Unreported: Majority of Arabs, including 79 percent of Saudis, support Trump peace plan

Unreported: Majority of Arabs, including 79 percent of Saudis, support Trump peace plan

Analysis by WorldTribune Staff, October 19, 2020 A new survey has found that President Donald Trump’s Middle East peace plan which endorses a pathway to normalized relations with Israel is widely supported by Arabs in countries that would be affected. In the Zogby Research Services poll, 7 in 10 respondents in Saudi Arabia, the United […]

Wrong, wrong, wrong: Obama, never-Trumpers predicted a Mideast disaster

Wrong, wrong, wrong: Obama, never-Trumpers predicted a Mideast disaster

by WorldTribune Staff, September 21, 2020 As the Trump administration was set to move in and he was leaving office in January of 2017, then-Secretary of State John Kerry predicted doom for the Middle East. “You’d have an explosion,” Kerry told CBS News of President-elect Donald Trump’s vow to move the U.S. embassy in Israel […]

Mossad chief calls Mideast peace deals strategic game changer

Mossad chief calls Mideast peace deals strategic game changer

by WorldTribune Staff, September 18, 2020 The importance of the Abraham Accord, in which U.S. President Donald Trump brokered the normalization of relations between Israel and Arab states Bahrain and United Arab Emirates, can’t be understated, the chief of Israel’s Mossad said. “On the security level, there is a very large message here of a […]

Historic Abraham Accord marks first peace deal with Arab states since 1994

Historic Abraham Accord marks first peace deal with Arab states since 1994

by WorldTribune Staff, September 15, 2020 Leaders from Israel, United Arab Emirates and Bahrain gathered with U.S. President Donald Trump at the White House on Tuesday to sign the Abraham Accords, establishing full, normalized relations between Israel and the two Gulf Arab states. The historic deal brokered by Trump is the first time Arab nations […]

More Arab states warm to Israel after White House-brokered deal

More Arab states warm to Israel after White House-brokered deal

by WorldTribune Staff, September 13, 2020 The White House on Friday announced that President Donald Trump, King Hamad bin Isa bin Salman al-Khalifa of Bahrain, and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu agreed to the establishment of full diplomatic relations between Israel and Bahrain. The announcement follows the historic deal, brokered by Trump and for which […]

Norwegian lawmaker nominates Trump for Nobel Peace Prize

Norwegian lawmaker nominates Trump for Nobel Peace Prize

by WorldTribune Staff, September 9, 2020 U.S. President Donald Trump has been nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize in large part due to his brokering of a peace deal between Israel and the United Arab Emirates. Christian Tybring-Gjedde, a member of the Norwegian Parliament, nominated the U.S. President, saying: “The people who have received the […]

Report: Iran killed more than 300, committed ‘shocking human rights violations’ in November

Report: Iran killed more than 300, committed ‘shocking human rights violations’ in November

Special to WorldTribune.com Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty Amnesty International has accused Iran of committing “a catalogue of shocking human rights violations” against those detained in connection with the November 2019 anti-establishment protests, including children as young as 10. The violent demonstrations were sparked by a sudden hike in the price of gasoline and […]

As UN balks on return to Iran sanctions, U.S. slams members ‘standing with terrorists’

As UN balks on return to Iran sanctions, U.S. slams members ‘standing with terrorists’

by WorldTribune Staff, August 26, 2020 The U.S. called out members of the UN Security Council who “find themselves standing with terrorists” after the Council rejected Washington’s push to trigger a return of all UN sanctions on Iran. Indonesian UN Ambassador Dian Triansyah Djani, who currently holds the rotating presidency on the Council, said in […]

President Trump suggests other states prepared to follow UAE’s lead with Israel

President Trump suggests other states prepared to follow UAE’s lead with Israel

by WorldTribune Staff, August 21, 2020 U.S. President Donald Trump said he expects Saudi Arabia will join the deal brokered by the Trump administration last week in which Israel and the United Arab Emirates agreed to normalize diplomatic ties. “I do,” Trump replied when asked at a White House news conference if he expected Saudi […]

Court finds Hizbullah member guilty in 2005 murder of Lebanon’s Prime Minister Hariri

Court finds Hizbullah member guilty in 2005 murder of Lebanon’s Prime Minister Hariri

by WorldTribune Staff, August 20, 2020 A UN-backed tribunal found a member of the Iran-backed Hizbullah terrorist organization guilty of the 2005 assassination of former Lebanese Prime Minister Rafik Hariri. The Special Tribunal for Lebanon on Tuesday found Salim Ayyash guilty of Hariri’s murder, but cleared three other suspects after a years-long trial. Ayyash, 56, […]

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