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By Ramzy Baroud - Jun 17,2014
“Labeiki ya Zaynab,” chanted Iraqi Shiite fighters as they swayed, dancing with their rifles before TV news cameras in Baghdad on June 13.
By Ramzy Baroud - Jun 10,2014
Palestinians are yet to achieve national unity despite the elation over the national unity government now in operation in Ramallah. There is a clear in the distinction between a Hamas-Fateh political arrangement necessitated by regional and international circumstances, and Pales
By Ramzy Baroud - Jun 03,2014
Irrespective of how one feels about the direction taken by various Arab revolutions in the last three years, a few facts remain incontestable: Arab revolts began in the streets of poor, despairing Arab cities, and Arabs had every right to rebel, considering the dismal state of af
By Ramzy Baroud - May 27,2014
“Opportunistic” is a fitting description for Libya’s rogue General Khalifa Haftar who, for the second time in less than four months, mounted a coup against Tripoli. Haftar’s opportunism has accompanied the man for the last 45 years; at 71, he is now deter
By Ramzy Baroud - May 20,2014
In “Jaffa: land of oranges”, Ghassan Kanafani described his exile from the Palestinian coastal city of Jaffa. As a 12-year-old boy, he struggled to understand, but “on that night, though, certain threads of that story became clearer...
By Ramzy Baroud - May 13,2014
“In Yemen today, the US embassy is closed to the public. Officials are telling CNN that there is credible information of a threat against Western interests there,” a CNN news anchor read the news bulletin on May 8. This is CNN’s Yemen.
By Ramzy Baroud - May 06,2014
I unfriended another Facebook friend this week. It may seem a trivial matter, but for me, it is not. The reason for my action was Syria.
By Ramzy Baroud - Apr 29,2014
For years, Palestinian factions have strived for unity, and for years unity has evaded them. But is it possible that following several failed attempts, Fateh and Hamas have finally found that elusive middle ground?
By Ramzy Baroud - Apr 22,2014
To understand how thoughtless the latest US “peace process” drive has been, one only needs to consider some of the characters involved in this political theatre. One particular character who stands out as a testament to the inherently futile exercise is Martin Indyk.
By Ramzy Baroud - Apr 15,2014
Israel’s deputy foreign minister, Ze’ev Elkin, is a member of Benjamin Netanyahu’s Likud Party and his predominantly rightwing Cabinet.



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