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By Ramzy Baroud - Mar 21,2017
When Terry Holdbrooks Jr converted to Islam in 2003, he was inundated with death threats and labelled a “race traitor”.If a religious conversion ever deserves to be admired, Holdbrooks’ does, and not because Islam has “won” yet another convert, but because the new conve
By Ramzy Baroud - Mar 14,2017
“We must look back twenty-five years to realise how far Israel has fallen in world support,” wrote famed Jewish scholar, Harvard sociologist, Nathan Glazer in 1976.In the 40 years since Glazer wrote his piece, which was uncovered and transmitted by journalist Philip Wei
By Ramzy Baroud - Mar 07,2017
At a glance, Israel appears a true democracy. Take a closer look, and that facade of democracy will soon dissipate, turning into something else entirely.February 28 was one of those moments.
By Ramzy Baroud - Feb 28,2017
I was recently asked to give a talk about “being an American Muslim in the United States”.
By Ramzy Baroud - Feb 21,2017
The president of the United States can hardly be taken seriously, saying much but doing little.His words, often offensive, carry no substance, and it is impossible to summarise his complex political outlook about important issues.This is precisely the type of American presidency
By Ramzy Baroud - Feb 14,2017
Empirical historical evidence and a little common sense are enough to tell us the type of future options that Israel has in store for the Palestinian people: perpetual apartheid or ethnic cleansing, or a mix of both.The passing of the “Regularisation bill” on February 6 is all we
By Ramzy Baroud - Feb 07,2017
I fear that many of us hate Donald Trump for the wrong reasons.Multitudes are being swayed by mainstream media-inspired demonisation of the new US president, based on selective assumptions and half-truths.US mainstream media, which rarely deviate from supporting the American
By Ramzy Baroud - Jan 31,2017
US President Donald Trump promises to be pro-Israel in every aspect.“I’m the best thing that could ever happen to Israel,” he boasted at the Republican Jewish Coalition’s Presidential Forum in Washington DC in December 2015. For a brief moment, Trump appeared as if
By Ramzy Baroud - Jan 24,2017
No, it was not just “another Middle East peace conference”, as a columnist in the Israeli Jerusalem Post attempted to depict the Paris Peace Conference held on January 15, with top official representations from 70 countries attending.If it had been, indeed, just “another peace co
By Ramzy Baroud - Jan 17,2017
For some, the manslaughter conviction — following the murder by Israeli army medic Elor Azaria of already incapacitated Palestinian man Fattah Al Sharif — is finally settling a protracted debate regarding where Israelis stand on Palestinian human rights.Nearly 70 per cent of the

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