The Logic of Hunger Striking Palestinians: When Starvation Is a Weapon

The Logic of Hunger Striking Palestinians: When Starvation Is a Weapon

By Ramzy Baroud  By Friday, January 29, Palestinian journalist Mohammed al-Qeq had spent 66-days on hunger strike in Israeli jails. Just before he fell into…

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…

Gaza Speaks: This is What the Decade-long Siege Has Done to Us

Gaza Speaks: This is What the Decade-long Siege Has Done to Us

By Ramzy Baroud (With reporting from Yousef Aljamal in Gaza) Whenever Mariam Aljamal’s children hear the sound of thunder at night, they wet their beds.…

Defined by Nakba and Exile: The Complex Reality of ‘Home’ for Palestinians

Defined by Nakba and Exile: The Complex Reality of ‘Home’ for Palestinians

By Ramzy Baroud When ISIS militias swept into Mosel, Iraq, in June 2014, Ibrahim Mahmoud plotted his flight, along with his whole family, which included…

The Compelling Memoirs of Ali Abumghasib

The Compelling Memoirs of Ali Abumghasib

By Ramzy Baroud  Ali Abumghasib knows little about the current intrigues of the Fatah Movement, or, perhaps, he is just not interested. Although he has…

Palestine after Abbas: The Future of a People at Stake

Palestine after Abbas: The Future of a People at Stake

By Ramzy Baroud  Although intended to inspire his Fatah Party followers, a televised speech by Mahmoud Abbas on the 51st Anniversary of the group’s launch…

A Crushed Generation: Photography under Siege in Gaza

A Crushed Generation: Photography under Siege in Gaza

By Ramzy Baroud Taghreed has never been outside Gaza. Her family were exiled to the impoverished Gaza Strip when Palestine was ethnically cleansed, to make…

Hungry Warrior: The Untold Story of Hana Shalabi

Hungry Warrior: The Untold Story of Hana Shalabi

By Ramzy Baroud  Throughout her hunger strike, that of exactly 47 days, Hana Shalabi never slept consistently for a number of hours. In the first…

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…

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…

Forget Daesh: Humanity is at Stake

Forget Daesh: Humanity is at Stake

By Ramzy Baroud I still remember that smug look on his face, followed by the matter-of-fact remarks that had western journalists laugh out loud. “I’m…

Remaking the Middle East: How the US Grew Tired and Less Relevant

Remaking the Middle East: How the US Grew Tired and Less Relevant

By Ramzy Baroud  US Secretary of State John Kerry is often perceived as one of the “good guys”, the less hawkish of top American officials,…

Ramzy Baroud: Palestine Remains the Core Struggle in the Middle East

Ramzy Baroud: Palestine Remains the Core Struggle in the Middle East

Interviewed by Info-Palestine (This interview was originally published in French.) Info-Palestine: Our interview with Ramzy Baroud is concerned with the situation in Palestine, the raging…

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…

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…

Forget Daesh: Humanity is at Stake

Forget Daesh: Humanity is at Stake

By Ramzy Baroud I still remember that smug look on his face, followed by the matter-of-fact remarks that had western journalists laugh out loud. “I’m…

Rohingya vs the Generals: How To Forge A Democracy And Get Away With It

Rohingya vs the Generals: How To Forge A Democracy And Get Away With It

By Ramzy Baroud Writing in the New York Times in an article entitled “Myanmar generals set the stage for their own exit,” Thomas Fuller expressed…

Remaking the Middle East: How the US Grew Tired and Less Relevant

Remaking the Middle East: How the US Grew Tired and Less Relevant

By Ramzy Baroud  US Secretary of State John Kerry is often perceived as one of the “good guys”, the less hawkish of top American officials,…

Misreading the Refugee Crisis

Misreading the Refugee Crisis

By Ramzy Baroud So far this year, “nearly one quarter of a million migrants have crossed the Mediterranean to Europe”, reported Al Jazeera’s Inside Story,…

Western Legacy in Libya Leaves a Hole Filled by Migrants Fleeing for Europe – Interview with Ramzy Baroud

Western Legacy in Libya Leaves a Hole Filled by Migrants Fleeing for Europe – Interview with Ramzy Baroud

By Sputnik International The scale of the crisis in the Mediterranean can’t be ignored. Two thousand migrants have died already this year on their journey…

War Begets War Refugees: The Moral Bankruptcy of Italy and NATO

War Begets War Refugees: The Moral Bankruptcy of Italy and NATO

By Ramzy Baroud On April 26, 2011, a meeting that can only be described as sinister took place between the then Italian Prime Minister, Silvio…

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…

Huffington Post Arabic and the Absurdity of ‘Liberal’ Expectations

Huffington Post Arabic and the Absurdity of ‘Liberal’ Expectations

By Ramzy Baroud What does it mean to be a ‘liberal Arab’? Even in the West, definitions of the ‘liberal’ vary. In the American context,…

Misreading the Refugee Crisis

Misreading the Refugee Crisis

By Ramzy Baroud So far this year, “nearly one quarter of a million migrants have crossed the Mediterranean to Europe”, reported Al Jazeera’s Inside Story,…

Shifting Priorities: The Rise and Fall of Arab Revolutionary Discourse

Shifting Priorities: The Rise and Fall of Arab Revolutionary Discourse

By Ramzy Baroud Strange how intellectual discussion concerning the so-called “Arab Spring” has almost entirely shifted in recent years – from one concerning freedom, justice,…

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