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

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Why Israel feels threatened by popular resistance in Palestine

Why did Israel kill 27 unarmed Gaza protesters and wound over 2,000 on Friday, March 30, and on the following days, when they clearly posed no threat to Israeli soldiers?

April 08, 2018

Banna’s voice a key weapon in Palestine’s cultural war 

Rim Banna passed away at the age of 51. Her death on March 24 after a decade-long battle with cancer brought grief to Palestinians everywhere. Rim, a Palestinian Christian from Nazareth, united the Palestinian people across political and geographic divides. 

April 02, 2018

PA the biggest loser in failure of ‘peace process’

The “deal of the century” is a farce. We suspected that, of course, but, upon his return from Washington, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu revealed in more detail why the long-anticipated US plan has no basis in reality.

March 27, 2018

Is this the beginning of the end of Palestinian reconciliation?

While on his way to the besieged Gaza Strip last week, two 33-pound bombs targeted the convoy of Palestinian Authority Prime Minister Rami Hamdallah.

March 19, 2018

Palestinian suffering will continue no matter who rules Israel

If scandal-plagued Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu exits his country’s political scene today, who is likely to replace him? And what does this mean as far as Israel’s occupation of Palestine is concerned?

March 12, 2018

Why Palestine’s youth must break free from dual oppression

As global voices continue to demand the freedom of 17-year-old Palestinian girl Ahed Tamimi, Israeli authorities have arrested nine additional members of her family. Those who were detained include Ahed’s 15-year-old cousin, Mohammed Tamimi.

March 05, 2018

Beyond the couscous row: Why the Palestinian narrative must be embraced

As soon as Virgin Atlantic introduced a couscous-style salad “inspired by the flavors of Palestine,” a 

February 20, 2018

Netanyahu’s boomerang effect on US public opinion

Despite the massive sums of money spent to channel public opinion in the United States in favor of Israel, unmistakable trends in opinion polls are attesting to the changing dynamics of Israel’s support among ordinary Americans.

February 13, 2018