New York Times faults Israel’s assist for Syrian relief workers

New York Times faults Israel’s assist for Syrian relief workers

by WorldTribune Staff, July 31, 2018 The New York Times has criticized Israel for its rescuing of hundreds of Syrian civilians because the Jewish state’s humanitarian actions are “creating friction” with Syrian President Bashar Assad, a columnist noted. “Even in a world where Israel is routinely blamed for a remarkable variety of problems, this one is […]

Israel downs Syrian warplane, rejects Russia’s proposed 100-km buffer zone offer

Israel downs Syrian warplane, rejects Russia’s proposed 100-km buffer zone offer

by WorldTribune Staff, July 23, 2018 Israel on July 22 rejected Russia’s offer of a buffer zone that would keep Iranian forces in Syria away from the Golan Heights ceasefire line. Meanwhile, Israel on July 24 said it shot down a Syrian warplane that crossed into the occupied Golan Heights. Israel’s military said it fired […]

Putin agrees with Trump on securing Israel’s border with Syria

Putin agrees with Trump on securing Israel’s border with Syria

by WorldTribune Staff, July 17, 2018 The United States and Russia “will work jointly” to ensure the security of Israel at its border with Syria, President Donald Trump said after meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin on July 16. “We both spoke with Bibi (Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu) and they would like to do certain […]

Iran should wake up: Trump White House not messing around, Israeli minister warns

Iran should wake up: Trump White House not messing around, Israeli minister warns

by WorldTribune Staff, July 11, 2018 The leadership in Teheran should not underestimate the Trump administration’s resolve to keep nuclear weapons out of the Iranian regime’s hands, an Israeli minister said. “The U.S. will be willing to use military pressure and even military action against Iran in the event that it returns to work to […]

IRGC’s Salami vows fight from Lebanon against ‘poisoned dagger’ in ‘body of the Islamic ummah’

IRGC’s Salami vows fight from Lebanon against ‘poisoned dagger’ in ‘body of the Islamic ummah’

by WorldTribune Staff, July 9, 2018 Hizbullah has over 100,000 missiles “ready for launch,” said the deputy commander of Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC), who vowed Iran would fight Israel from Lebanese soil. IRGC deputy chief Hossein Salami said the “problem” of the State of Israel’s existence could be solved primarily by using the […]

Reports: Trump eyes short-term infrastructure fixes in Gaza to advance secret peace plan

Reports: Trump eyes short-term infrastructure fixes in Gaza to advance secret peace plan

by WorldTribune Staff, July 8, 2018 The United States will prioritize improving conditions in the Gaza Strip in order to bring the Palestinian Authority (PA) to the negotiating table with Israel and move President Donald Trump’s peace plan forward, a report said. The PA continues to boycott peace talks in protest of Trump’s recognition of […]

Pro-Abbas Palestinians rally against Trump’s ‘Deal of the Century’

Pro-Abbas Palestinians rally against Trump’s ‘Deal of the Century’

by WorldTribune Staff, July 3, 2018 Palestinians loyal to Palestinian Authority (PA) leader Mahmoud Abbas rallied in Ramallah on July 2 to protest what they say are attempts by the United States “to impose its plans in the area.” Protesters expressed support for Abbas and the PA leadership’s rejection of U.S. President Donald Trump’s Middle […]

Activist battles illegal immigrants in South Tel Aviv in fight for ‘sovereignty and identity’

Activist battles illegal immigrants in South Tel Aviv in fight for ‘sovereignty and identity’

by WorldTribune Staff, June 25, 2018 An activist who once fought for LGBT rights in Israel is in a new battle – to evict thousands of illegal immigrants from her south Tel Aviv neighborhood. According to police statistics, 90 percent of African asylum seekers in Israel live in south Tel Aviv. “What happened with the […]

In walkup to secret peace plan, Trump seeks Gulf state investment in Gaza

In walkup to secret peace plan, Trump seeks Gulf state investment in Gaza

by WorldTribune Staff, June 18, 2018 The Trump administration is looking to secure hundreds of millions of dollars in funding from Gulf states for projects in the Gaza Strip, a report said. Middle East specialists in Washington and London have been focused on still-secret details of the Trump administration’s peace plan for Israel and the […]