Moscow: 28 Israeli jet fighters answer Iran strike, fire 60 missiles at Syria targets

Moscow: 28 Israeli jet fighters answer Iran strike, fire 60 missiles at Syria targets

by WorldTribune Staff, May 10, 2018 Israeli warplanes hit dozens of Iranian military targets in Syria on May 9 in one of its largest military operations in recent years. Russia’s Defense Ministry reported that 28 Israeli planes took part in the airstrikes and fired a total of around 60 missiles. “28 Israeli F-15 and F-16 […]

2nd Mueller setback: Indicted Russian firm pleads not guilty, demands speedy trial

2nd Mueller setback: Indicted Russian firm pleads not guilty, demands speedy trial

by WorldTribune Staff, May 10, 2018 A Russian company indicted by special counsel Robert Mueller pleaded “not guilty” in federal court on May 7. Lawyers for Concord Management and Consulting, LLC also demanded a speedy trial and said they intend to invoke “discovery” to obtain U.S. intelligence about what the agencies knew of Russian activities […]

Egypt, Ethiopia, Sudan fail to agree on Nile dispute

Egypt, Ethiopia, Sudan fail to agree on Nile dispute

by WorldTribune Staff, May 9, 2018 Talks between Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan over a massive Nile River dam project ended last week with no agreement reached. Technical talks among irrigation ministers of the three countries in the Ethiopian capital, Addis Ababa, ended with no deal, Hossam el-Emam, a spokesperson for Egypt’s Irrigation Ministry, told The […]

Chinese ‘military grade’ lasers injure two U.S. airmen in Djibouti

Chinese ‘military grade’ lasers injure two U.S. airmen in Djibouti

by WorldTribune Staff, May 4, 2018 The United States filed a formal diplomatic complaint after two U.S. airmen were injured by a Chinese laser in Djibouti, the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) said. Pentagon spokeswoman Maj. Sheryll Klinke said the injuries were the result of an incident in which two pilots of a C-130 aircraft […]

House report finds ‘tradecraft’ failures in Russia assessment by intelligence community

House report finds ‘tradecraft’ failures in Russia assessment by intelligence community

by WorldTribune Staff, May 3, 2018 The conclusion reached by U.S. intelligence agencies that Russian President Vladimir Putin interfered on behalf of Donald Trump in the 2016 presidential election is flawed, according to a majority report by the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence. The report said the CIA’s Putin-Trump analysis violated standards, resulting in […]

Morocco cuts ties with Iran over Hizbullah support for Polisario Front

Morocco cuts ties with Iran over Hizbullah support for Polisario Front

by WorldTribune Staff, May 2, 2018 Morocco has severed diplomatic relations with Iran over its ties to an Algerian rebel group that seeks independence for Western Sahara. Morocco said the move was precipitated by Iran’s support for the Hizbullah terror organization, which Rabat claims has delivered weapons to the Polisario Front rebel group, AFP reported. […]

Nigerian official: Obama didn’t provide support we needed to fight terrorism

Nigerian official: Obama didn’t provide support we needed to fight terrorism

by WorldTribune Staff, May 1, 2018 The Obama administration failed to provide the cooperation and support Nigeria needed in its fight against the brutal Boko Haram terrorist organization, a top adviser to Nigeria’s president said on April 29. Malam Garba Shehu, senior special adviser on media and publicity to President Muhammadu Buhari, said “If you […]

Pope Francis praises exorcism as way ‘to fight against evil’

Pope Francis praises exorcism as way ‘to fight against evil’

by WorldTribune Staff, April 26, 2018 Exorcism is an effective way to fight evil and baptism holds the key to being able to perform exorcisms, Pope Francis said on April 25. During his weekly address at St. Peter’s Square in Rome, the pope said exorcism is a “way to fight against evil” and “escape from […]

Swiss bliss: Dilbert cartoonist offers win-win solution for North Korea crisis

Swiss bliss: Dilbert cartoonist offers win-win solution for North Korea crisis

by WorldTribune Staff, April 25, 2018 North Korea, if it chooses “to pivot” can become the “Switzerland of the East,” Dilbert cartoonist Scott Adams wrote on his blog. U.S. President Donald Trump “understands the mental game like no president before him,” Adams wrote. “And Kim Jong-Un appears to have a similar toolset. Never have we […]

DNC lawsuit against Trump campaign makes no mention of Russian ‘dossier’

DNC lawsuit against Trump campaign makes no mention of Russian ‘dossier’

by WorldTribune Staff, April 22, 2018 The Democratic National Committee’s (DNC’s) civil RICO lawsuit against the Trump campaign for alleged Russia collusion is 66 pages long. None of the pages references the dossier by ex-British spy Christopher Steele, according to a report by Rowan Scarborough for The Washington Times. The dossier played a key role […]