Iran officials burn U.S. flag, Gulf states back Trump decision on nuclear deal

Iran officials burn U.S. flag, Gulf states back Trump decision on nuclear deal

by WorldTribune Staff, May 9, 2018 As Saudi Arabia and its Gulf Arab allies on May 9 were welcoming U.S. President Donald Trump’s decision to pull out of the Iran nuclear deal, members of Iranian parliament were burning the American flag in protest. “Iran used economic gains from the lifting of sanctions to continue its […]

Reports: Israeli strikes in Syria hit missile depot held by Iran, Hizbullah

Reports: Israeli strikes in Syria hit missile depot held by Iran, Hizbullah

by WorldTribune Staff, May 9, 2018 Reports from Syria on May 8 said that Israeli warplanes struck an Iranian weapons depot south of Damascus. Syrian media reported a number of explosions were heard in the Kisweh area. The reported attack came hours after President Donald Trump announced the U.S. was withdrawing from the nuclear agreement […]

Egypt, Ethiopia, Sudan fail to agree on Nile dispute

Egypt, Ethiopia, Sudan fail to agree on Nile dispute

by WorldTribune Staff, May 9, 2018 Talks between Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan over a massive Nile River dam project ended last week with no agreement reached. Technical talks among irrigation ministers of the three countries in the Ethiopian capital, Addis Ababa, ended with no deal, Hossam el-Emam, a spokesperson for Egypt’s Irrigation Ministry, told The […]

Israel warns Assad: Allowing Iran attacks from Syria would be ‘end of his regime’

Israel warns Assad: Allowing Iran attacks from Syria would be ‘end of his regime’

by WorldTribune Staff, May 8, 2018 Syrian President Bashar Assad will be held responsible for any attacks on Israel carried out by Iran from Syrian territory, Israeli Energy Minister Yuval Steinitz warned. “If Assad allows Iran to turn Syria into a military base against us and attack us on Syrian soil, he must know that […]

Hizbullah seen winning majority in Lebanon parliament, as Iran gains regional clout

Hizbullah seen winning majority in Lebanon parliament, as Iran gains regional clout

by WorldTribune Staff, May 7, 2018 The Iran-backed terrorist group Hizbullah is expected to win a majority in Lebanese parliament following the nation’s first general election in nine years. Preliminary results from the May 6 election show the Resistance Movement bloc of parties, led by Hizbullah, is expected to win more than 64 seats in […]

Reports: Egypt moving troops near Israel border for massive attack on ISIS affiliate

Reports: Egypt moving troops near Israel border for massive attack on ISIS affiliate

by WorldTribune Staff, May 3, 2018 The Egyptian military is deploying troops to its borders with Israel and the Gaza Strip in preparation for what was described as “extraordinarily massive attacks” on the Islamic State (ISIS) affiliate in the Sinai Peninsula, reports say. Egypt has informed Israel about the troop buildup, Haaretz reported on May […]

Morocco cuts ties with Iran over Hizbullah support for Polisario Front

Morocco cuts ties with Iran over Hizbullah support for Polisario Front

by WorldTribune Staff, May 2, 2018 Morocco has severed diplomatic relations with Iran over its ties to an Algerian rebel group that seeks independence for Western Sahara. Morocco said the move was precipitated by Iran’s support for the Hizbullah terror organization, which Rabat claims has delivered weapons to the Polisario Front rebel group, AFP reported. […]

‘Bunker-busting’ strikes on Syrian bases reportedly destroyed Iran missiles

‘Bunker-busting’ strikes on Syrian bases reportedly destroyed Iran missiles

by WorldTribune Staff, April 29, 2018 Multiple missile strikes hit several military bases in Syria on April 29. The target of at least some of the attacks appeared to be warehouses containing Iranian missiles, reports say. Al-Akhbar, a Lebanese pro-Hizbullah newspaper, said the attacks in Hama and in the Aleppo countryside were apparently carried out […]

Pompeo hits ground running, rallies allies against Iran’s regional aggression, missile program

Pompeo hits ground running, rallies allies against Iran’s regional aggression, missile program

Three days after being confirmed by the U.S. Senate, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on April 29 that U.S. President Donald Trump has “a comprehensive Iran plan that is designed to counter the full array of threats emanating from Teheran.” In his first foreign trip in his new role, former CIA Director Pompeo said […]

Houthi political chief killed in Saudi-led coalition airstrike

Houthi political chief killed in Saudi-led coalition airstrike

by WorldTribune Staff, April 25, 2018 The political leader and second in command of the Iran-backed Houthi rebels was killed in a Saudi-led coalition airstrike in Yemen, the Houthi-run Saba news agency confirmed on April 23. Saleh Al-Sammad, head of the Houthis’ so-called Supreme Political Council, was killed in the eastern province of Hodeida on […]