Other nations follow Trump’s lead in dismissing Paris climate accord

Other nations follow Trump’s lead in dismissing Paris climate accord

by WorldTribune Staff, July 14, 2017 President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has said that Turkey will not ratify the Paris climate agreement, following U.S. President Donald Trump’s lead in pulling out of the pact. “After that step taken by America, the position that we adopt is in the direction of not passing it in parliament,” Erdogan […]

Senators call on Tillerson to declare Iran non-compliant with nuke deal

Senators call on Tillerson to declare Iran non-compliant with nuke deal

by WorldTribune Staff, July 13, 2017 Secretary of State Rex Tillerson must halt the Obama-era policy of “offering sheepish and faint-hearted certifications” of Iran’s compliance with the nuclear deal it signed with world powers, four Republican senators said in a letter to Tillerson on July 11. Declaring Iran non-compliant with the Joint Comprehensive Plan of […]

Israel backs Hungary in its showdown with George Soros

Israel backs Hungary in its showdown with George Soros

by WorldTribune Staff, July 11, 2017 Israel has voiced its support for Hungary which is locked in a war of ideas with leftist U.S. billionaire George Soros. Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban has backed a campaign in which Soros is singled out as an enemy of the state, Reuters reported on July 10. “Let’s not […]

Iraq reclaims Mosul after brutal nine-month battle to oust ISIS

Iraq reclaims Mosul after brutal nine-month battle to oust ISIS

by WorldTribune Staff, July 10, 2017 Iraq’s prime minister on July 9 said Mosul has been liberated after a 9-month battle with Islamic State (ISIS). After ISIS took control of Mosul in June 2014 following the Obama administration’s pullout of U.S. forces, local Kurdish Peshmerga fighters fought ferociously to block the terror group from advancing […]

Wounded U.S. soldier: Justin Trudeau guilty of treason for rewarding terrorist

Wounded U.S. soldier: Justin Trudeau guilty of treason for rewarding terrorist

by WorldTribune Staff, July 10, 2017 Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s rewarding of $8 million in cash and a formal apology to a terrorist who attacked a compound in Afghanistan where Americans and Canadians were serving is “something a traitor would do,” a U.S. soldier who was wounded by the terrorist said. Layne Morris, who […]

Former Hamas members took part in ISIS attack in Sinai, Israeli general says

Former Hamas members took part in ISIS attack in Sinai, Israeli general says

by WorldTribune Staff, July 9, 2017 Four ex-members of Hamas were part of a group of Islamic State (ISIS) jihadists that carried out coordinated attacks in Sinai on July 7 that killed at least 23 Egyptian soldiers, an Israeli defense official said. The four were previously members of Hamas’s military wing, but had left the […]

Report: Israel presses Russia, U.S. on Hizbullah-free buffer zone in Syria

Report: Israel presses Russia, U.S. on Hizbullah-free buffer zone in Syria

by WorldTribune Staff, July 7, 2017 Israel is seeking a demilitarized buffer zone in southern Syria that would prevent Hizbullah and “other Iranian-backed militias” from operating in the area, a report said. Israel wants the buffer zone to extend some 30 miles (48 kilometers) beyond the Israeli-Syrian border on the Golan Heights, the Times of […]

Tillerson: Russia will decide Assad’s fate in post-war Syria

Tillerson: Russia will decide Assad’s fate in post-war Syria

by WorldTribune Staff, July 5, 2017 The United States will focus on defeating Islamic State (ISIS) and defer to Russia when the time comes to decide Syrian President Bashar Assad’s fate, a report said. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson told UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres during a private State Department meeting last week that Russia is […]

Qatar responds after Gulf states extended deadline to comply with demands

Qatar responds after Gulf states extended deadline to comply with demands

by WorldTribune Staff, July 3, 2017 Four Arab states who severed diplomatic ties with Qatar last month agreed to extend their deadline for Qatar to comply with their list of demands for ending the crisis. Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain and Egypt on July 2 agreed to a request by Kuwait to extend […]

Benghazi report: Obama team had real time awareness of attacks that killed Americans

Benghazi report: Obama team had real time awareness of attacks that killed Americans

by WorldTribune Staff, July 3, 2017 The White House, State Department and Pentagon were watching in real time when a mortar strike killed two Americans at the CIA’s annex in Benghazi on Sept. 11, 2012, the House Select Committee on Benghazi said last week. The terrorists’ mortar strike killed CIA contract security officers Tyrone Woods […]