Israelis call for Obama to return Peace Prize after report on suppression of Hizbullah probe

Israelis call for Obama to return Peace Prize after report on suppression of Hizbullah probe

by WorldTribune Staff, December 20, 2017 Israeli politicians blasted former U.S. President Barack Obama after Politico’s bombshell report that the Obama administration derailed a DEA investigation into Hizbullah’s drug trafficking activities to protect Obama’s major foreign policy legacy, the Iran nuclear deal. “Obama must return his Nobel Peace Prize,” if this week’s Politico story is […]

Saudi foreign minister: Hizbullah must be disarmed for Lebanon to ‘survive and prosper’

Saudi foreign minister: Hizbullah must be disarmed for Lebanon to ‘survive and prosper’

by WorldTribune Staff, December 4, 2017 Lebanon has been “hijacked” by Hizbullah and the only way the nation can flourish is if the terror group disarms, Saudi Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir said. “Lebanon will only survive or prosper if you disarm Hezbollah,” Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir told a conference in Italy on Dec. 1. “As […]

Back in Lebanon, Hariri says Iran-backed Hizbullah must accept reduced role

Back in Lebanon, Hariri says Iran-backed Hizbullah must accept reduced role

by WorldTribune Staff, November 28, 2017 Iran’s proxy Hizbullah must submit to a new arrangement in which its power is reduced, Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri said on Nov. 27. Hariri, in an interview with French broadcaster CNews, said he would finalize his resignation if Hizbullah and Iran do not agree to re-balance Lebanon’s political configuration. […]

Analyst: Trump administration has not yet stopped an Iran on the march

Analyst: Trump administration has not yet stopped an Iran on the march

by WorldTribune Staff, November 21, 2017 The Obama administration, via the nuclear deal, opened the door for Iran’s march toward “erecting a new empire” in the Middle East and the Trump administration has not gone far enough to stop it, an analyst wrote. “The pace of Iran’s imperial project is now accelerating,” Ilan Berman, senior vice […]

Pro-Hizbullah newspaper reports Saudis could embrace Trump’s Arab-Israel peace plan

Pro-Hizbullah newspaper reports Saudis could embrace Trump’s Arab-Israel peace plan

by WorldTribune Staff, November 14, 2017 Saudi Arabia’s foreign minister has called on Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman to normalize relations between the kingdom and Israel, a report said. The pro-Hizbullah Lebanese newspaper Al-Akhbar on Nov. 14 publicized the contents of a letter it said was sent from Saudi Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir to Crown […]

‘There is no Lebanon’: Israel’s intelligence minister charges Iran takeover is ‘red line’

‘There is no Lebanon’: Israel’s intelligence minister charges Iran takeover is ‘red line’

by WorldTribune Staff, November 10, 2017 The resignation of Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Al-Hariri is further evidence that Iran is intent on controlling large swathes of the area surrounding Israel, which the Jewish state considers a “red line,” Israeli Transportation and Intelligence Minister Yisrael Katz said on Nov. 9. “What happened with Al-Hariri revealed the […]

Lebanese Prime Minister Hariri resigns citing fears for his life

Lebanese Prime Minister Hariri resigns citing fears for his life

Special to WorldTribune.com Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri has announced he is stepping down, saying he feared for his life. Hariri made the announcement in a television address on Nov. 4 from Saudi Arabia, where he is currently on a visit. In his speech, Hariri said the atmosphere in […]

Report: Israel strikes Syria, Assad responds with anti-aircraft missiles

Report: Israel strikes Syria, Assad responds with anti-aircraft missiles

by WorldTribune Staff, November 2, 2017 Israeli jets on Nov. 1 carried out an airstrike in western Syria, south of the city of Homs, according to reports. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, a UK-based monitoring group, reported that the strike targeted a Syrian military or Hizbullah installation that was believed to manufacture rockets. The […]

‘Satan’s party’: Saudi minister calls on Lebanese to speak out against Hizbullah

‘Satan’s party’: Saudi minister calls on Lebanese to speak out against Hizbullah

by WorldTribune Staff, November 2, 2017 Hizbullah is carrying out war against Saudi Arabia under the direction of “the lords of global terrorism (Iran),” a Saudi official said, adding that the world needs to unite against the Lebanon-based terror organization. Saudi Minister of State for Gulf Affairs Thamer al-Sabhan tweeted that Hizbullah is the “Satan’s […]

Fury from Turkey, Iran, Hizbullah after Kurdish independence vote

Fury from Turkey, Iran, Hizbullah after Kurdish independence vote

by WorldTribune Staff, October 1, 2017 Iran has cut fuel oil to Iraqi Kurdistan and Turkey’s president said Israel’s Mossad was to blame for Kurdistan’s Sept. 25 vote for independence. Speaking from a secret location, the leader of Iran-backed Hizbullah said the vote was a “plot” conceived by the U.S. and Israel. Kurds flying Israeli […]