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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Palestinian tragedies, hope and little wins

Another critical year for Palestine has folded. While 2022 wreaked much of the same havoc in terms of Israeli military occupation and increasing violence, it also introduced new variables to the Palestinian struggle — nationally, regionally and internationally.

December 30, 2022

Palestinian lives are precious and must be protected

The Israeli military’s recent decision to revise its open-fire policies in the occupied West Bank seems puzzling. What is the logic behind giving Israeli soldiers the authority to shoot even more Palestinians when existing army manuals already granted them near-total legal immunity?

January 02, 2022

How Netanyahu won America and lost Israel

Former Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is as much American as he is Israeli. While other Israeli leaders have made a strong relationship with Washington a cornerstone of their politics, Netanyahu’s political style was essentially American from the start.

June 14, 2021

Young Palestinians have risen — now they need support

To begin, let us clarify some of the language used to depict the ongoing violence in the Occupied Territories of Palestine and throughout Israel. This is not a “conflict.” Nor is it a “dispute” or “sectarian violence,” or even a war in the traditional sense.

May 16, 2021

World must realize Sheikh Jarrah is the norm, not the exception

There are two separate Sheikh Jarrah stories: One that can be read or watched in the media and another that receives little coverage or due analysis.

May 10, 2021

May the voices of the oppressed be heard this Ramadan

The number of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) cases in Palestine, especially in Gaza, has reached record highs this month, largely due to the arrival of a greatly contagious variant that was first identified in the UK.

April 19, 2021