Palestine’s ‘Prayer for Rain’: How Israel Uses Water as a Weapon of War

Palestine’s ‘Prayer for Rain’: How Israel Uses Water as a Weapon of War

By Ramzy Baroud Entire communities in the West Bank either have no access to water or have had their water supply reduced almost by half.…

Gaza: resistencia a través de la poesía

Gaza: resistencia a través de la poesía

Por Ramzy Baroud “(Al amanecer)… Resistiré… (Porque) sobre la pared hay aún una sábana blanca… Y mis dedos no se han disuelto (completamente) aún”. Éste…

Gaza: Resistance Through Poetry

Gaza: Resistance Through Poetry

By Ramzy Baroud “(At dawn) … I will resist … (Since) upon the wall there is still a white sheet … And my fingers are…

Paris Conference a Tired and Cliched Failure

Paris Conference a Tired and Cliched Failure

By Ramzy Baroud Matthew Duss is right. The Paris Peace Conference is different, and the fact that the United States’ stronghold of supposedly trying to…

The Paris Peace Gambit: Everyone Gains except the Palestinians

The Paris Peace Gambit: Everyone Gains except the Palestinians

By Ramzy Baroud In their defense, the Israelis seem to have figured out the whole thing and opted out. But the hapless Palestinian leadership, along…

Israel’s Future is Terrifying: Moshe Ya’alon and Israel’s Disconcerting ‘Morality’

Israel’s Future is Terrifying: Moshe Ya’alon and Israel’s Disconcerting ‘Morality’

By Ramzy Baroud  Israeli society is constantly swerving to the Right and, by doing so, the country’s entire political paradigm is redefined regularly. Israel is…

The Reductionist View of an Intifada

The Reductionist View of an Intifada

By Ramzy Baroud Associating the ongoing Palestinian intifada (uprising) with the number of stabbings or alleged stabbings carried out by Palestinian youths was a mistake…

Time to End the ‘Hasbara’: Palestinian Media and the Search for a Common Story

Time to End the ‘Hasbara’: Palestinian Media and the Search for a Common Story

By Ramzy Baroud  Merely being in the company of hundreds of Palestinian journalists and other media professionals from all over the world has been an…

Roots of the Conflict: Palestine’s Nakba in the Larger Arab ‘Catastrophe

Roots of the Conflict: Palestine’s Nakba in the Larger Arab ‘Catastrophe

By Ramzy Baroud On May 15th of every year, over the past 68 years, Palestinians have commemorated their collective exile from Palestine. The ethnic cleansing…

Ramzy Baroud on the Listening Post: Who will Tell the Yemeni People’s Story?

Ramzy Baroud on the Listening Post: Who will Tell the Yemeni People’s Story?

While the international news media has trained its lens on the war in Syria, another conflict is failing to get its share of the coverage…

Did the Arabs Betray Palestine?

Did the Arabs Betray Palestine?

By Ramzy Baroud  At the age of 21, I crossed Gaza into Egypt to pursue a degree in political science. The timing could have not…

Federalism is a Pandora’s Box; if Syria Succumbs to It, Others Will Follow

Federalism is a Pandora’s Box; if Syria Succumbs to It, Others Will Follow

By Ramzy Baroud  The apparently sudden Russian military withdrawal from Syria, starting on 15 March, left political commentators puzzled, but few of the analyses offered…

‘Plan B’ – Not an Enigma: Why the West is Keen on Dividing the Arabs

‘Plan B’ – Not an Enigma: Why the West is Keen on Dividing the Arabs

By Ramzy Baroud When Arab streets exploded with fury, from Tunis to Sanaa, pan-Arabism seemed, then, like a nominal notion. Neither did the so-called ‘Jasmine…

Why We Must Transcend the Clinton-Sanders Debate: The Middle East in US Foreign Policy

Why We Must Transcend the Clinton-Sanders Debate: The Middle East in US Foreign Policy

By Ramzy Baroud  As US liberals and some leftists are pulling up their sleeves in anticipation of a prolonged battle for the Democratic Party Presidential…

Journalism in Times of Conflict, Occupation and Political Strife – FOA Interview with Ramzy Baroud

Journalism in Times of Conflict, Occupation and Political Strife – FOA Interview with Ramzy Baroud

FOA speaks to media consultant, author and editor of Palestine Chronicle, Ramzy Baroud about his tips and tricks of the trade and the importance of…

Why is Trauma Missing from Syria Refugee Debate?

Why is Trauma Missing from Syria Refugee Debate?

By Ramzy Baroud  The 12 million Syrian refugees may differ regarding the reasons why they had to flee their homes and country in the last…

Paris Conference a Tired and Cliched Failure

Paris Conference a Tired and Cliched Failure

By Ramzy Baroud Matthew Duss is right. The Paris Peace Conference is different, and the fact that the United States’ stronghold of supposedly trying to…

The Paris Peace Gambit: Everyone Gains except the Palestinians

The Paris Peace Gambit: Everyone Gains except the Palestinians

By Ramzy Baroud In their defense, the Israelis seem to have figured out the whole thing and opted out. But the hapless Palestinian leadership, along…

A Palestinian Perspective on Britain’s ‘Anti-Semitic’ Controversy

A Palestinian Perspective on Britain’s ‘Anti-Semitic’ Controversy

By Ramzy Baroud There is a witch-hunt in the British Labour Party. Britain’s Opposition party leader, Jeremy Corbyn, is being hounded for not rooting out…

The Spirit of Nelson Mandela in Palestine: Is His Real Legacy Being Upheld?

The Spirit of Nelson Mandela in Palestine: Is His Real Legacy Being Upheld?

By Ramzy Baroud I had mixed feelings when I learned that Palestine has erected a statue of Nelson Mandela, the iconic South African anti-Apartheid leader.…

Politics Not as Usual: Is This the Age of American Fascism?

Politics Not as Usual: Is This the Age of American Fascism?

By Ramzy Baroud Regardless of the outcome of the American presidential primaries, or even the result of the general elections next November, a frightening phenomenon…

Why We Must Transcend the Clinton-Sanders Debate: The Middle East in US Foreign Policy

Why We Must Transcend the Clinton-Sanders Debate: The Middle East in US Foreign Policy

By Ramzy Baroud  As US liberals and some leftists are pulling up their sleeves in anticipation of a prolonged battle for the Democratic Party Presidential…

An Open Letter to Young Muslims Everywhere: The Seed of Triumph in Every Adversity

An Open Letter to Young Muslims Everywhere: The Seed of Triumph in Every Adversity

By Ramzy Baroud  When I was a little boy, I used to dream of being reborn outside the hardship of the Refugee Camp in Gaza,…

Beware ‘Sunni-Stan’: Neocons are Back and Their ‘Vision’ is Darker than Ever

Beware ‘Sunni-Stan’: Neocons are Back and Their ‘Vision’ is Darker than Ever

By Ramzy Baroud  John Bolton is a tarnished character. The once United States Ambassador to the United Nations is now promoted as a ‘scholar’ in…

Interview with Ramzy Baroud: Western powers block efforts towards holding Israel accountable for its oppressive actions

Interview with Ramzy Baroud: Western powers block efforts towards holding Israel accountable for its oppressive actions

Thomas L. Friedman recently published an article in New York Times, titled “Netanyahu, Prime Minister of the State of Israel-Palestine” in which he insists that…

Ramzy Baroud in Conversation with Hawa Mayere

Ramzy Baroud in Conversation with Hawa Mayere

Ramzy Baroud speaks to Salaamedia’s, Hawa Mayere, at the Palestine International Forum for Media and Communications, Istanbul, Turkey – May 19, 2016.…

Journalism in Times of Conflict, Occupation and Political Strife – FOA Interview with Ramzy Baroud

Journalism in Times of Conflict, Occupation and Political Strife – FOA Interview with Ramzy Baroud

FOA speaks to media consultant, author and editor of Palestine Chronicle, Ramzy Baroud about his tips and tricks of the trade and the importance of…

Reclaiming Palestine: How Israeli Media Misread the Intifada

Reclaiming Palestine: How Israeli Media Misread the Intifada

By Ramzy Baroud Israeli commentators, Yaron Friedman, of “Ynet News” and Haviv Rettig Gur, of the “Times of Israel” are clueless about the driving force…

Sorry, JK Rowling, You’re Wrong over The Israel Boycott

Sorry, JK Rowling, You’re Wrong over The Israel Boycott

By Ramzy Baroud There is a possibility that you have heard of the famed British author, J.K. Rowling, writer of the popular fantasy series ‘Harry…

Recasting the Rules over Palestine: An Intellectual Intifada in the Offing

Recasting the Rules over Palestine: An Intellectual Intifada in the Offing

By Ramzy Baroud My first stop, after living for 22 years in a refugee camp in Gaza, was the city of Seattle, a pleasant, green…

Listen to Syrians: The Media Jackals and the People’s Narrative

Listen to Syrians: The Media Jackals and the People’s Narrative

By Ramzy Baroud Imagine the Syrian war from the point of view of ordinary Syrians from a variety of backgrounds. They are most likely to…

Seven Points Not on the Arab Media Agenda – What is There to Celebrate?

Seven Points Not on the Arab Media Agenda – What is There to Celebrate?

By Ramzy Baroud It has been recently announced that Arab ‘media experts’ plan to ‘celebrate’ Arab Media Day on April 21, 2016. The theme for…

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