As world focuses on the White House, Turkey’s Erdoğan is on the move

As world focuses on the White House, Turkey’s Erdoğan is on the move

Special to WorldTribune.com By John J. Metzler While the world was looking elsewhere and embroiled in the American presidential campaign, a long simmering territorial dispute between Armenia and Azerbaijan reignited in late September. An unexpected ground war in the remote Caucasian mountains followed, pitting two former Soviet territories Armenia and Azerbaijan against each other to […]

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 […]

Azerbaijan, an enemy of Iran, to buy $5 billion in arms from Israel

Azerbaijan, an enemy of Iran, to buy $5 billion in arms from Israel

by WorldTribune Staff, December 14, 2016 Azerbaijan has signed a $5 billion deal to buy weapons and security equipment from Israel. Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev announced the deal on Dec. 13 during Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s state visit to Baku. The arms deal reportedly will include missile-defense systems. Aliyev’s comments came amid ongoing hostile […]

Militant Islam aligns with Russia abroad, devours its ‘soft underbelly’ at home

Militant Islam aligns with Russia abroad, devours its ‘soft underbelly’ at home

Special to WorldTribune.com By Alexander Maistrovoy Following the prayer in the Moscow Cathedral Mosque, during his visit in February 2010, Hamas leader Khaled Masha’al admitted that in the Council of Muftis of Russia it felt like home. While the statement probably pleased the Russian leaders, in reality these words should have alerted them. Whether it […]