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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Nasrallah stirs a pot of provocation that will erupt in our faces

Another day, another “martyrs” event at which Hassan Nasrallah laboriously and provocatively holds forth on every imaginable issue — while being inexplicably bashful about discussing Lebanon’s dire domestic predicaments.

May 15, 2023

Is Daesh facing defeat, or starting a deadly new phase?

After repeated misleading boasts since 2017 that Daesh had been eradicated in Iraq and Syria, there are indications that this happy scenario may finally be coming to pass.

April 17, 2023

Pogroms, paramilitaries, and Israel’s future as a pariah state

Netanyahu’s neo-fascist Cabinet colleagues took a look at Tehran’s paramilitary armies around the region, and decided they wanted one too.

April 03, 2023

Lebanon’s rulers set the clock ticking down to destruction

Following a stark warning from the International Monetary Fund that time was running out for Lebanon’s economy, the country’s ingenious political leadership responded with a radical solution — unilaterally changing the time.

March 26, 2023

Twenty years after invasion, is Iraq salvageable?

The cataclysmic Iraq invasion was built on lies and fraudulent motivations, shattering the balance of the region in a manner that still has ramifications today, particularly after the subsequent destruction of neighboring Syria.

March 20, 2023