Report: Iran’s presence in Syria dominated Helsinki summit

Report: Iran’s presence in Syria dominated Helsinki summit

by WorldTribune Staff, August 17, 2018 During their summit last month in Helsinki, U.S. President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin agreed that Iran should withdraw from the Syrian conflict, a report said. Iran’s role in Syria was the dominant topic in the meeting between Trump and Putin, a U.S. administration official said, according […]

UN report: Up to 30,000 ISIS members still in Syria, Iraq

UN report: Up to 30,000 ISIS members still in Syria, Iraq

by WorldTribune Staff, August 14, 2018 As many as 30,000 jihadists make up a “covert version” of the Islamic State (ISIS) terror organization in Syria and Iraq, according to a UN report. While a large number of ISIS fighters and commanders have been killed in battle, thousands of others and have left the immediate conflict […]

New York Times faults Israel’s assist for Syrian relief workers

New York Times faults Israel’s assist for Syrian relief workers

by WorldTribune Staff, July 31, 2018 The New York Times has criticized Israel for its rescuing of hundreds of Syrian civilians because the Jewish state’s humanitarian actions are “creating friction” with Syrian President Bashar Assad, a columnist noted. “Even in a world where Israel is routinely blamed for a remarkable variety of problems, this one is […]

Euro judges seen intervening on behalf of notorious ‘Beatles’ ISIS terror cell

Euro judges seen intervening on behalf of notorious ‘Beatles’ ISIS terror cell

by WorldTribune Staff, July 30, 2018 The European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) is not only set to strike down the UK’s decision to waive the “no death penalty” assurance for two British-born members of the Islamic State (ISIS). It may also order the UK to pay damages to the alleged members of the terror […]

Israel downs Syrian warplane, rejects Russia’s proposed 100-km buffer zone offer

Israel downs Syrian warplane, rejects Russia’s proposed 100-km buffer zone offer

by WorldTribune Staff, July 23, 2018 Israel on July 22 rejected Russia’s offer of a buffer zone that would keep Iranian forces in Syria away from the Golan Heights ceasefire line. Meanwhile, Israel on July 24 said it shot down a Syrian warplane that crossed into the occupied Golan Heights. Israel’s military said it fired […]

Putin agrees with Trump on securing Israel’s border with Syria

Putin agrees with Trump on securing Israel’s border with Syria

by WorldTribune Staff, July 17, 2018 The United States and Russia “will work jointly” to ensure the security of Israel at its border with Syria, President Donald Trump said after meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin on July 16. “We both spoke with Bibi (Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu) and they would like to do certain […]

Reports: Israeli airstrike targets Syrian army at Golan Heights border

Reports: Israeli airstrike targets Syrian army at Golan Heights border

by WorldTribune Staff, July 8, 2018 An Israeli warplane launched an airstrike on Syrian army positions in the Golan Heights, reports say. The retaliatory strike came after an errant shell landed east of the fence between Israeli-controlled territory and mainland Syria. According to a statement by the Israeli Defense Forces (IDF), the shell was launched during fighting between Syrian government forces […]

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 […]

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 […]

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