15 Turkish officials indicted for attacks on protesters during Erdogan visit to U.S.

15 Turkish officials indicted for attacks on protesters during Erdogan visit to U.S.

by WorldTribune Staff, August 30, 2017 A grand jury in Washington, D.C. has indicted 15 Turkish security personnel for attacking demonstrators who were protesting Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s visit to Washington on May 16. A total of 19 people have been indicted and all were charged with conspiracy to commit a crime of violence, […]

‘Dream’ on: Iran rejects demands by Haley that its military sites be inspected

‘Dream’ on: Iran rejects demands by Haley that its military sites be inspected

by WorldTribune Staff, August 30, 2017 Iran’s rulers said they will not allow United Nations nuclear inspectors to visit military bases, calling a U.S. demand for such action “merely a dream.” U.S. ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley recently pressed the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) to uses its authority to gain access to Iranian military […]

UAE slams ‘colonial’ role of Iran, Turkey in Syria

UAE slams ‘colonial’ role of Iran, Turkey in Syria

by WorldTribune Staff, August 30, 2017 Iran and Turkey must halt their “colonial behavior” in Syria, the UAE’s foreign minister said on Aug. 29. “If Iran and Turkey continue the same historical, colonial and competitive behavior and perspectives between them in Arab affairs, we will continue in this situation not just in Syria today but […]

Mossad turns over photos said to show Iran violated nuclear agreement

Mossad turns over photos said to show Iran violated nuclear agreement

by WorldTribune Staff, August 28, 2017 Israel’s spy agency is said to have delivered evidence to the United States that shows Iran is in violation of the nuclear deal. Mossad director Yossi Cohen, who headed an Israeli delegation to Washington, D.C. last week, is said to have provided the Trump administration and Congress with photographic […]

Pakistan warns new U.S. strategy for Afghanistan ‘doomed to failure’

Pakistan warns new U.S. strategy for Afghanistan ‘doomed to failure’

by WorldTribune Staff, August 28, 2017 Pakistani officials said U.S. President Donald Trump’s outline for a new strategy in Afghanistan “won’t work.” Saying that Trump’s plan is “doomed to failure,” Pakistani Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi told Bloomberg in an interview published on Aug. 27 that “From Day One, we have been saying very clearly […]

Israel buys 17 new F-35 fighter jets

Israel buys 17 new F-35 fighter jets

by WorldTribune Staff, August 27, 2017 Israel’s Defense Ministry last week completed a deal to purchase 17 F-35 “Adir” fifth-generation fighter jets from the U.S. government. “The signing of the transaction is further evidence of the depth of the relationship and security relations between our great friend the United States and the State of Israel,” […]

Report: Qatar funding globalization curriculum in U.S. public schools

Report: Qatar funding globalization curriculum in U.S. public schools

by WorldTribune Staff, August 27, 2017 Qatar, which has been accused of funding terrorist organizations, is pumping millions of dollars into U.S. elementary, middle and high schools for the purpose of globalization instruction, a report said. The Qatar Foundation over the past eight years has given $30.6 million to several dozen schools from New York […]

Lebanon strips beauty queen of title after learning she visited Israel

Lebanon strips beauty queen of title after learning she visited Israel

by WorldTribune Staff, August 25, 2017 The winner of the 2017 Miss Lebanon Emigrant competition has been stripped of her title after pageant officials discovered she had visited Israel. Amanda Hanna, who is Swedish and Lebanese, won the contest for women of Lebanese ancestry earlier this month. When organizers of the competition discovered from Hanna’s […]

Syria, Hizbullah agree to allow ISIS to withdraw from Syria-Lebanon border

Syria, Hizbullah agree to allow ISIS to withdraw from Syria-Lebanon border

by WorldTribune Staff, August 25, 2017 Islamic State (ISIS) asked and was allowed to withdraw from the Syrian-Lebanon border area in the Qalamoun region, an official in Syrian President Bashar Assad’s military alliance said. “Islamic State asked for negotiations and a withdrawal, and the Syrian side and Hizbullah agreed,” the official said. ISIS was permitted […]

Poll: Millennials like Donald Trump in Mideast, Poland

Poll: Millennials like Donald Trump in Mideast, Poland

by WorldTribune Staff, August 25, 2017 Who says “the kids” don’t like President Donald Trump? Large numbers of millennials in the United States are rumored to be bunkered in their parents’ basements against the reality of a Trump Administration, but the American President has solid support among millennials in some European and Mideast nations, a […]