Two more nations ready ‘in principle’ to move embassies to Jerusalem

Two more nations ready ‘in principle’ to move embassies to Jerusalem

by WorldTribune Staff, March 12, 2018 Paraguay and Honduras have agreed “in principle” to relocate their embassies in Israel to Jerusalem. The two nations conditioned the move on Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu making an official visit to their country, Army Radio reported on March 11, citing a senior Israeli diplomatic source. Honduras and Paraguay would […]

Netanyahu: Iran nuclear deal paved way for nuclearization of entire Mideast

Netanyahu: Iran nuclear deal paved way for nuclearization of entire Mideast

by WorldTribune Staff, March 11, 2018 The signing of the Iran nuclear deal in 2015 opened the floodgates for all Mideast regional powers to pursue their own nuclear programs, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said. Under the deal, also known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), “Many countries in the Middle East are […]

Hizbullah reportedly bracing for Israeli strikes in Southern Lebanon

Hizbullah reportedly bracing for Israeli strikes in Southern Lebanon

by WorldTribune Staff, March 8, 2018 Hizbullah has declared a state of emergency, fearing an attack by Israel on its forces in Southern Lebanon is imminent, a report said. The alert was first issued on March 6 as Iran-backed Hizbullah believed Israel was conducting “secret maneuvers” in anticipation of an attack, sources told London-based Arabic-language […]

Netanyahu: Saudi Arabia to allow overflights to Israel

Netanyahu: Saudi Arabia to allow overflights to Israel

by WorldTribune Staff, March 6, 2018 Saudi Arabia has committed to allow Air India the use of Saudi airspace for its new routes to and from Tel Aviv, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyhau said on March 5. Netanyahu made the announcement in Washington after his meeting with U.S. President Donald Trump. There was no immediate […]

Egypt, with Israel’s blessing, doubles number of troops in Sinai

Egypt, with Israel’s blessing, doubles number of troops in Sinai

by WorldTribune Staff, March 1, 2018 Egypt has more than doubled the number of troops it has stationed in the Sinai Peninsula, a Feb. 28 report said. Egyptian armed forces Maj. Gen. Mohammed el-Shahat said there are currently 88 battalions and a total of 42,630 soldiers in Sinai, Israel’s Channel 11 reported. The troop increase […]

Islamic group calls U.S. embassy move to Jerusalem in May a ‘declaration of war’

Islamic group calls U.S. embassy move to Jerusalem in May a ‘declaration of war’

by WorldTribune Staff, February 27, 2018 A group of Muslim scholars is calling for a “popular uprising” against the United States over its decision to open its Israeli embassy in Jerusalem this May. Moving the U.S. embassy to Jerusalem is “a declaration of war against the Muslims and a step that will establish the illegal […]

U.S. to open embassy in Jerusalem this May

U.S. to open embassy in Jerusalem this May

by WorldTribune Staff, February 25, 2018 The U.S. State Department on Feb. 23 announced the U.S. Embassy in Jerusalem will open this May. The significantly accelerated time frame for the opening is meant to “coincide with Israel’s 70th anniversary,” State Department spokesperson Heather Nauert said. Israel proclaimed independence on May 14, 1948. Previously, Vice President […]

Hamas teams with Iran and Hizbullah, hits Israeli forces with sophisticated IED

Hamas teams with Iran and Hizbullah, hits Israeli forces with sophisticated IED

Special to WorldTribune.com By Geostrategy-Direct In an attack that closely resembled the tactics used by Iran-backed Hizbullah, Hamas on Feb. 17 remote detonated two improvised explosive devices (IEDs) which injured four Israeli soldiers. The sophisticated attack targeted soldiers from Israel’s Golani Brigade as they were attempting to remove a flag that was affixed to the […]

Israel’s gun policy called validation of NRA’s argument

Israel’s gun policy called validation of NRA’s argument

by WorldTribune Staff, February 20, 2018 In 1974, Palestinian terrorists took more than 100 students hostage at an Israeli school in the town of Ma’alot, killing 26 and wounding 68. Following the attack, Israel passed a law mandating armed security in schools, provided weapons training to teachers and continues to run frequent active shooter drills. […]

Netanyahu warns Israel will take the fight to ‘Iran itself’

Netanyahu warns Israel will take the fight to ‘Iran itself’

by WorldTribune Staff, February 19, 2018 Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Feb. 18 asserted that Israel “will act not just against Iran’s proxies that are attacking us, but against Iran itself.” The comments were made in Netanyahu’s address to the Munich Security Conference at which Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif was also present. Holding […]