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Report: Germany classified list of companies that helped build Syria’s CW stockpile

A U.N. chemical weapons expert holds sample from an alleged chemical weapons near Damascus, Syria in August 2013. / Mohamed Abdullah / Reuters

Special to WorldTribune.com LONDON — Germany concealed a list of companies that helped Syria’s chemical weapons program. A leading German publication asserted that the government of Chancellor Angela Merkel has refused to release a list of German companies suspected of […]

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Obama administration intervened in Argentine probe of Iranian leader, Jewish center bombing

Ali Akhbar Velayati.

Special to WorldTribune.com LONDON — The United States pressed Argentina to end its investigation of Iranian complicity in the 1994 bombing of a Jewish center in which nearly 100 people were killed. Western diplomatic sources said the administration of President […]

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Terror surge in Europe boosts security tech sales in Israel

Special to WorldTribune.com TEL AVIV — Israel is bracing for an expanded security market in Europe. Industry sources said the Israeli government and industry were intensifying talks with European Union states in efforts to stop attacks by Al Qaida and […]

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Obama flat out lied about Iran’s nukes: Their progress hasn’t been ‘halted’


Special to WorldTribune.com By Fred Fleitz, By claiming in his State of the Union address Tuesday night that “for the first time in a decade” progress in the Iranian nuclear program has been halted and Iran’s enriched-uranium stockpile has been […]

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As world eyes China’s economy, Xi still focused on consolidating power with the PLA


Special to WorldTribune.com By Willy Lam, EastAsiaIntel.com Despite reports that the China’s GDP is about to surpass that of the United States, much of Chinese politics is still governed by Maoist norms of the 1930s and 1940s. One of Chairman’s […]

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Meanwhile in Iraq: Test looms for superior but outnumbered ISIL forces at Sinjar


Special to WorldTribune.com By Brian M Downing Islamist State of Iraq and Levant forces have been blunted since their offensive into Iraq last summer. ISIL troops enjoy a considerable qualitative edge over the various Iraqi forces arrayed in front of […]

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Report: Syria builds new nuke site near Lebanon with help from Iran, N. Korea

Before and after photos of nuclear facility in the northern province of Dir Al Zour in 2007. / Digital Globe

Special to WorldTribune.com LONDON — Syria was said to have renewed efforts to produce nuclear weapons and maintains a secret facility near Lebanon. The German weekly Der Spiegel reported that President Bashar Assad has rebuilt Syria’s nuclear weapons infrastructure with […]

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Venezuela’s Maduro in Beijing to beg for cash to save economy

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro with China's President Xi Jinping in Beijing on Jan. 7.   / VOA / Reuters

Special to WorldTribune.com EastAsiaIntel.com President Nicholas Maduro arrived in Beijing this week with an urgent task. He is appealing to the Chinese government to deposit several more billion dollars into Venezuelan government’s bank account to save the economy. With the […]

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Special Report: Ready or not, the Paris jihad has begun, and will widen

Cherif Kouachi, 32, and his brother Said Kouachi, 34.

Special to WorldTribune.com “The future must not belong to those who slander the Prophet of Islam.” —    Barack Hussein Obama (address to the United Nations General Assembly, September 2012) By Yossef Bodansky, Senior Editor, Global Information System / Defense & […]

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#2 — Huge blast reported near secret Iran nuclear site; City of Qazvin closed


TOP 2014 STORIES Special to WorldTribune.com NICOSIA, May 7 — Iran has been rocked by huge explosion near a nuclear facility. The Iranian media have reported an explosion in the northern Iranian city of Qazvin. The blast, reported on May […]

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