Israeli military: Terror rocket fired at Israel hit Gaza school

Israeli military: Terror rocket fired at Israel hit Gaza school

by WorldTribune Staff, December 14, 2017 A rocket fired at Israel on Dec. 13 by terrorists in the Gaza Strip ended up hitting and damaging a school in Gaza, the Israeli military said. The Iron Dome system intercepted two rockets launched from the Gaza Strip on Dec. 13, but one rocket hit the Ghazi al-Shawa […]

Iran calls on Islamic states to sever ties with U.S.; Abbas cancels Pence meeting

Iran calls on Islamic states to sever ties with U.S.; Abbas cancels Pence meeting

by WorldTribune Staff, December 10, 2017 President Donald Trump’s decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital and plans to move the U.S. embassy to the city gives Muslim states an opportunity to unite and sever ties with the U.S., the deputy speaker of Iranian parliament said. “The least move the Muslim states can make is […]

Jerusalem: Trump action followed years of rhetoric by Obama, Clinton and Bush

Jerusalem: Trump action followed years of rhetoric by Obama, Clinton and Bush

by WorldTribune Staff, December 10, 2017 U.S. President Donald Trump on Dec. 8 noted how his three predecessors in the White House all made promises on Jerusalem, but Trump was the only one to follow through. “I fulfilled my campaign promise – others didn’t!” Trump said in a tweet in which he posted a video […]

‘Technically viable’ underwater natural gas pipeline to supply Europe by 2025

‘Technically viable’ underwater natural gas pipeline to supply Europe by 2025

by WorldTribune Staff, December 7, 2017 Cyprus, Greece, Israel and Italy on Dec. 5 signed an agreement to build a major underwater pipeline to supply natural gas to Europe. The pipeline will be some 2,000 kilometers (1,240 miles) long and is estimated to cost approximately $6 billion (five billion euros). It will have an annual […]

Private school in Lebanon apologizes to parents for map that showed Israel, not Palestine

Private school in Lebanon apologizes to parents for map that showed Israel, not Palestine

by WorldTribune Staff, December 8, 2017 A private French school in Lebanon issued an apology after a map in one of its geography classes showed Israel as Lebanon’s southern neighbor instead of “Palestine”. Meanwhile region-wide protests erupted following the U.S. recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel Lebanese law bans dealing with or recognizing […]

Even Iran and Saudi Arabia agree on Trump decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital

Even Iran and Saudi Arabia agree on Trump decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital

by WorldTribune Staff, December 7, 2017 Regional enemies Saudi Arabia and Iran see eye to eye on one issue. On Dec. 6 both regimes blasted U.S. President Donald Trump’s decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital and start the process of moving the U.S. embassy to the city. Saudi Arabia called the move “unjustified and […]

Trump sets stage, announces Jerusalem plan in shock to a rattled region

Trump sets stage, announces Jerusalem plan in shock to a rattled region

by WorldTribune Staff, December 6, 2017 President Donald Trump has confirmed and announced plans to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and to set in motion the process of moving the American embassy to Jerusalem. “The president is fulfilling a major promise in his election campaign, and he is also carrying out a series […]

26 years ago, this strategist urged a U.S. preemptive strike on North Korea

26 years ago, this strategist urged a U.S. preemptive strike on North Korea

by Robert Morton, WorldTribune, December 4, 2017 On Nov. 25, 1991, a Brooklyn-born intelligence expert of Syrian Jewish descent rattled a Senate Foreign Relations subcommittee hearing with his proposed response to the emerging North Korean nuclear threat. After being challenged he responded with a warning that now, 36 years later, seems eerily prophetic. While other […]

Assad via Putin signals Netanyahu that he’s open to Golan demilitarization

Assad via Putin signals Netanyahu that he’s open to Golan demilitarization

by WorldTribune Staff, November 26, 2017 Syria is prepared to discuss with Israel the disarmament of the Golan Heights as part of an agreement that would leave President Bashar Assad in power, a report said. Assad, in a message conveyed to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu by Russian President Vladimir Putin, said Damascus was ready […]

Saudi crown prince defies Iran’s warning: ‘New Hitler of the Middle East’ must be confronted

Saudi crown prince defies Iran’s warning: ‘New Hitler of the Middle East’ must be confronted

by WorldTribune Staff, November 24, 2017 Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, who is soon expected to be Saudi’s new king, said that Iran’s relentless expansion in the region “needs to be confronted.” The crown prince, in an interview with The New York Times published on Nov. 24, also referred to Iranian supreme leader Ayatollah Ali […]

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