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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.
By Ramzy Baroud - Apr 08,2014
US Secretary of State John Kerry couldn’t hide his frustration anymore as the US-sponsored peace process continued to falter. After eight months of wrangling to push talks between Israel and the Palestinian Authority forward, he admitted, while in a visit to Morocco, on Ap
By Ramzy Baroud - Apr 01,2014
As the US-imposed April 29 deadline for a “framework” agreement between the Israeli government and the Palestinian Authority looms, time is also running out for the American administration, which must now conjure up an escape route to avoid a political crisis if the t
By Ramzy Baroud - Mar 25,2014
When Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat was confined by Israeli soldiers to his headquarters in the West Bank city of Ramallah, Mohammed Dahlan reigned supreme.



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