Ramzy Baroud

  • T Few with any sense of intellectual or historical integrity would still question the bloody massacre that took place in the village of Deir Yassin 65 years ago, which claimed the lives of over 100 innocent Palestinians. Attempts at covering up the massacre have been dwarfed by grim details revealed ...

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  • T The first Israeli missile sped down to its target, scorching the Gaza earth and everything in between. Palestinians collected the body parts of two new martyrs, while Israeli media celebrated the demise of two terrorists.Zuhair Qasis was the head of the Popular Resistance Committee. He was killed ...

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  • T While top officials representing rival Palestinian factions, Hamas and Fatah, signed yet another unity agreement on February 6 in Doha, Qatar, Palestinian prisoner Khader Adnan crossed the 50-day mark of his hunger strike. His health was rapidly deteriorating.Since his arrest on December 17, ...

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  • T The British Foreign Office and the US State Department are seriously concerned. Human rights officers in the United Nations are angry. Canada, for some reason, seems particularly enraged. The target of all this fury is Libya’s National Transitional Council (NTC), which is berated for failing ...

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  • T Sooner or later, there will be no escape from conducting a significant operation [in Gaza],” said Israeli army Chief of Staff Lieutenent General Benny Gantz on December 27, the third anniversary of Operation Cast Lead.Gantz’s chillingly casual remarks were cited as just another ...

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  • TIn a White House statement on October 21, US President Barack Obama pledged that his country would finally withdraw forces from Iraq. After nearly nine years, Americas war in Iraq will be over, he said. Providing some context to Obamas announcement, a CBSNews.com report published on the same day ...

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  • TWeve got him squealed a waitress as I walked into a coffee shop in Washington state. It took me few moments to realise she was referring to US President Barack Obamas triumphant declaration of the assassination of Osama Bin Laden near Islamabad on May 2. In no time, a full crowd had gathered to ...

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  • TA pervading sense of awe seems to be engulfing Arab societies everywhere. What is underway in the Arab world is greater than simply revolution in a political or economic sense it is, in fact, shifting the very self-definition of what it means to be Arab, both individually and ...

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