Report: ISIS leader’s son killed in Syria fighting Russian-Assad forces

Report: ISIS leader’s son killed in Syria fighting Russian-Assad forces

by WorldTribune Staff, July 4, 2018 The son of Islamic State (ISIS) leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi was killed in battle in Syria, the terror group said in a statement through its official channels. Hudhayfah al-Badri, believed to have been around 18-years-old, died in Homs province while fighting against Russian forces and Assad regime troops, the […]

Pro-Abbas Palestinians rally against Trump’s ‘Deal of the Century’

Pro-Abbas Palestinians rally against Trump’s ‘Deal of the Century’

by WorldTribune Staff, July 3, 2018 Palestinians loyal to Palestinian Authority (PA) leader Mahmoud Abbas rallied in Ramallah on July 2 to protest what they say are attempts by the United States “to impose its plans in the area.” Protesters expressed support for Abbas and the PA leadership’s rejection of U.S. President Donald Trump’s Middle […]

Couple arrested for planned attack on major Iran opposition rally in France

Couple arrested for planned attack on major Iran opposition rally in France

by WorldTribune Staff, July 3, 2018 A Belgian couple with Iranian heritage were arrested as they allegedly were on their way to bomb an Iranian opposition group’s rally near Paris, French authorities said. The French federal prosecutor’s office said the Belgian citizens were charged with “attempt at terrorist murder and preparing a terrorist crime,” saying […]

Giuliani at major Iran rally in Paris suggests Trump favors regime change

Giuliani at major Iran rally in Paris suggests Trump favors regime change

by WorldTribune Staff, July 1, 2018 When it came to North Korea, President Donald Trump was willing to meet with its leaders to defuse a potential threat to U.S. national security. But he appears to be viewing another rogue state differently. Rudy Giuliani, former mayor of New York and current personal lawyer to U.S. President […]

Trump on request to Saudi king for more oil to offset Iran, Venezuela: ‘He agreed!’

Trump on request to Saudi king for more oil to offset Iran, Venezuela: ‘He agreed!’

U.S. President Donald Trump said on June 30 that Saudi King Salman has agreed to Trump’s request to increase oil production “maybe up to 2,000,000 barrels” to offset production cuts from Iran and Venezuela. Trump tweeted on June 30: “Just spoke to King Salman of Saudi Arabia and explained to him that, because of the […]

Iran announces reopening of uranium enrichment plant; France warns of ‘red line’

Iran announces reopening of uranium enrichment plant; France warns of ‘red line’

by WorldTribune Staff, June 29, 2018 Iran’s reopening of a uranium enrichment facility in Isfahan that had been idle for nine years brings the Islamic Republic close to a “red line,” France’s foreign minister warned. “It is always dangerous to flirt with red lines,” French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian said, though he stressed the […]

Report: Trump to demand Iran ‘exits all of Syria’

Report: Trump to demand Iran ‘exits all of Syria’

by WorldTribune Staff, June 29, 2018 U.S. President Donald Trump will push for Iran to withdraw completely from Syria, a report said. Trump will place the demand during his upcoming summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin set for July 16 in Helsinki, reported London-based newspaper Al-Hayat. The report further suggests that Trump’s premise is that […]

Iranians take to the streets over economy, currency devaluation

Iranians take to the streets over economy, currency devaluation

by WorldTribune Staff, June 26, 2018 Iranians swarmed the streets of Teheran on June 26 to protest a tanking economy that saw the nation’s currency value sink to an all-time low. Thousands flooded the main gate of the Grand Bazaar in Teheran as social media posts noted that demonstrators were chanting “the game is over” […]

Iraq top court clears way for election recount

Iraq top court clears way for election recount

by WorldTribune Staff, June 25, 2018 Iraq will undertake a hand recount of all 11 million ballots from last month’s parliamentary elections amid widespread allegations of voter fraud. Iraq’s Supreme Federal Court cleared the way for the recount last week by ruling the parliament’s decision to manually recount votes is constitutional. Judge Medhat al-Mahmoud read […]

Activist battles illegal immigrants in South Tel Aviv in fight for ‘sovereignty and identity’

Activist battles illegal immigrants in South Tel Aviv in fight for ‘sovereignty and identity’

by WorldTribune Staff, June 25, 2018 An activist who once fought for LGBT rights in Israel is in a new battle – to evict thousands of illegal immigrants from her south Tel Aviv neighborhood. According to police statistics, 90 percent of African asylum seekers in Israel live in south Tel Aviv. “What happened with the […]