Columnist

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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Judge Bitar is right: Lebanon’s entire leadership is guilty

The shocking thing about the latest legal maneuverings in Lebanon is how blatant they were in their illegality and partisanship; no one any longer even hides their attempts to subvert the rule of law.

January 30, 2023

Despite the obstacles, women are our planet’s future

Women have made huge global strides in securing greater rights, respect and opportunities, despite theocrats in states such as Iran, Afghanistan, Lebanon and Iraq doing their utmost to reverse this arrow of history.

January 09, 2023

Iran’s theocrats ridiculed as barriers of fear collapse

As a symptom of how detested Iran’s mullahs have become, “turban tossing” is a viral trend. Videos showing people creeping up behind clerics and knocking off or stealing their turbans and running away have been viewed millions of times.

November 14, 2022

A new era of paramilitary supremacy in Iraq

Iraq has a new prime minister, and his name is Nouri Al-Maliki.

October 17, 2022

These girls are Iran’s future … this murderous regime belongs to the past

This is what real evil looks like: murdering young girls in cold blood, and then making threats against their grieving families to compel them to lie about the circumstances of these atrocities.

October 10, 2022

Europe’s far-right populists are on the march again

Each time the tsunami of populism engulfing the Western world appears to have been discredited and defeated, a new wave of far-right victories compels liberal pundits to eat their words.

October 03, 2022

Iran’s malign theocracy is unraveling before our eyes

Notorious mass murderer Ebrahim Raisi was running scared at the UN last week. As leader of the world’s foremost pariah regime, this truly evil man had plenty of time on his hands in New York, with few heads of state willing to engage with him.

September 26, 2022