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 […]

Soros behind anti-deportation campaign in Israel, Netanyahu says

Soros behind anti-deportation campaign in Israel, Netanyahu says

by WorldTribune Staff, February 5, 2018 Hungarian-American billionaire George Soros is driving the campaign against Israel’s plan to deport some 20,000 African migrants, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Feb. 4. The Jerusalem Post reported, citing a “source close to the prime minister,” that Netanyahu was referring to Soros’s funding contribution to the New […]

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 […]

U.S. to again admit refugees, but with restrictions on Iran, 10 other countries

U.S. to again admit refugees, but with restrictions on Iran, 10 other countries

Special to WorldTribune.com Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty The U.S. government announced it will start admitting refugees from most countries again after a 120-day ban, but will impose new restrictions on refugees from Iran and 10 other countries where it sees security risks. While the government allowed its temporary refugee ban to expire as […]

Trump issues full travel ban for North Korea, pulls Sudan from list

Trump issues full travel ban for North Korea, pulls Sudan from list

by WorldTribune Staff, September 25, 2017 U.S. President Donald Trump on Sept. 24 issued a full travel ban on nationals from North Korea. Pyongyang “does not cooperate with the United States government in any respect,” the order said. “Making America Safe is my number one priority. We will not admit those into our country we cannot […]

U.S. eyes easing sanctions on Sudan, but raises concerns over persecution of Christians

U.S. eyes easing sanctions on Sudan, but raises concerns over persecution of Christians

by WorldTribune Staff, September 3, 2017 The Trump administration on Aug. 29 raised concerns over Sudan’s persecution of religious minorities during talks aimed at easing sanctions on Khartoum which have been in place for 20 years. Mark Green, newly-appointed head of the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), held the talks with senior Sudanese officials […]

Sudan seen abandoning Muslim Brotherhood to repair relations with Egypt

Sudan seen abandoning Muslim Brotherhood to repair relations with Egypt

by WorldTribune Staff, February 16, 2017 Sudan has reportedly been expelling Muslim Brotherhood members in an effort to mend ties with Egypt. Khartoum in the past two months has expelled “tens” of Muslim Brotherhood members who sought refuge in Sudan following the ouster of Mohammed Morsi, according to a report by the London-based Al-Hayat newspaper. The […]

Trump world: What The Donald inherits

Trump world: What The Donald inherits

Special to WorldTribune.com By John J. Metzler UNITED NATIONS — Chaos, Conflict and Crisis are some of the words describing the combustible global situation the new American President Donald J. Trump inherits from his predecessor. Far from a stable world order, Donald Trump is entering a complex foreign maze in which he must decipher, decode […]

Countdown perks for ‘the devil’: Obama grants reprieve to Sudan

Countdown perks for ‘the devil’: Obama grants reprieve to Sudan

by WorldTribune Staff, January 15, 2017 Another in a series of last-minute executive orders issued by U.S. President Barack Obama is being slammed by critics as “a deal with the devil.” Obama on Jan. 13 eased a 20-year-old trade embargo on Sudan, “reversing a policy towards an Islamist regime that massacred its own people and sheltered Osama […]

Sudan reported to use chemical weapons in Darfur

Sudan reported to use chemical weapons in Darfur

by WorldTribune Staff, October 2, 2016 The Sudanese regime has disputed a report that it used chemical weapons in the Darfur region. A report by Amnesty International on Sept. 27 said that people in 32 villages in the Jebel Marra area of Darfur reported symptoms consistent with exposure to “blister agents” — a banned class […]