Hizbullah deputy chief: All of Israel within our missile range

Hizbullah deputy chief: All of Israel within our missile range

by WorldTribune Staff, December 10, 2018 The entirety of Israel is now within the range of Hizbullah’s missiles, the terror organization’s deputy commander said on Dec. 9. “There is not a single point in the occupied territories out of reach of Hizbullah’s missiles,” deputy secretary-general Sheikh Naim Qassem told al-Vefagh – an Iranian Arabic-language newspaper. […]

‘Our diplomatic map has changed’: Gulf Arab state allows Israeli flights

‘Our diplomatic map has changed’: Gulf Arab state allows Israeli flights

by WorldTribune Staff, December 10, 2018 Oman will allow Israeli passenger jets to use its airspace, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu announced on Dec. 10. Speaking at an Israeli Foreign Ministry conference, Netanyahu revealed that Israeli passenger jets will now be permitted to fly over the Gulf Arab state on the southeastern end of the […]

Pompeo blasts UN failure to condemn Hamas rocket barrage; Bahrain hits Hizbullah tunnels

Pompeo blasts UN failure to condemn Hamas rocket barrage; Bahrain hits Hizbullah tunnels

by WorldTribune Staff, December 7, 2018 The UN’s decision to not condemn Hamas for its recent rocket attacks on Israel is “disgraceful” and “shameful,” U.S. officials said. Meanwhile Israel, supported by the current U.S. administration, continued to shore up ties in the region with the Gulf Arab states including Bahrain which publicly attacked Hizbullah tunnels […]

Netanyahu, Pompeo discuss ‘Iranian aggression’ in Brussels meeting

Netanyahu, Pompeo discuss ‘Iranian aggression’ in Brussels meeting

by WorldTribune Staff, December 4, 2018 “Iranian aggression” in the Middle East was billed as the main theme of Dec. 3 talks between Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo in Brussels. Pompeo on Dec. 1 had slammed Iran over what he described as its recent testing of a medium-range ballistic missile. […]

Peace deal: Saudis, Egypt reportedly encouraging Arab-Israel trade ties

Peace deal: Saudis, Egypt reportedly encouraging Arab-Israel trade ties

by WorldTribune Staff, November 29, 2018 Leaders from Saudi Arabia and Egypt are encouraging Arab nations to open economic relations with Israel as part of the U.S.’s Middle East peace plan, a report said. During his visit to Cairo this week, Saudi Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman held extensive meetings with Egyptian President Abdul Fatah […]

The Khashoggi murder in perspective

The Khashoggi murder in perspective

Special to WorldTribune.com By Norman Bailey Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi’s murder was a heinous crime, but Israel’s rapprochement with the Gulf states is far more significant. Two events have taken place within the last few weeks. One is potentially of immense significance and the other is not. The first consists of the many indications that […]

Iran’s Rouhani calls on world’s Muslims to join holy war against USA-Trump-Israel

Iran’s Rouhani calls on world’s Muslims to join holy war against USA-Trump-Israel

by WorldTribune Staff, November 25, 2018 Addressing the annual Islamic Unity Conference in Teheran on Nov. 24, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani called on Muslims worldwide to unite against the Trump administration and the “fake regime” in Israel. Rouhani dropped his moderate posture and embraced the harsh rhetoric used by Iran’s leaders who regularly condemn Israel […]

U.S. sees sanctions reducing Iran funds to Hizbullah, Hamas

U.S. sees sanctions reducing Iran funds to Hizbullah, Hamas

by WorldTribune Staff, November 16, 2018 The Trump administration’s re-imposition of sanctions on Iran will go a long way toward choking off the Islamic Republic’s financial support for its terror proxies Hizbullah and Hamas, Washington’s special envoy to Iran said. Earlier this week, Hamas and other Palestinian terror groups in the Gaza Strip fired over […]

Israel on brink of war as ‘deal of the century’ waits in the wings

Israel on brink of war as ‘deal of the century’ waits in the wings

by WorldTribune Staff, November 13, 2018 More than 450 rockets were fired from the Gaza Strip at Israel on Nov. 12 and Israel responded by hitting over 70 Hamas and Islamic Jihad targets, reports said. The Jerusalem Post reported on Nov. 13 that Hamas requested a ceasefire with Israel via four mediators – Egypt, the […]

The Gaza blowup and prospects for a ‘three-state solution’

The Gaza blowup and prospects for a ‘three-state solution’

Special to WorldTribune.com By Sol W. Sanders The Israel-Arab peace effort is suddenly exploding. But whether all this movement will usher in the Trump Administration’s promise “of a peace of the century” is another question. After a year’s discussions led by Trump’s Jewish son-in-law, Jared Kushner, the Administration Special Mideast representative, the president’s design is […]

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