Assad’s survival, Iran’s ‘radical axis’ called ‘most concrete’ threat to Israel

Assad’s survival, Iran’s ‘radical axis’ called ‘most concrete’ threat to Israel

Special to WorldTribune.com By Geostrategy-Direct Israel must seek the ouster of Syrian President Bashar Assad and take a stand against “the radical axis led by Iran that runs through Assad-controlled Syria to Hizbullah in Lebanon,” a former Israeli Air Force general said. That axis “embraces the strategic goal of putting an end to Israel,” and […]

U.S. diplomats condemn own government’s stance on Syria

U.S. diplomats condemn own government’s stance on Syria

Special to WorldTribune.com By Norman Bailey An historically significant event has just taken place which has been largely ignored by what the “Wall Street Journal” called the “obsequious” media: 51 active-duty U.S. diplomats issued what is called a “dissent channel memorandum” denouncing the policies of the Obama administration towards the Syrian conflict. The original dissent […]

Report: Israel, Turkey normalization 95 percent ‘finalized’

Report: Israel, Turkey normalization 95 percent ‘finalized’

by WorldTribune Staff, June 20, 2016 Turkey and Israel will reach agreement on re-establishing normalized relations in “a matter of days,” a report said. A senior Israeli official on June 19 said rapprochement between Jerusalem and Ankara was over 95 percent complete, Hebrew-language Ynet website reported. “Almost everything has been finalized. We’ve concluded over 95 […]

‘Moderate’ Palestinian PM vows higher rewards, benefits for families of ‘martyrs’

‘Moderate’ Palestinian PM vows higher rewards, benefits for families of ‘martyrs’

by WorldTribune Staff, June 19, 2016 The Palestinian Authority (PA) will increase financial rewards to the families of terrorists, the PA’s “moderate” prime minister said. Speaking on June 17 in Ramallah at an iftar meal to break the Ramadan fast, Prime Minister Rami Hamdallah said the “PA and its institutions would continue to provide benefits to the […]

Boeing hit with lawsuit over Iran airliner deal

Boeing hit with lawsuit over Iran airliner deal

by WorldTribune Staff, June 19, 2016 An Israeli non-governmental organization (NGO) said it will sue Boeing if it proceeds with the sale of its airplanes to Iran. Israel Law Center (Shurat HaDin) on June 16 said it will place liens on any Boeing sales to Iran. The NGO, which represents the families of victims of […]

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 […]

The real reason why the special U.S.-Israel relationship is changing forever: Debt

The real reason why the special U.S.-Israel relationship is changing forever: Debt

Special to WorldTribune.com By Norman Bailey Israel just celebrated its 68th birthday. Since President Harry Truman overrode the entire foreign policy community of his day, inside the government and outside, and recognized the new State of Israel, the United States has been Israel’s external sponsor of last resort. There is nothing unusual in this — […]

Palestinian gunmen kill 4 in Tel Aviv mall; UN’s Ban ‘shocked’ at praise for attacks

Palestinian gunmen kill 4 in Tel Aviv mall; UN’s Ban ‘shocked’ at praise for attacks

by WorldTribune Staff, June 9, 2016 UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon expressed “shock” after Palestinians in the West Bank and Gaza Strip celebrated the June 8 terror attacks that left four dead at a popular shopping and restaurant district in Tel Aviv. “The Secretary-General is shocked that the leaders of Hamas have chosen to welcome this […]

70 years after the Holocaust, art stolen by Nazis still on display in U.S. museums

70 years after the Holocaust, art stolen by Nazis still on display in U.S. museums

by WorldTribune Staff, June 9, 2016 Sen. Ted Cruz is spearheading new legislation aimed at stopping U.S. museums from “waiting out the clock” in a bid to keep high-priced artworks looted by Nazis from being returned to Jewish Holocaust victims. “Over 70 years later — we are still trying to cope with the consequences of […]

Report: Israel conducts first strike on Syria under new defense minister

Report: Israel conducts first strike on Syria under new defense minister

by WorldTribune Staff, June 8, 2016 Israeli warplanes struck a facility storing surface-to-air missiles near the Syrian city of Homs, a report said on June 7. If confirmed, the Israeli Air Force mission would be the first carried out in Syria under new Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman. According to Syrian website Zaman Al Wasl, which […]

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