of the human condition, nor should they ever ... More >>

How Do Democrats And Republicans Differ On Palestine And Israel?

Monday, 21 September 2020, 4:03 pm | Ramzy Baroud

The polarized nature of American politics often makes it difficult to address fundamental differences between the country’s two main political rivals, Republicans and Democrats. As each side is intent on discrediting the other at every opportunity, unbiased information ... More >>

The ‘Desaparecidos’ Of Palestine: Gantz Escalates Israel’s War On The Dead

Thursday, 17 September 2020, 9:09 am | Ramzy Baroud

On September 2, the Israeli government approved a proposal that allows the military to indefinitely withhold the bodies of Palestinians who have been killed by the Israeli army. The proposal was made by the country’s Defense Minister, Benny Gantz. Gantz ... More >>

As Washington Retreats, Eastern Mediterranean Conflict Further Marginalizes NATO

Thursday, 10 September 2020, 8:14 am | Ramzy Baroud

The North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) is an alliance in name alone. Recent events notwithstanding, the brewing conflict over territorial waters in the Eastern Mediterranean indicates that the military union between mostly Western countries ... More >>

Netanyahu Vs Gantz: Gaza Escalation As Reflection Of Israel’s Political Rivalry

Thursday, 27 August 2020, 5:25 am | Ramzy Baroud

Only recently, the Palestinian group, Hamas, and Israel seemed close to reaching a prisoner exchange agreement, where Hamas would release several Israeli soldiers held in Gaza while Israel would set free an unspecified number of Palestinian detainees ... More >>

‘People Of The Cave’: Palestinians Take Their Fight For Justice To The Mountains

Monday, 24 August 2020, 3:57 pm | Ramzy Baroud

Palestinians are not going anywhere. This is the gist of seven decades of Palestinian struggle against Zionist colonialism. The proof? The story of Ahmed Amarneh. Amarneh, a 30-year-old civil engineer from the northern West Bank village of Farasin, lives ... More >>

Hands Off Lebanon: Macron’s Self-Serving ‘New Pact’ Must Be Shunned

Wednesday, 19 August 2020, 5:04 am | Ramzy Baroud

French President, Emmanuel Macron, is in no position to pontificate to Lebanon about the need for political and economic reforms. Just as thousands of Lebanese took to the streets of Beirut demanding “revenge” against the ruling classes, the French ... More >>

Apartheid Or One State: Has Jordan Broken A Political Taboo?

Wednesday, 5 August 2020, 1:45 pm | Ramzy Baroud

What will it take for the idea of a two-state solution, which was hardly practical to begin with, to be completely abandoned? Every realistic assessment of the situation on the ground indicates, with palpable clarity, that there can never be a viable ... More >>

Palestinian Eyewitness Testimony Of The Execution Of Abdul F Al-Sharif By Israeli Soldier, E Azaria

Saturday, 1 August 2020, 3:21 pm | Ramzy Baroud

Human Rights Defenders: Palestinian Eyewitness Testimony of the Execution of Abdul Fattah al-Sharif by Israeli Soldier, Elor Azaria As illegal Jewish settlers increase their attacks on Palestinian civilians in the occupied city of Al Khalil (Hebron), ... More >>

List Of Israeli Targets Leaked: Tel Aviv Fears The Worst In ICC Investigation Of War Crimes

Thursday, 30 July 2020, 7:32 am | Ramzy Baroud

When International Court of Justice (ICC) Prosecutor, Fatou Bensouda, confirmed last December that the Court has ample evidence to pursue a war crimes investigation in occupied Palestine, the Israeli government responded with the usual rhetoric, ... More >>

Why Palestinian-Israeli Prisoners Exchange Deal Could Happen Soon?

Thursday, 23 July 2020, 8:17 am | Ramzy Baroud

For the first time since the Israeli war on Gaza in 2014, the Israeli government of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is signaling its willingness to engage in negotiations regarding the release of the bodies of two Israeli soldiers believed to be held by ... More >>

‘Optimism Of The Will’: Palestinian Freedom Is Possible Now

Sunday, 19 July 2020, 5:37 pm | Ramzy Baroud

In a recent TV discussion, a respected pro-Palestine journalist declared that if any positive change or transformation ever occurs in the tragic Palestinian saga, it would not happen now, but that it would take a whole new generation to bring about ... More >>

Tearing Down The Idols Of Colonialism: Why Tunisia, Africa Must Demand French Apology

Thursday, 2 July 2020, 8:06 am | Ramzy Baroud

The visit by newly-elected Tunisian President Kais Saied to France on June 22 was intended to discuss bilateral relations, trade, etc. But it was also a missed opportunity, where Tunisia could have formally demanded an apology from France for the decades ... More >>

The ‘Palestinian Chair’: Exposing Israel’s Direct Role In US Violence

Thursday, 18 June 2020, 9:04 am | Ramzy Baroud

The banning of deadly police practices by many American states and cities following the murder of an African American man, George Floyd, at the hands of Minneapolis police officers is, once more, shedding light on US-Israeli collaboration in the ... More >>