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, […]

Hizbullah commander, indicted in assassination of Lebanon’s Hariri, killed in blast

Hizbullah commander, indicted in assassination of Lebanon’s Hariri, killed in blast

Special to WorldTribune.com Hizbullah’s military commander, a main suspect in the 2005 assassination of Lebanese Prime Minister Rafik Hariri, was killed in an Israeli airstrike in Syria, Arab media reported on May 12. Mustafa Badr al-Din died after what was called “a major explosion” at a Hizbullah facility near the Damascus airport. Israel Defense Forces […]

Israeli fighter jets strike arms convoy near northern border

Israeli fighter jets strike arms convoy near northern border

Special to WorldTribune.com Intent on keeping “game-changing weaponry” out of the hands of terrorists, Israel said its fighter jets on May 10 attacked a weapons convoy headed to Hizbullah fighters near the Syria-Lebanon border. The Israeli jets struck a convoy near a Syrian “rebel safe-haven” where Hizbullah fighters were said to be stationed, Israel’s Channel […]

Iran suffers worst single-day casualties in Syrian war

Iran suffers worst single-day casualties in Syrian war

Special to WorldTribune.com Iran suffered its biggest daily battlefield loss of the Syrian war on May 6 when 13 troops were killed and another 21 from Iran-backed militias died in fighting near Aleppo. The casualties occurred when Islamist insurgents known as Jaish al-Fatah, which included Al Qaida-linked Nusra Front jihadists, launched an attack on Khan […]

Iran denounces U.S. Supreme Court ruling as ‘theft’

Iran denounces U.S. Supreme Court ruling as ‘theft’

Special to WorldTribune.com Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty Iran has denounced as “theft” a U.S. Supreme Court ruling that Tehran must pay nearly $2 billion in frozen assets to victims and families of those killed in Iran-sponsored terrorist attacks. The court on April 20 ruled 6-2 in favor of relatives of the 241 Marines […]

Bahrain warms to Israel: Iran ‘our biggest problem’

Bahrain warms to Israel: Iran ‘our biggest problem’

Special to WorldTribune.com Gulf states are looking to improve relations with Israel while sending a message to Iran that it is “our biggest problem,” Bahrain’s foreign minister said. Khalid bin Ahmed Al Khalifa said several Gulf states decided to cut ties with Iran and designate Hizbullah a terror organization to let Teheran know that “we […]

Hizbullah tied to major prostitution network in Lebanon

Hizbullah tied to major prostitution network in Lebanon

Special to WorldTribune.com Social media activists claim Hizbullah is directly linked to the largest prostitution network ever operated in Lebanon. Pro-Hizbullah media is painting a completely different picture. Fars, the official Iranian news agency, ran an article entitled: “How did Hizbullah rescue young Syrian girls from prostitution network in Jounieh?” Lebanese police discovered the network […]

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