Egypt, Russia stand against ‘regime change by force’ in Middle East

Egypt, Russia stand against ‘regime change by force’ in Middle East

by WorldTribune Staff, October 5, 2016 In a sign of warming ties between the two nations, the Egyptian and Russian parliaments on Oct. 4 said they were united in their stand against foreign powers who would seek to change Middle East regimes by force. “We decided that we should rally support among as many world […]

‘Cozy’ ties with DNC? Fed challenged over governor’s Clinton ties

‘Cozy’ ties with DNC? Fed challenged over governor’s Clinton ties

by WorldTribune Staff, September 29, 2016 A Republican congressman called on Federal Reserve chief Janet Yellen to explain how one of the allegedly non-partisan central bank’s governor’s coziness to Hillary Clinton is not a conflict of interest. Rep. Scott Garrett, New Jersey Republican, questioned Yellen on donations that Fed governor Lael Brainard has made to the Clinton […]

China to finance Egypt’s $45 billion capital city in the desert

China to finance Egypt’s $45 billion capital city in the desert

by WorldTribune Staff, September 30, 2016 Egypt’s plan to build a glittering new capital city in the desert was written off by many as nothing more than a dream for a country with a struggling economy. That dream, however, appears headed for reality after China stepped in to bankroll much of the $45 billion project. China Fortune […]

Rouhani, reformist allies win control of Iran’s powerful Assembly of Experts

Rouhani, reformist allies win control of Iran’s powerful Assembly of Experts

Special to WorldTribune.com Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty Final results from Iran’s February 26 elections show relative moderate President Hassan Rouhani and his allies winning a majority in the powerful Assembly of Experts and making a strong return to parliament as one of three dominant blocs. The elections were Iran’s first since international sanctions […]

Revenge of the RINOs as Trump surges in Massachusetts

Revenge of the RINOs as Trump surges in Massachusetts

Special to WorldTribune.com Jeffrey T. Kuhner Fearing a victory by Donald Trump, the Republican establishment is in complete panic. Nationally, GOP elites are openly talking about a brokered convention. FOX News, The Wall Street Journal and The Weekly Standard are desperately shilling for Florida Sen. Marco Rubio. Some are even calling for a moderate Republican […]

In first vote since nuclear deal, future of the Iran’s Islamic revolution is at stake

In first vote since nuclear deal, future of the Iran’s Islamic revolution is at stake

Special to WorldTribune.com Frud Bezhan, Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty Iran could chart its course for the next decade and beyond when hard-liners and moderates clash on February 26 in elections for parliament and the powerful body that will choose the country’s next supreme leader. Much could be riding on these elections — from […]

Obama’s election year priority: Closing Guantanamo and possibly returning it to Cuba

Obama’s election year priority: Closing Guantanamo and possibly returning it to Cuba

Special to WorldTribune.com By John J. Metzler UNITED NATIONS — President Barack Obama promised yet again to fulfill his election pledge in closing the terrorist detention facility at Guantanamo, Cuba. This time he means it. With less than a year ticking on the presidential time clock, Obama plans to release some of the 95 remaining […]

Conflict resolution 101: Here’s how the U.S. should talk with the North Koreans

Conflict resolution 101: Here’s how the U.S. should talk with the North Koreans

Special to WorldTribune.com By Donald Kirk, EastAsiaIntel.com Listen to people talking about the panacea of “dialogue” and “a peace treaty” with North Korea. They make it seem so simple. We need to talk, they say. We’ll never come to terms with North Korea if we don’t talk. One advocate of dialogue put it this way […]

Iran calls proposed oil-output freeze ‘ridiculous’

Iran calls proposed oil-output freeze ‘ridiculous’

Special to WorldTribune.com Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty Iran’s Oil Minister Bijan Namdar Zanganeh has dismissed a proposal by Russia and three OPEC members to freeze oil production as “ridiculous.” Zanganeh said on February 23 that the proposal by Russia, Saudi Arabia, Venezuela, and Qatar for crude oil producers to cap production at January […]

Syrian crisis present more immediate threat to Israel

Syrian crisis present more immediate threat to Israel

Special to WorldTribune.com By Norman Bailey Israel is wisely keeping out of the fray in Syria, but it may be challenged all the same. There are more than two dozen state and non-state actors battling over the prostrate body of what used to be Syria, one of the artificial entities carved out in the Middle […]