Haley: Palestinians ‘deserve a better life’ . . . without Hamas

Haley: Palestinians ‘deserve a better life’ . . . without Hamas

by WorldTribune Staff, May 31, 2018 U.S. Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley on May 30 slammed the UN Security Council for its failure to condemn Hamas for its recent rocket attacks on Israel. “As I have asked my colleagues before, I will ask you again today. Who among us would accept 70 rockets launched […]

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. […]

Chemical weapons watchdog group initially denied access to site of attack in Douma

Chemical weapons watchdog group initially denied access to site of attack in Douma

by WorldTribune Staff, April 18, 2018 A team of independent investigators were reportedly prevented from entering the site of the suspected chemical weapons attack in Douma, Syria. The investigators from the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW), based in The Hague, were denied access to the site on April 16 by Syrian and […]

100 deaths daily: U.S. issues global alert in bid to combat opioid crisis

100 deaths daily: U.S. issues global alert in bid to combat opioid crisis

by WorldTribune Staff, March 12, 2018 The United States this week will seek to mobilize a global response to the opioid crisis, the U.S. State Department said on March 12. The State Department said the U.S. delegation to the 61st UN Commission on Narcotic Drugs (CND), to be held March 12-16 in Vienna, Austria, “will […]

Nikki Haley: Russia ‘complicit in Assad regime’s atrocities’

Nikki Haley: Russia ‘complicit in Assad regime’s atrocities’

by WorldTribune Staff, January 24, 2018 Russia for years “has looked the other way” as its ally Syria has used chemical weapons on its own citizens, U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley said at a UN Security Council meeting on Jan. 23. Calling Russia “complicit in the Assad regime’s atrocities,” Haley cited reports […]

Trump plays hardball with Palestinian leaders, prompting fiery response

Trump plays hardball with Palestinian leaders, prompting fiery response

by WorldTribune Staff, January 15, 2018 Palestinian Authority leader Mahmoud Abbas issued a furious response after U.S. President Donald Trump threatened to cut nearly half of the U.S. contribution to the UN agency for Palestinian refugees. “Damn your money,” Abbas said during a two-hour speech on Jan. 14. The Palestinian leader added that he would […]

‘Have no mercy on Americans’: Mullah in Iran hails suppression of social media

‘Have no mercy on Americans’: Mullah in Iran hails suppression of social media

by WorldTribune Staff, January 5, 2018 Iranian hard-line cleric Ahmad Khatami said he supports the government’s blocking of social media to stop the spread of information about anti-government protests that began on Dec. 28. “The nation does not support a social network whose key is in the hand of the United States,” Khatami said on […]

Iran scolds France’s Macron: Don’t ‘blindly follow’ Trump

Iran scolds France’s Macron: Don’t ‘blindly follow’ Trump

by WorldTribune Staff, December 18, 2017 French President Emmanuel Macron should get off of U.S. President Donald Trump’s lap and stop raising the possibility of new sanctions on Iran over the Islamic Republic’s ballistic missile program, an Iranian official said. “To sustain its international credibility, France should not blindly follow the Americans … The French […]

Guatemala says it will move its embassy in Israel to Jerusalem

Guatemala says it will move its embassy in Israel to Jerusalem

by WorldTribune Staff, December 25, 2017 Guatemala has confirmed it will follow U.S. President Donald Trump’s lead and move its embassy in Israel to Jerusalem. Guatemalan President Jimmy Morales, after speaking with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, wrote to Guatemalans in a Dec. 24 post on Facebook that “one of the most important topics was […]

U.S. threatens to cut funding after UN resolution condemning Trump’s Jerusalem policy

U.S. threatens to cut funding after UN resolution condemning Trump’s Jerusalem policy

by WorldTribune Staff, December 22, 2017 The United States on Dec. 21 threatened to pull its funding from the United Nations after the UN General Assembly passed a resolution condemning President Donald Trump’s decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. “The United States will remember this day in which it was singled out […]

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