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Tunisia Leads The Way: New Report Exposes Israel’s False Democracy

Thursday, 2 April 2020, 10:02 am | Ramzy Baroud

Tunisia is the Middle East’s greatest success story, according to the findings of the V-Dem Annual Democracy Report 2019 . One of the world’s most regarded annual reports on democracy and good governance, the V-Dem Report is produced by the V-Dem ... More >>

BJP And Israel: Hindu Nationalism Is Ravaging India’s Democracy

Thursday, 26 March 2020, 9:20 am | Ramzy Baroud

It was only a matter of time before the anti-Muslim sentiment in India turned violent. A country that has historically prided itself on its diversity and tolerance, and for being ‘the largest democracy in the world’ has, in recent years, exhibited ... More >>

Technology Of Death: The Not-So-Shocking Report On Israeli Weapons Exports

Tuesday, 24 March 2020, 11:57 am | Ramzy Baroud

The Middle East region, battered by wars and adjoining humanitarian crises that have left millions of people stateless, hungry and diseased, is in urgent need for peace, security and reconstruction. Thanks to the US, Russian, French, Israeli and ... More >>

Death At The Greek Border: Syrian Refugees Should Not Be Used As Political Pawns

Thursday, 19 March 2020, 10:48 am | Ramzy Baroud

In a surprising move, Turkish President, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, announced on February 29 that he will be re-opening his country’s border to Europe, thus allowing tens of thousands of mostly Syrian refugees into Greece and other European countries. ... More >>

‘Zionist’ Biden In His Own Words: ‘My Name Is Joe Biden, And Everybody Knows I Love Israel’

Tuesday, 17 March 2020, 10:22 am | Ramzy Baroud

"I am a Zionist. You don't have to be a Jew to be a Zionist," current Democratic Presidential candidate, Joe Biden, said in April 2007, soon before he was chosen to be Barack Obama’s running mate in the 2008 elections. Biden is, of ... More >>

‘A Policeman, A Pastor And A Palestinian’: The ‘Chilestinians’ As A Model For Palestinian Unity

Saturday, 14 March 2020, 2:03 pm | Ramzy Baroud

I was only introduced to the term ‘Chilestinians’ last February at a conference in Istanbul, during a presentation by the Director of the Palestinian Federation of Chile, Anuar Majluf. When Majluf referred to the well-rooted Palestinian community ... More >>

Abuse, Oppression And Murder: The PA Does Israel’s Dirty Work In The West Bank

Tuesday, 10 March 2020, 9:54 am | Ramzy Baroud

Merely two weeks after Palestinian Authority President, Mahmoud Abbas, declared that the PA will suspend all ‘security coordination’ with Israel, Palestinian security forces in the West Bank killed unarmed teenager, Salah Zakareneh. Zakareneh ... More >>

A Terrifying Scenario: Coronavirus In ‘Quarantined’ Gaza

Thursday, 5 March 2020, 10:13 am | Ramzy Baroud

What if the Coronavirus reaches the besieged Gaza Strip? While the question carries great urgency for all Palestinians living under Israel’s military occupation, the Gaza situation is particularly complex and extremely worrying. Nearly 50 countries ... More >>

Beyond Israeli Elections: Israel At The Cusp Of A Bleak Era

Thursday, 27 February 2020, 11:35 am | Ramzy Baroud

Israeli Prime Minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, must be channeling the spirit of Houdini as he continues to plot his escape from one of the most convoluted political dilemmas in Israel’s history. It is no secret that Netanyahu’s political behavior is almost ... More >>

Breaking With Washington: Arabs And Muslims Must Take A United Stance For Palestine

Friday, 14 February 2020, 9:36 am | Ramzy Baroud

A negotiated solution to the ‘Palestinian-Israeli conflict’, at least the way envisaged by successive US administrations, has failed. Now, Palestinians and their allies would have to explore a whole new path of liberation that does not go through ... More >>

Crisis and Opportunity: The ‘Deal of the Century’ Challenge

Thursday, 6 February 2020, 2:40 pm | Ramzy Baroud

After several postponements, US President, Donald Trump, has finally revealed the details of his Middle East plan, dubbed ‘Deal of the Century’, in a press conference in Washington on January 28. Standing triumphantly beside Trump, Israeli Prime Minister, ... More >>

Israel, Turkey Hydrocarbon Conflict is Brewing

Wednesday, 29 January 2020, 8:49 am | Ramzy Baroud

Massive natural gas discoveries off the eastern coast of Israel and Palestine is slated to make Tel Aviv a regional energy hub. Whether Israel will be able to translate positive indicators of the largely untapped gas reserves into actual economic and ... More >>

Retreating US Gives Israel Billions More in Military Funding

Wednesday, 22 January 2020, 9:13 am | Ramzy Baroud

Billions of US tax-payers’ money will continue to be funneled into Israel in the next fiscal year, and for many years in the foreseeable future. Republican and Democratic Senators have recently achieved just that, passing a bill aimed at providing Israel ... More >>

These Chains Will Be Broken:

Tuesday, 21 January 2020, 9:35 am | Ramzy Baroud

On Monday, January 20, Clarity Press, Inc. of Atlanta announced the launch of These Chains Will Be Broken: Palestinian Stories of Struggle and Defiance in Israeli Prisons, by Palestinian author and journalist, Ramzy Baroud, and The Palestine Chronicle Editorial ... More >>

Sealed Off and Forgotten: Israel’s 'Firing Zones'

Thursday, 16 January 2020, 9:52 am | Ramzy Baroud

A seemingly ordinary news story, published in the Israeli newspaper, Haaretz, on January 7, shed light on a long-forgotten, yet crucial, subject: Israel’s so-called “firing zones” in the West Bank. “Israel has impounded the only vehicle available ... More >>

How to Combat Israel’s Misuse of “Antisemitism”

Saturday, 11 January 2020, 10:55 am | Ramzy Baroud

By Ramzy Baroud At a talk I delivered in Northern England in March 2018, I proposed that the best response to falsified accusations of antisemitism, which are often lobbed against pro-Palestinian communities and intellectuals everywhere, is to draw ... More >>

Justice at Last? ‘Panic’ in Israel as ICC Takes Step

Wednesday, 8 January 2020, 10:56 am | Ramzy Baroud

(Headline abbreviated, original headline: Justice at Last? ‘Panic’ in Israel as the ICC Takes ‘Momentous Step’ in the Right Direction) More >>

Who is Archbishop Atallah Hanna, and Why Israel Hates him

Thursday, 2 January 2020, 12:45 pm | Ramzy Baroud

“They will run and not grow weary,” is a quote from the Bible (Isaiah, 40:41) that adorns the homepage of Kairos Palestine . This important document, which parallels a similar initiative emanating from South Africa during the anti-apartheid struggle ... More >>

From a Blessing to a Curse - Resolution 2334

Thursday, 19 December 2019, 9:07 am | Ramzy Baroud

Three years ago, the United Nations Security Council passed Resolution 2334 . With fourteen members voting in favor and one abstention, the Resolution was the equivalent of a political earthquake. Indeed, it was the first time in many years that Israel ... More >>

The University of Cape Town Fails Palestine

Thursday, 12 December 2019, 10:23 am | Ramzy Baroud

It was a scandal of the highest caliber. On November 23, the Senate of the University of Cape Town (UCT) in South Africa was practically bullied to reverse an earlier decision that called for the academic boycott of Israel. While the story may seem ... More >>



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