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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 >>

Winning the Middle East Media War at Any Cost

Tuesday, 10 December 2019, 9:54 am | Ramzy Baroud

It is hardly surprising to see Middle Eastern countries at the bottom of the World Press Freedom Index , as the worst violators of freedom of the press. But equally alarming is the complete polarization of public opinion as a result of self-serving ... More >>

The End of Netanyahu’s Era and Political Earthquake ahead

Tuesday, 3 December 2019, 9:10 am | Ramzy Baroud

This time, nothing seems to work. Israeli Prime Minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, has tried every trick in the book to save his political career and to avoid possible prison time. But for Israel’s longest-serving leader, the honeymoon is certainly ... More >>

Israel’s Next Move: The Real Danger in US Decision

Thursday, 28 November 2019, 8:40 am | Ramzy Baroud

Israel’s Next Move: The Real Danger in US Decision to Normalize Illegal Jewish Settlements More >>

How Western Media Bias Allows Israel to Getaway with Murder

Sunday, 17 November 2019, 12:32 pm | Ramzy Baroud

How Western Media Bias Allows Israel to Getaway with Murder in Gaza By Ramzy Baroud An Israeli attack on Gaza was imminent, and not because of any provocations by Palestinian groups in the besieged, impoverished Gaza Strip. The Israeli military escalation ... More >>

A Lesson for the Palestinian Leadership

Thursday, 14 November 2019, 8:52 am | Ramzy Baroud

(Headline abbreviated, original headline: A Lesson for the Palestinian Leadership: Real Reasons behind Israel’s Arrest and Release of Labadi, Mi’ri) More >>

Microsoft Should Not Fund Israeli Spying on Palestinians

Thursday, 7 November 2019, 10:13 am | Ramzy Baroud

The act of Palestinian activists covering their faces during anti-Israeli occupation rallies is an old practice that spans decades. The masking of the face, often by Kufyias - traditional Palestinian scarves that grew to symbolize Palestinian resistance ... More >>

Ethnic Cleansing of Palestinian Christians

Wednesday, 30 October 2019, 10:07 am | Ramzy Baroud

Palestine’s Christian population is dwindling at an alarming rate. The world’s most ancient Christian community is moving elsewhere. And the reason for this is Israel. More >>

McCollum & Palestinian Children

Wednesday, 23 October 2019, 12:03 pm | Ramzy Baroud

In December 2018, 17-year-old Palestinian teen, Ayham Sabah, was sentenced by an Israeli military court to 35 years in prison for his alleged role in a stabbing attack targeting an Israeli soldier in an illegal Jewish settlement in the West Bank. More >>

The Real Reason Behind Abbas’ Call for Elections

Thursday, 17 October 2019, 9:22 am | Ramzy Baroud

The call by Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas for elections in the Occupied Territories is a political ploy. There will be no true, democratic elections under Abbas’ leadership. The real question is: why did he make the call in the first ... More >>

Administrative Torture: Free Heba al-Labadi

Thursday, 10 October 2019, 8:42 am | Ramzy Baroud

On August 20, Heba Ahmed al-Labadi fell into the dark hole of the Israeli legal system, joining 413 Palestinian prisoners who are currently held in so-called administrative detention. On September 26, Heba and seven other prisoners declared a hunger strike ... More >>

The Africa-Palestine Conference: Why SA Must Lead The Way

Thursday, 3 October 2019, 9:19 am | Ramzy Baroud

On September 16, I visited South Africa, a country where many Palestinians have always felt welcomed, if not overwhelmed by the degree of genuine and meaningful solidarity. While having the honor to address many audiences in six, major cities, I have also ... More >>

Netanyahu on Steroids

Wednesday, 25 September 2019, 9:50 am | Ramzy Baroud

Experience has taught Palestinians not to pay heed to Israeli elections. But to every rule there is an exception. More >>

Apartheid Made Official: Deal of the Century is a Ploy

Wednesday, 18 September 2019, 9:41 am | Ramzy Baroud

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is moving quickly to alter the political reality in Palestine, and facing little or no resistance. On September 10, Netanyahu declared his intentions to annex swathes of Palestinian land adjacent to the Jordan ... More >>

Screams of Israa Ghrayeb Should Be Our Wake-up Call

Thursday, 12 September 2019, 9:44 am | Ramzy Baroud

The death of Israa Ghrayeb has ignited furious reactions regarding the so-called ‘honor-killings’ in Palestine and throughout the Arab world. More >>

Netanyahu’s Elections Gamble Will be Costly for Israel

Thursday, 5 September 2019, 9:20 am | Ramzy Baroud

On September 1, the Lebanese group Hezbollah, struck an Israeli military base near the border town of Avivim. The Lebanese attack came as an inevitable response to a series of Israeli strikes that targeted four different Arab countries in the matter ... More >>

Humanity Denied: What Is Missing from the Omar, Tlaib Story

Thursday, 29 August 2019, 8:22 am | Ramzy Baroud

Israel's decision to bar two United States Democratic Representatives, Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib, from entering Israel and visiting Palestine has further exposed the belligerent, racist nature of the Israeli government. But our understanding of ... More >>

Jewish Settlers Rule the Roost in Israel, But at What Price?

Thursday, 22 August 2019, 8:39 am | Ramzy Baroud

Israeli Jewish settlers are on a rampage in the occupied Palestinian West Bank. While settler violence is part of everyday routine in Palestine, the violence of recent weeks is directly linked to the general elections in Israel, scheduled to ... More >>

Manifestos of Hate: What White Terrorists Have in Common

Thursday, 15 August 2019, 10:31 am | Ramzy Baroud

Writing under the title of “If the El Paso shooter had been Muslim”, Moustafa Bayoumi stated the obvious. “If the El Paso shooter had been a Muslim,” Bayoumi wrote in the British Guardian newspaper on August 6, US President Donald Trump “would ... More >>

The War on Innocence: Palestinian Children in Israeli Court

Thursday, 8 August 2019, 8:36 am | Ramzy Baroud

On July 29, 4-year-old Muhammad Rabi’ Elayyan was reportedly summoned for interrogation by the Israeli police in occupied Jerusalem. The news, originally reported by the Palestinian News Agency (WAFA), was later denied by the Israeli police, likely to ... More >>

 

 

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