Qatar in nudge at Saudis stakes out neutrality on Iran

Qatar in nudge at Saudis stakes out neutrality on Iran

by WorldTribune Staff, June 4, 2018 Though it has “a lot of differences” with Iran, Qatar will not “fuel a war” with the Islamic Republic, Qatar’s defense minister said. “Is it wise to call the U.S. and Israel to go and fight Iran? Iran is next door,” Khalid bin Mohammad al-Attiyah told an international security […]

Qatar at hub of Trump administration push to form coherent Mideast policy

Qatar at hub of Trump administration push to form coherent Mideast policy

by WorldTribune Staff, April 18, 2018 In his effort to forge a united front of Arab Gulf states against Iran’s increasing hegemony, U.S. President Donald Trump has called on Saudi Arabia to end its dispute with Qatar. In what was described as a “foreceful” telephone call earlier this month with Saudi King Salman, Trump demanded […]

Getting real: The post-communist Russian threat in perspective

Getting real: The post-communist Russian threat in perspective

Special to WorldTribune.com By Alexander Maistrovoy While the West is busy hunting “Russian witches,” its sworn enemies are devouring it alive from within. In 1986, the manager of the largest state company Eurodif Georges Besse arrived at his office as per usual. When he got out of his car, he was shot at point-blank range […]

Who’s who: Vote tally on UN resolution slamming U.S. on Jerusalem

Who’s who: Vote tally on UN resolution slamming U.S. on Jerusalem

Special to WorldTribune , December 21, 2017 Yes: 128 No: 9 Abstain: 35 Y  AFGHANISTAN Y  DOMINICA Y  LITHUANIA SAO TOME AND PRINCIPE Y  ALBANIA A  DOMINICAN REPUBLIC Y  LUXEMBOURG Y  SAUDI ARABIA Y  ALGERIA Y  ECUADOR Y  MADAGASCAR Y  SENEGAL Y  ANDORRA Y  EGYPT A  MALAWI Y  SERBIA Y  ANGOLA EL SALVADOR Y  MALAYSIA […]

Egypt court sentences Morsi to 25 years in Qatar spy case

Egypt court sentences Morsi to 25 years in Qatar spy case

by WorldTribune Staff, September 17, 2017 Egypt’s Court of Cassation, in a final ruling issued on Sept. 16, sentenced Mohammed Morsi to 25 years in prison in a case accusing the former president of spying for Qatar. The court reduced Morsi’s sentence from an original 40 years in the case, which centered on the leaking […]

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 […]

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 […]

Hamas asks Algeria to accept its leaders ousted by Qatar

Hamas asks Algeria to accept its leaders ousted by Qatar

by WorldTribune Staff, July 18, 2017 Hamas has approached Algeria about the possibility of replacing Qatar as the headquarters for the terror organization’s officials abroad, a report said. After Qatari authorities, saying they were driven by “external pressures,” decided to expel several Hamas members, the terror organization asked Algeria to take in some of its […]

Tillerson’s stealth diplomacy in Qatar, host to largest U.S. overseas air base

Tillerson’s stealth diplomacy in Qatar, host to largest U.S. overseas air base

Special to WorldTribune.com By Donald Kirk WASHINGTON ― We hear so often about tight U.S. relations with Saudi Arabia that we forget the Saudis kicked out the last U.S. troops in the early 2000’s. Seems they regarded the U.S. presence as an affront to Islam more than a decade after U.S. forces drove Saddam Hussein’s […]

Hillary, Clinton Foundation, deemed extra $1 million gift by Qatar not worth mentioning

Hillary, Clinton Foundation, deemed extra $1 million gift by Qatar not worth mentioning

by WorldTribune Staff, June 26, 2017 When Hillary Clinton became Secretary of State in 2009, she signed an ethics agreement promising the Clinton Foundation would notify the State Department if a new foreign government planned to donate or “increase materially” its contributions. One of the thousands of John Podesta’s emails published by WikiLeaks shows that […]

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