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By Ramzy Baroud - Mar 31,2020
Tunisia is the Middle East’s greatest success story, according to the findings of the V-Dem Annual Democracy Report 2019.One of the world’s most regarded annual reports on democracy and good governance, the V-Dem Report is produced by the V-Dem (Varieties of Democracy) Institute
By Ramzy Baroud - Mar 24,2020
The Middle East region, battered by wars and adjoining humanitarian crises that have left millions of people stateless, hungry and diseased, is in urgent need for peace, security and reconstruction.
By Ramzy Baroud - Mar 17,2020
In a surprising move, Turkish President, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, announced on February 29 that he will be re-opening his country’s border to Europe, thus allowing tens of thousands of mostly Syrian refugees into Greece and other European countries.Expectedly, over 100,000 people ru
By Ramzy Baroud - Mar 10,2020
I was only introduced to the term ‘Chilestinians’ last February at a conference in Istanbul, during a presentation by the Director of the Palestinian Federation of Chile, Anuar Majluf.When Majluf referred to the well-rooted Palestinian community in Chile, who number between 450,0
By Ramzy Baroud - Mar 03,2020
What if coronavirus reaches the besieged Gaza Strip?While the question carries great urgency for all Palestinians living under Israel’s military occupation, the Gaza situation is particularly complex and extremely worrying.Nearly 50 countries have already reported cases of COVID-
By Ramzy Baroud - Feb 25,2020
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu must be channeling the spirit of Houdini as he continues to plot his escape from one of the most convoluted political dilemmas in Israel’s history. It is no secret that Netanyahu’s political behaviour is almost entirely shaped by his
By Ramzy Baroud - Feb 18,2020
A precious moment has been squandered, as Palestinian Authority (PA) President Mahmoud Abbas had the chance to right a historical wrong, by reinstating Palestinian national priorities at the United Nations Security Council on February 11, through a political discourse that i
By Ramzy Baroud - Feb 11,2020
A negotiated solution to the “Palestinian-Israeli conflict”, at least the way envisaged by successive US administrations, has failed.
By Ramzy Baroud - Feb 04,2020
After several postponements, US President, Donald Trump, has finally revealed the details of his Middle East plan, dubbed “Deal of the Century”, in a press conference in Washington on January 28.Standing triumphantly beside Trump, Israeli Prime Minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, must
By Ramzy Baroud - Jan 28,2020
Massive natural gas discoveries off the eastern coast of Israel and Palestine is slated to make Tel Aviv a regional energy hub.