Iran rejects Russian, Saudi plan to raise oil output, rein in prices

Iran rejects Russian, Saudi plan to raise oil output, rein in prices

Special to WorldTribune.com Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty Iran has rejected a plan by Russia and Saudi Arabia to increase oil production at a meeting of the OPEC oil cartel this week in response to consumer disgruntlement with rising prices. “I don’t believe at this meeting we can reach agreement,” Iran’s Oil Minister Bijan […]

Obama credited for renewed Russian aggression

Obama credited for renewed Russian aggression

by WorldTribune Staff, June 10, 2018 U.S. President Donald Trump, asked by the media on June 9 about Russia’s annexation of Crimea, referred them to the previous administration. “You have to ask President Obama because he let Crimea get away, that was during his administration,” Trump said at a press conference in Canada. “Crimea was […]

Russia, Saudi Arabia seen raising oil output to control rising prices

Russia, Saudi Arabia seen raising oil output to control rising prices

Special to WorldTribune.com Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty Saudi Arabia and Russia are likely to agree to raise oil production next month in a bid to ease consumer worries about higher energy prices, their energy ministers have said. Saudi Arabian Energy Minister Khalid al-Faleh and his Russian counterpart, Aleksandr Novak, both said at an […]

Report: U.S. commandos took out hundreds of Russian mercenaries in Syria firefight

Report: U.S. commandos took out hundreds of Russian mercenaries in Syria firefight

by WorldTribune Staff, May 27, 2018 A force of about 40 U.S. commandos held off about 500 troops loyal to Syria’s government, including Russian mercenaries, during a firefight in February, a report said. While the U.S. troops suffered no casualties, hundreds of Assad regime-aligned fighters were killed, according to the May 24 report by The […]

Russian academic sheds light on how Halper operated in the UK

Russian academic sheds light on how Halper operated in the UK

by WorldTribune Staff, May 24, 2018 A Russian intelligence researcher at the University of Cambridge said FBI informant Stefan Halper made false allegations about her interactions with former national security adviser Michael Flynn which touched off widespread speculation about their relationship. Svetlana Lokhova told The Daily Caller News Foundation that Halper was behind allegations made about […]

State of collusion with foreign powers: James Clapper, Donald MacLean, Benedict Arnold

State of collusion with foreign powers: James Clapper, Donald MacLean, Benedict Arnold

Special to WorldTribune.com By Ed Timperlake, Second Line of Defense Forum A recent Fox News piece reminded us that there has been clear collusion to derail a U.S. presidential election, and it was not orchestrated by Moscow. Rather, it was backchannel collusion between Brits and Americans to defeat Donald Trump. In a London courtroom this […]

Russian missile defense system took direct hit during Israeli strikes in Syria

Russian missile defense system took direct hit during Israeli strikes in Syria

by WorldTribune Staff, May 16, 2018 Russia relies heavily on foreign military sales to boost its economy. So the Kremlin scrambled to avoid bad publicity for one of its weapons systems last week after it took a direct hit during Israeli airstrikes in Syria. Israel released footage from the May 10 airstrikes showing the Russian-made […]

U.S. objects as Putin drives truck opening bridge to ‘occupied Crimea’

U.S. objects as Putin drives truck opening bridge to ‘occupied Crimea’

by WorldTribune Staff, May 16, 2018 The United States has condemned Moscow’s opening of the Kerch Strait Bridge between Russia and Crimea. Russian President Vladimir Putin drove an orange Kamaz truck across the bridge as he opened the road to car traffic on May 15. “In different historical epochs, even under the tsar priests, people […]

Report on Mueller’s own Russian conflict spotlights fate of forgotten American hostage in Iran

Report on Mueller’s own Russian conflict spotlights fate of forgotten American hostage in Iran

by WorldTribune Staff, May 15, 2018 A Russian oligarch who is now a witness in special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation spent millions of dollars in an attempt to rescue an American held hostage in Iran at the time Mueller was director of the FBI, a report said. Details of the FBI’s 2009 deal with Russian […]

Moscow: 28 Israeli jet fighters answer Iran strike, fire 60 missiles at Syria targets

Moscow: 28 Israeli jet fighters answer Iran strike, fire 60 missiles at Syria targets

by WorldTribune Staff, May 10, 2018 Israeli warplanes hit dozens of Iranian military targets in Syria on May 9 in one of its largest military operations in recent years. Russia’s Defense Ministry reported that 28 Israeli planes took part in the airstrikes and fired a total of around 60 missiles. “28 Israeli F-15 and F-16 […]

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