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Baria Alamuddin

Baria Alamuddin is an award-winning journalist and broadcaster in the Middle East and the UK. She is editor of the Media Services Syndicate and has interviewed numerous heads of state.

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No one is fooled by Iran and its proxies’ smoke-and-mirrors pantomime

During yet another of his incessant trips to Beirut, Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian declared last week: “War is not the solution, and we absolutely never sought to expand it.”

February 12, 2024

Warmongering by Iran and its proxies distracts from Gaza carnage

Amid the fog of the Gaza conflict, inspectors from the International Atomic Energy Agency warn that Iran has increased threefold its enrichment of uranium to near bomb grade.

January 15, 2024

Everybody loses in an impending regional conflagration

The situation on Lebanon’s southern border already feels like a hot war, with a rapid escalation in two-way missile barrages. These clashes have caused the deaths of dozens of Lebanese civilians and well over 140 Hezbollah personnel. Lebanese Army positions have been repeatedly hit.

January 08, 2024

Humiliation, terrorism and mass displacement in Palestine’s other war

A war is ongoing in the Occupied Territories. But this war is far from Gaza — and it started long before Oct. 7.

December 11, 2023

Gaza war creates ‘to be or not to be’ moment for Palestinians

The all-too-brief ceasefire is already a dim and distant memory and the systematic killing of civilians in Gaza has resumed. Hence, this is the moment to question: Where does this all end and what are the long-term implications for Palestinians and Israelis?

December 04, 2023