Iran foreign minister in Havana kicks off tour of Venezuela, Nicaragua, Chile and Bolivia

Iran foreign minister in Havana kicks off tour of Venezuela, Nicaragua, Chile and Bolivia

Special to WorldTribune.com Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has said in Havana his visit would open a new chapter in the Islamic Republic’s relations with Communist-ruled Cuba. “We will start a new chapter in the bilateral relations with Cuba on the basis of a big (business) delegation accompanying […]

Time for Barack Obama to clear up a mystery: What possible benefit motivates his Iran policy?

Time for Barack Obama to clear up a mystery: What possible benefit motivates his Iran policy?

Special to WorldTribune.com By Sol W. Sanders In all the torturous puzzles of the current Mideast chaos, perhaps the greatest unknown is what the Obama Administration thinks it is accomplishing with its Iran policy. Again, in the past few days, we have had evidence that President Barack Obama is moving – this time secretly – […]

The art of survival: Basher Assad’s secret message to the ‘czar’ in Moscow

The art of survival: Basher Assad’s secret message to the ‘czar’ in Moscow

Special to WorldTribune.com By Norman Bailey HAIFA, Israel — In a recent secret visit to Moscow, Syrian president Bashar al-Assad told Vladimir Putin that he would assure quiet on Israel’s border. I am constantly amazed how the mainstream media [even here in Israel] can ignore the most interesting things that are happening, while concentrating on […]

Hizbullah leader backs Syria campaign, warns ISIL will increase attacks in Europe

Hizbullah leader backs Syria campaign, warns ISIL will increase attacks in Europe

by WorldTribune Staff, August 4, 2016 Hizbullah will stand by Syrian President Bashar Assad “until the end,” Hizbullah’s deputy leader said, adding that he expects Islamic State of Iraq and Levant (ISIL) will increase the number of attacks in Europe and beyond. Sheikh Naim Qassem, who is the deputy of Hassan Nasrallah, said on Aug. […]

Hizbullah, Hamas blast Saudi delegation’s visit to Israel

Hizbullah, Hamas blast Saudi delegation’s visit to Israel

by WorldTribune Staff, August 2, 2016 Hizbullah and Hamas had harsh words for a Saudi delegation that visited Jerusalem last week in a sign of the “normalizing of relations” between Saudi Arabia and Israel. A group of Saudi academics and businessmen, led by retired Saudi Gen. Anwar Eshki, arrived last week for an unprecedented visit […]

Russia called better friend than U.S. for allowing Israel to attack targets inside Syria

Russia called better friend than U.S. for allowing Israel to attack targets inside Syria

by WorldTribune Staff, July 29, 2016 Israeli jets are being allowed to attack targets inside Syria despite Russia’s “anti-aircraft umbrella,” an Israeli analyst said. Most recently, the Israel Air Force attacked a Syrian target in Kuneitra after mortar fire “leaked out” from the Syrian civil war to Israel’s Golan Heights. Israel “could have been heavily […]

Report: Hizbullah now blames U.S. for assassinating architect of 1983 Marines barracks bombing

Report: Hizbullah now blames U.S. for assassinating architect of 1983 Marines barracks bombing

by WorldTribune Staff, June 27, 2016 After initially pointing the finger at Israel, Iran now says the United States was behind the assassination of notorious Hizbullah terrorist Mustafa Badreddine. Iranian leaders claim that Badreddine, who died in an explosion in Damascus on May 10, was taken out in a precision U.S. airstrike. “Radar that Iran […]

Airstrikes by Russia and Syrian regime kill 58 civilians near ISIL-held Deir Ezzor

Airstrikes by Russia and Syrian regime kill 58 civilians near ISIL-held Deir Ezzor

by WorldTribune Staff, June 26, 2016 Russian and Syrian warplanes pounded an area in eastern Syria held by Islamic State of Iraq and Levant (ISIL), killing at least 82 people, including 58 civilians, a monitoring group reported on June 26. “Three Russian and Syrian regime air raids on the region of Al-Quriyah, southeast of Deir […]

Israel builds the wall — underground — to block tunnels

Israel builds the wall — underground — to block tunnels

by WorldTribune Staff, June 16, 2016 Israel is constructing a wall that will cover 60 miles of land around its border with the Gaza Strip in an effort to thwart Hamas terror tunnels. The concrete structure, at a cost of $570 million, will be built tens of meters above and below ground and will be […]

State Dept. report on terror trends again singles out Iran

State Dept. report on terror trends again singles out Iran

by WorldTribune Staff, June 3, 2016 Terrorists launched 11,774 attacks worldwide in 2015, but the scope was “increasingly decentralized and diffuse,” according to a new U.S. report. Despite the signing of a nuclear accord with world powers and the ending of international sanctions, Iran continued its reign as the world’s top state sponsor of terrorism, […]

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