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 […]

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 […]

Hizbullah hails downing of Israel F-16; Netanyahu warns Iran and Syria ‘playing with fire’

Hizbullah hails downing of Israel F-16; Netanyahu warns Iran and Syria ‘playing with fire’

by WorldTribune Staff, February 11, 2018 Hizbullah said the downing of an Israeli F-16 on Feb. 10 marked a “new strategic era,” while Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Israel inflicted a “heavy blow” on Iranian and Syrian forces in a series of airstrikes and warned the two nations were “playing with fire.” “This is the […]

Soros behind anti-deportation campaign in Israel, Netanyahu says

Soros behind anti-deportation campaign in Israel, Netanyahu says

by WorldTribune Staff, February 5, 2018 Hungarian-American billionaire George Soros is driving the campaign against Israel’s plan to deport some 20,000 African migrants, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Feb. 4. The Jerusalem Post reported, citing a “source close to the prime minister,” that Netanyahu was referring to Soros’s funding contribution to the New […]

Report: Israel, Egypt are ‘covert allies’ in war on Sinai jihadists

Report: Israel, Egypt are ‘covert allies’ in war on Sinai jihadists

by WorldTribune Staff, February 4, 2018 Israel and Egypt have become “secret allies” in an effort to drive Islamic State-affiliated terrorists out of North Sinai, a report said. Israel, with the blessing of Egyptian President Abdul Fatah Sisi, has used drones, jets, and helicopters in Sinai to target jihadists in more than 100 airstrikes over […]

Straight talk at the UN enunciated a new activist U.S. foreign policy

Straight talk at the UN enunciated a new activist U.S. foreign policy

Special to WorldTribune.com By Sol W. Sanders Diplomats like to believe they speak a special language because of their knowledge of other cultures. Thus, logic which may apply elsewhere is not always applicable to their transactions. That explains, as much as anything, the present undercurrent of animosity between the State Department’s Foreign Service establishment and […]

Israel warns: Lebanon ‘one big missile factory for Iran’

Israel warns: Lebanon ‘one big missile factory for Iran’

by WorldTribune Staff, January 28, 2018 Iran has “opened a new branch” in Lebanon and 2018 will be a year that tests “how Lebanon will be shaped,” a senior Israel Defense Forces (IDF) spokesman said on Jan. 28. “At the beginning of 2018, I think that it is proper to warn the residents of Lebanon […]

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