Punishing the Messenger: Israel’s War on NGOs Takes a Worrying Turn

Punishing the Messenger: Israel’s War on NGOs Takes a Worrying Turn

By Ramzy Baroud  “You deserve to see your loved ones suffer and die. But, maybe, you would be hurt before them,” was part of a…

Libya’s ‘Operation Odyssey Lightning’ – The Obama Doctrine is Ravaging the Middle East

Libya’s ‘Operation Odyssey Lightning’ – The Obama Doctrine is Ravaging the Middle East

By Ramzy Baroud  Everyone seems to have a theory on how to obliterate ISIS, or ‘Daesh’. However, two points are rarely raised: one, concerning the…

Divide and Rule: How Factionalism in Palestine is Killing Prospects for Freedom

Divide and Rule: How Factionalism in Palestine is Killing Prospects for Freedom

By Ramzy Baroud  As Palestinians in the Occupied Territories begin preparations for local elections which are scheduled for October, division and factionalism are rearing their…

Of Hajah Zainab – Is Palestine still the central issue for Arabs?

Of Hajah Zainab – Is Palestine still the central issue for Arabs?

By Ramzy Baroud Palestine is increasingly absent from Arab consciousness, at least at the official and media levels. For years, the discussion has veered elsewhere,…

Farewell to Yarmouk: A Palestinian Refugee’s Journey from Izmir to Greece

Farewell to Yarmouk: A Palestinian Refugee’s Journey from Izmir to Greece

By Ramzy Baroud  (Based on interviews with Palestinian refugees from Syria.) The refugee camp of Yarmouk was ever present in his being, pulling him in…

People above Politics: Political Deal will not Hamper the Turkish-Palestinian Bond

People above Politics: Political Deal will not Hamper the Turkish-Palestinian Bond

By Ramzy Baroud  Hyped emotions, and political opportunism aside, the Israel-Turkey normalization deal, signed on June 27 is unfavorable for Palestinians – and for Gazans,…

Ramzy Baroud: Thanks, Turkey – but it’s freedom, not charity, that Gaza seeks (ALJAZEERA)

Ramzy Baroud: Thanks, Turkey – but it’s freedom, not charity, that Gaza seeks (ALJAZEERA)

When Israeli commandos violently raided the Freedom Flotilla in May 2010, something extraordinary happened in Gaza: a deep sense of loss, but also pride. It…

Will Brexit Help the Palestinian Cause in the EU?

Will Brexit Help the Palestinian Cause in the EU?

By Ramzy Baroud  After months of anticipation, the United Kingdom has decided to leave the European Union (EU). Although, the results were fairly close –…

Libya’s ‘Operation Odyssey Lightning’ – The Obama Doctrine is Ravaging the Middle East

Libya’s ‘Operation Odyssey Lightning’ – The Obama Doctrine is Ravaging the Middle East

By Ramzy Baroud  Everyone seems to have a theory on how to obliterate ISIS, or ‘Daesh’. However, two points are rarely raised: one, concerning the…

Of Hajah Zainab – Is Palestine still the central issue for Arabs?

Of Hajah Zainab – Is Palestine still the central issue for Arabs?

By Ramzy Baroud Palestine is increasingly absent from Arab consciousness, at least at the official and media levels. For years, the discussion has veered elsewhere,…

My Response to Bill Clinton: On (My) Liberty and (Your) America

My Response to Bill Clinton: On (My) Liberty and (Your) America

By Ramzy Baroud Donald Trump wants to keep us out of the country altogether. But Bill Clinton, former president and husband of a Democratic presidential…

Farewell to Yarmouk: A Palestinian Refugee’s Journey from Izmir to Greece

Farewell to Yarmouk: A Palestinian Refugee’s Journey from Izmir to Greece

By Ramzy Baroud  (Based on interviews with Palestinian refugees from Syria.) The refugee camp of Yarmouk was ever present in his being, pulling him in…

France’s Doomed War on ‘Islamist Terrorism’

France’s Doomed War on ‘Islamist Terrorism’

By Ramzy Baroud Days after a truck ploughed its way into throngs of people celebrating Bastille Day in Nice, France, the Los Angeles Times reported…

From Nice to the Middle East: The Only Way to Challenge ISIS

From Nice to the Middle East: The Only Way to Challenge ISIS

By Ramzy Baroud  I visited Iraq in 1999. At the time, there were no so-called ‘jihadis’ espousing the principles of ‘jihadism’, whatever the interpretation may…

Being Black Palestinian: Solidarity as a Welcome Pathology

Being Black Palestinian: Solidarity as a Welcome Pathology

By Ramzy Baroud Last year, I wrote an article that made many readers unhappy. As soon as it was published, I began receiving messages of…

People above Politics: Political Deal will not Hamper the Turkish-Palestinian Bond

People above Politics: Political Deal will not Hamper the Turkish-Palestinian Bond

By Ramzy Baroud  Hyped emotions, and political opportunism aside, the Israel-Turkey normalization deal, signed on June 27 is unfavorable for Palestinians – and for Gazans,…

My Response to Bill Clinton: On (My) Liberty and (Your) America

My Response to Bill Clinton: On (My) Liberty and (Your) America

By Ramzy Baroud Donald Trump wants to keep us out of the country altogether. But Bill Clinton, former president and husband of a Democratic presidential…

France’s Doomed War on ‘Islamist Terrorism’

France’s Doomed War on ‘Islamist Terrorism’

By Ramzy Baroud Days after a truck ploughed its way into throngs of people celebrating Bastille Day in Nice, France, the Los Angeles Times reported…

From Nice to the Middle East: The Only Way to Challenge ISIS

From Nice to the Middle East: The Only Way to Challenge ISIS

By Ramzy Baroud  I visited Iraq in 1999. At the time, there were no so-called ‘jihadis’ espousing the principles of ‘jihadism’, whatever the interpretation may…

Being Black Palestinian: Solidarity as a Welcome Pathology

Being Black Palestinian: Solidarity as a Welcome Pathology

By Ramzy Baroud Last year, I wrote an article that made many readers unhappy. As soon as it was published, I began receiving messages of…

Will Brexit Help the Palestinian Cause in the EU?

Will Brexit Help the Palestinian Cause in the EU?

By Ramzy Baroud  After months of anticipation, the United Kingdom has decided to leave the European Union (EU). Although, the results were fairly close –…

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 Arab Spring Five Years On – A New Book by Amelia Smith (Editor), Ramzy Baroud, Philip Leech, Christine Petré, Ben White, Et al.

The Arab Spring Five Years On – A New Book by Amelia Smith (Editor), Ramzy Baroud, Philip Leech, Christine Petré, Ben White, Et al.

Just Published: The Arab Spring Five Years On By Amelia Smith (Author, Editor), Ramzy Baroud (Author), Philip Leech (Author), Christine Petré (Author), Diana Alghoul (Author), Jessica…

Susan Abulhawa Reviews: I Remember My Name – Poetry by Samah Sabawi, Ramzy Baroud and Jehan Bseiso

Susan Abulhawa Reviews: I Remember My Name – Poetry by Samah Sabawi, Ramzy Baroud and Jehan Bseiso

Ramzy Baroud’s style is one of controlled passion and intellectual refinement that searches the world through the eyes of others, notable historic figures in particular. …

Poetry by Ramzy Baroud, Samah Sabwai and Jehan Bseiso Shortlisted for Book Award

Poetry by Ramzy Baroud, Samah Sabwai and Jehan Bseiso Shortlisted for Book Award

Middle East Monitor are pleased to announce the books shortlisted for the Palestine Book Awards 2016. The award, now in its fifth year, is an…

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…

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