Israel accelerates construction of underground wall around Gaza

Israel accelerates construction of underground wall around Gaza

by WorldTribune Staff, August 15, 2017 Israel, under an accelerated schedule, hopes to have an underground border wall along its side of the 37-mile (60-kilometer) border with the Gaza Strip completed within two years. The sensor-equipped wall, which will cost $1.1 billion, is being constructed as a counter-measure to terror tunnels used by Hamas fighters […]

Mossad: Iran and its proxies filling void left by defeated ISIS

Mossad: Iran and its proxies filling void left by defeated ISIS

by WorldTribune Staff, August 14, 2017 Iran is primed to “fill the void” created by the ongoing defeat of Islamic State (ISIS), the director of Israel’s Mossad warned. Mossad Director Yossi Cohen, in a briefing to Israel’s cabinet on Aug. 13, said Iran is expanding its control in the region and is taking over territory […]

Jordan’s king thanks Trump for help in ‘containing’ Temple Mount crisis

Jordan’s king thanks Trump for help in ‘containing’ Temple Mount crisis

by WorldTribune Staff, July 31, 2017 Jordan’s King Abdullah II expressed his gratitude to President Donald Trump for the U.S. administration’s “active engagement” in “containing” the Temple Mount crisis. Muslims returned to pray at the Temple Mount on July 27 after nearly two weeks of boycotting prayers at the holy site, the Jerusalem Post reported. […]

Netanyahu in leaked audio: ‘Europe is undermining its own security by undermining Israel’

Netanyahu in leaked audio: ‘Europe is undermining its own security by undermining Israel’

by WorldTribune Staff, July 20, 2017 Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu blasted the European Union for “undermining” Israel and also slammed former U.S. President Barack Obama in audio from a closed-door meeting that was mistakenly released to the press on July 19. Netanyahu made the comments while meeting in Budapest with leaders of the Visegard Group, […]

Trump envoy announces historic Israeli-Palestinian water deal

Trump envoy announces historic Israeli-Palestinian water deal

by WorldTribune Staff, July 14, 2017 Israel has agreed to sell 33 million cubic meters of water to the Palestinian Authority (PA) to help relieve the PA’s dire water situation, an envoy to U.S. President Donald Trump announced on July 13. U.S. Special Representative for International Negotiations Jason Greenblatt said Israel and the Palestinians had […]

Israel backs Hungary in its showdown with George Soros

Israel backs Hungary in its showdown with George Soros

by WorldTribune Staff, July 11, 2017 Israel has voiced its support for Hungary which is locked in a war of ideas with leftist U.S. billionaire George Soros. Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban has backed a campaign in which Soros is singled out as an enemy of the state, Reuters reported on July 10. “Let’s not […]

Report: Israel presses Russia, U.S. on Hizbullah-free buffer zone in Syria

Report: Israel presses Russia, U.S. on Hizbullah-free buffer zone in Syria

by WorldTribune Staff, July 7, 2017 Israel is seeking a demilitarized buffer zone in southern Syria that would prevent Hizbullah and “other Iranian-backed militias” from operating in the area, a report said. Israel wants the buffer zone to extend some 30 miles (48 kilometers) beyond the Israeli-Syrian border on the Golan Heights, the Times of […]

Qatar responds after Gulf states extended deadline to comply with demands

Qatar responds after Gulf states extended deadline to comply with demands

by WorldTribune Staff, July 3, 2017 Four Arab states who severed diplomatic ties with Qatar last month agreed to extend their deadline for Qatar to comply with their list of demands for ending the crisis. Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain and Egypt on July 2 agreed to a request by Kuwait to extend […]

‘Inclusive’ gay pride march excludes women with Star of David pride flag

‘Inclusive’ gay pride march excludes women with Star of David pride flag

by WorldTribune Staff, June 26, 2017 The “Dyke March” is not as “inclusive” as it claims to be. During LGBT Pride festivities in Chicago over the weekend, three women were booted from the march because their rainbow flags featured a Jewish Star of David. The Dyke March, which is separate from Chicago’s main Pride Parade, […]

Israel strikes Assad regime targets after errant mortars from Syria land in Israeli territory

Israel strikes Assad regime targets after errant mortars from Syria land in Israeli territory

by WorldTribune Staff, June 25, 2017 Israel, which has for the most part stayed out of the civil war in Syria, launched airstrikes on Assad regime targets on June 24 in response to wayward mortar shell fire in Syria that landed in Israeli territory. Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said Israeli warplanes attacked a […]

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