Reports: New Syrian-Russian offensive kills more than 400 civilians in Eastern Ghouta

Reports: New Syrian-Russian offensive kills more than 400 civilians in Eastern Ghouta

by WorldTribune Staff, February 23, 2018 More than 400 civilians have been killed in a five-day assault by Syrian government and Russian forces on a rebel-held enclave that had last year been designated as a “de-escalation zone,” reports said. The attacks in Eastern Ghouta killed 46 people on Feb. 22, AFP reported. The Syrian Observatory […]

Nikki Haley to Palestinians and the UN: ‘I will not shut up’

Nikki Haley to Palestinians and the UN: ‘I will not shut up’

by WorldTribune Staff, February 21, 2018 U.S. Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley said she will continue to “speak hard truths” after the Palestinian Authority’s top negotiator had told her to “shut up.” Saeb Erekat, the Palestinian negotiator, had said last month that Haley “needs to shut up and realize the Palestinian leadership is not […]

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 […]

McMaster: Time to act against Iran as its proxies become more capable

McMaster: Time to act against Iran as its proxies become more capable

by WorldTribune Staff, February 18, 2018 Iran must be confronted as it continues to advance its power grab in the Middle East by supplying increasingly destructive weapons to its terror proxies in Syria, Yemen and Iraq, U.S. national security adviser H.R. McMaster said. “What’s particularly concerning is that this network of proxies is becoming more […]

Iran: Western lizards join ‘spy’ pigeons, squirrels sent to track its atomic facilities

Iran: Western lizards join ‘spy’ pigeons, squirrels sent to track its atomic facilities

by WorldTribune Staff, February 16, 2018 Lizards with atomic-sensing properties have been dispatched from the West to spy on Iran’s nuclear facilities, a senior military adviser to supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei claims. The ‘ reptiles “attract atomic waves” and are being used “to find out where inside the Islamic Republic of Iran we have […]

Saudi denies opening airspace to Air India flights to Israel

Saudi denies opening airspace to Air India flights to Israel

by WorldTribune Staff, February 9, 2018 Saudi Arabia is denying reports that it has lifted the 70-year-old ban on flights to Israel passing through Saudi airspace. Several media reports on Feb. 7 said that Saudi Arabia had agreed to allow Air India to use Saudi airspace in its new flights from New Delhi to Tel […]

Drone war over Syria: Israel mum on claims air defense systems repelled its spy planes

Drone war over Syria: Israel mum on claims air defense systems repelled its spy planes

by WorldTribune Staff, February 15, 2018 Syria on Feb. 14 claimed its air defenses have forced Israeli surveillance planes to vacate Syrian airspace. “Syrian air defenses have repelled Israeli surveillance planes over Quneitra, forcing them to leave Syrian airspace,” the official SANA news agency said. Israel did not comment on the report, which came days […]

Israel warns Assad: Do not allow Iran to attack Israel from Syria

Israel warns Assad: Do not allow Iran to attack Israel from Syria

by WorldTribune Staff, February 13, 2018 Israel would not hesitate to act against the Bashar Assad regime should Assad allow Iran a military base from which to attack Israel from Syria, an Israeli security official said. “Assad and Hizbullah are the same, and if there will be an attack against us, we will not be […]

Egypt kills 16 jihadists in major Sinai operation

Egypt kills 16 jihadists in major Sinai operation

by WorldTribune Staff, February 12, 2018 Egyptian forces have killed 16 jihadists and captured 30 others as part of a massive anti-terrorism operation in northern and central Sinai. Meanwhile, a video said to be from the Islamic State (ISIS) affiliate in Egypt is calling on jihadists to carry out attacks during next month’s presidential elections […]

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