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Ramzy Baroud

Ramzy Baroud has been writing about the Middle East for over 20 years. He is an internationally-syndicated columnist, a media consultant, an author of several books and the founder of PalestineChronicle.com. His latest book is My Father Was a Freedom Fighter: Gaza’s Untold Story (Pluto Press, London).

Middle East

The Arab vision for fighting terrorism

The only way to fight "terror" in the region is to reclaim a shared vision that transcends tribalism and sectarianism.

Israeli–Palestinian conflict

Nakba forever internalised among exiled Palestinians

Beyond the boundaries of memory, geography and trauma, the Nakba is a focal point in Palestinians' ongoing tragedy.

Middle East

Why are Palestinian prisoners on hunger strike?

Palestinian prisoners' hunger strike is a call for Palestinian unity against factionalism and Israeli occupation.

Al Nakba

How Israel's violent birth destroyed Palestine

Nearly 70 years after the founding of Israel, the past is still looming large.

Islam

Why do Muslims seek Hollywood's validation?

Colonised minds drove Muslims to celebrate Lindsay Lohan's possible conversion, while they ignored Terry Holdbrooks Jr.

United States

The uneven alliance: How America became pro-Israel

Israeli lobby in the US managed to infiltrate all aspects of government, thus formulating US policy directly.

Muslim Ban

What exactly are American Muslims apologising for?

American Muslims need revolutionary, not apologetic discourse.

Palestine

Israel's settlement law: Consolidating apartheid

Israel's obstinacy is leaving Palestinians with one option: Equal citizenship in one state or a horrific apartheid.

Battle for Jerusalem

Trump's embassy move to Jerusalem 'self-destructive'

Trump's gamble in moving the US embassy to Jerusalem will have horrific and irreversible outcomes.

Middle East

Redefining solidarity

Any solidarity with the Palestinian people that deviates from their current aspirations is not a true solidarity.

Palestine

How Britain Destroyed the Palestinian Homeland

Ninety-nine years since Balfour's "promise", Palestinians insist that their rights in Palestine cannot be dismissed.

Politics

How impunity defines Israel and victimises Palestinians

The danger of impunity is the very foundation of most violent crimes against humanity.