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 […]

Israel strikes Syria weapons depot to keep ‘game-changing’ arms away from Hizbullah

Israel strikes Syria weapons depot to keep ‘game-changing’ arms away from Hizbullah

by WorldTribune Staff, January 10, 2018 The Syrian military reported that Israel, in a predawn attack on Jan. 9, struck a military base outside Damascus that analysts say is known to host Hizbullah’s advanced Scud missiles. While he did not confirm the airstrike, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said that Israel is prepared to take […]

Israeli security: Iran-backed terror cell uncovered in West Bank

Israeli security: Iran-backed terror cell uncovered in West Bank

by WorldTribune Staff, January 4, 2018 Israel’s Shin Bet security agency reported it has broken up a terror cell in the West Bank that was supported by Iran. According to Shin Bet, Iranian intelligence recruited 29-year-old Muhammad Maharma, a computer engineering student from Hebron, to recruit additional terrorists, carry out attacks and conduct espionage missions […]

‘The United States will remember this day’: A closer look at the UN Assembly Jerusalem vote

‘The United States will remember this day’: A closer look at the UN Assembly Jerusalem vote

Special to WorldTribune.com By John J. Metzler UNITED NATIONS — The USA and Israel suffered a nasty diplomatic slap when the 193 member UN General Assembly voted overwhelmingly to condemn the Trump Administration’s plan to move the American Embassy to Jerusalem. But while the mainstream media and the usual chorus of critics presented this lopsided […]

Hamas claims Iran’s support, vows to shut down U.S. embassy in Jerusalem

Hamas claims Iran’s support, vows to shut down U.S. embassy in Jerusalem

by WorldTribune Staff, December 26, 2017 The commander of Iran’s Quds Force has pledged to support Hamas in the fight for Jerusalem, Hamas leader Yahya Sinwar said on Dec. 25. Sinwar claimed the promise was made in a phone conversation he had with Qassem Suleimani, the commander of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) Quds […]

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 […]

‘For unto you is born this day in the city of David a Saviour . . .’

‘For unto you is born this day in the city of David a Saviour . . .’

Special to WorldTribune, December 25, 2017 The Bible (King James version), the Book of Luke 2:1 And it came to pass in those days, that there went out a decree from Caesar Augustus that all the world should be taxed. 2:2 (This registration first took place when Quirinius was governor of Syria.) 2:3 And all […]

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 […]

Who’s who: Vote tally on UN resolution slamming U.S. on Jerusalem

Who’s who: Vote tally on UN resolution slamming U.S. on Jerusalem

Special to WorldTribune , December 21, 2017 Yes: 128 No: 9 Abstain: 35 Y  AFGHANISTAN Y  DOMINICA Y  LITHUANIA SAO TOME AND PRINCIPE Y  ALBANIA A  DOMINICAN REPUBLIC Y  LUXEMBOURG Y  SAUDI ARABIA Y  ALGERIA Y  ECUADOR Y  MADAGASCAR Y  SENEGAL Y  ANDORRA Y  EGYPT A  MALAWI Y  SERBIA Y  ANGOLA EL SALVADOR Y  MALAYSIA […]

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 […]