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By Ramzy Baroud - May 19,2020
On May 15, thousands of Palestinians in Occupied Palestine and throughout the ‘shatat’, or diaspora, participated in the commemoration of Nakba Day, the one event that unites all Palestinians, regardless of their political differences or backgrounds.For years, social media has ad
By Ramzy Baroud - May 12,2020
‘Heinous racism,’ is how the Geneva-based Euro-Mediterranean Human Rights Monitor described a recent decision by Lebanese authorities to bar Palestinian refugee expats from returning to Lebanon.Lebanon’s restrictions on its ever-diminishing population of Palestinian refugees is n
By Ramzy Baroud - May 05,2020
One hundred years ago, representatives from a few powerful countries convened at San Remo, a sleepy town on the Italian Riviera.
By Ramzy Baroud - Apr 28,2020
Shortly after an agreement to form a “national emergency government” in Israel, leader of the Blue and White (Kahol Lavan) party, Benny Gantz, tweeted triumphantly that ‘democracy’ in Israel has been ‘safeguarded’.But how is a deal that would grant Israel’s right-wing Prime Minis
By Ramzy Baroud - Apr 21,2020
It was intended to be a Machiavellian move, but the decision by Benny Gantz, leader of Israel’s Kahol Lavan (Blue and White) coalition, to join a Benjamin Netanyahu-led government is likely to destabilise the political fabric of Israeli society for years to come.In a surprising m
By Ramzy Baroud - Apr 14,2020
Spitting at someone is a universal insult.
By Ramzy Baroud - Apr 07,2020
While the Coronavirus continues to ravage almost every nation on earth, Arab countries remain unable, or unwilling, to formulate a collective strategy to help the poorest and most vulnerable Arabs survive the deadly virus and its economic fallout.Worse, amid growing international
By Ramzy Baroud - Mar 31,2020
Tunisia is the Middle East’s greatest success story, according to the findings of the V-Dem Annual Democracy Report 2019.One of the world’s most regarded annual reports on democracy and good governance, the V-Dem Report is produced by the V-Dem (Varieties of Democracy) Institute
By Ramzy Baroud - Mar 24,2020
The Middle East region, battered by wars and adjoining humanitarian crises that have left millions of people stateless, hungry and diseased, is in urgent need for peace, security and reconstruction.
By Ramzy Baroud - Mar 17,2020
In a surprising move, Turkish President, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, announced on February 29 that he will be re-opening his country’s border to Europe, thus allowing tens of thousands of mostly Syrian refugees into Greece and other European countries.Expectedly, over 100,000 people ru



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