Hizbullah hails downing of Israel F-16; Netanyahu warns Iran and Syria ‘playing with fire’

Hizbullah hails downing of Israel F-16; Netanyahu warns Iran and Syria ‘playing with fire’

by WorldTribune Staff, February 11, 2018 Hizbullah said the downing of an Israeli F-16 on Feb. 10 marked a “new strategic era,” while Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Israel inflicted a “heavy blow” on Iranian and Syrian forces in a series of airstrikes and warned the two nations were “playing with fire.” “This is the […]

Israel warns: Lebanon ‘one big missile factory for Iran’

Israel warns: Lebanon ‘one big missile factory for Iran’

by WorldTribune Staff, January 28, 2018 Iran has “opened a new branch” in Lebanon and 2018 will be a year that tests “how Lebanon will be shaped,” a senior Israel Defense Forces (IDF) spokesman said on Jan. 28. “At the beginning of 2018, I think that it is proper to warn the residents of Lebanon […]

Israel strikes Syria weapons depot to keep ‘game-changing’ arms away from Hizbullah

Israel strikes Syria weapons depot to keep ‘game-changing’ arms away from Hizbullah

by WorldTribune Staff, January 10, 2018 The Syrian military reported that Israel, in a predawn attack on Jan. 9, struck a military base outside Damascus that analysts say is known to host Hizbullah’s advanced Scud missiles. While he did not confirm the airstrike, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said that Israel is prepared to take […]

Argentine Judge: Prosecutor was murdered in alleged Iran cover up case

Argentine Judge: Prosecutor was murdered in alleged Iran cover up case

Special to WorldTribune.com Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty An Argentine judge says the prosecutor who was found dead just days after accusing former President Cristina Fernandez of covering up Iran’s role in the 1994 bombing of a Jewish community center was murdered. Argentine prosecutor Alberto Nisman was found with a fatal gunshot wound 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 […]

Israelis call for Obama to return Peace Prize after report on suppression of Hizbullah probe

Israelis call for Obama to return Peace Prize after report on suppression of Hizbullah probe

by WorldTribune Staff, December 20, 2017 Israeli politicians blasted former U.S. President Barack Obama after Politico’s bombshell report that the Obama administration derailed a DEA investigation into Hizbullah’s drug trafficking activities to protect Obama’s major foreign policy legacy, the Iran nuclear deal. “Obama must return his Nobel Peace Prize,” if this week’s Politico story is […]

Saudi foreign minister: Hizbullah must be disarmed for Lebanon to ‘survive and prosper’

Saudi foreign minister: Hizbullah must be disarmed for Lebanon to ‘survive and prosper’

by WorldTribune Staff, December 4, 2017 Lebanon has been “hijacked” by Hizbullah and the only way the nation can flourish is if the terror group disarms, Saudi Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir said. “Lebanon will only survive or prosper if you disarm Hezbollah,” Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir told a conference in Italy on Dec. 1. “As […]

Back in Lebanon, Hariri says Iran-backed Hizbullah must accept reduced role

Back in Lebanon, Hariri says Iran-backed Hizbullah must accept reduced role

by WorldTribune Staff, November 28, 2017 Iran’s proxy Hizbullah must submit to a new arrangement in which its power is reduced, Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri said on Nov. 27. Hariri, in an interview with French broadcaster CNews, said he would finalize his resignation if Hizbullah and Iran do not agree to re-balance Lebanon’s political configuration. […]

Analyst: Trump administration has not yet stopped an Iran on the march

Analyst: Trump administration has not yet stopped an Iran on the march

by WorldTribune Staff, November 21, 2017 The Obama administration, via the nuclear deal, opened the door for Iran’s march toward “erecting a new empire” in the Middle East and the Trump administration has not gone far enough to stop it, an analyst wrote. “The pace of Iran’s imperial project is now accelerating,” Ilan Berman, senior vice […]

Pro-Hizbullah newspaper reports Saudis could embrace Trump’s Arab-Israel peace plan

Pro-Hizbullah newspaper reports Saudis could embrace Trump’s Arab-Israel peace plan

by WorldTribune Staff, November 14, 2017 Saudi Arabia’s foreign minister has called on Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman to normalize relations between the kingdom and Israel, a report said. The pro-Hizbullah Lebanese newspaper Al-Akhbar on Nov. 14 publicized the contents of a letter it said was sent from Saudi Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir to Crown […]