White House sees no ‘military solution’ in Afghanistan; Envoy meets Taliban in Qatar

White House sees no ‘military solution’ in Afghanistan; Envoy meets Taliban in Qatar

by WorldTribune Staff, November 18, 2018 The Afghan Taliban recently held talks with a U.S. envoy as the Trump administration pushes for an end to a 17-year conflict the chairman of the U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff admitted there is “no military” solution for. U.S. peace envoy for Afghanistan Zalmay Khalilzad met with high-ranking members […]

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 […]

U.S. envoy: Trump’s Mideast ‘deal of the century’ to be released ‘soon’

U.S. envoy: Trump’s Mideast ‘deal of the century’ to be released ‘soon’

by WorldTribune Staff, November 11, 2018 U.S. President Donald Trump will “soon” release his plan for Israel-Palestinian peace and both sides should not “listen to rumors” about the plan, White House Middle East envoy Jason Greenblatt said. Trump’s proposal will be for a complete solution to the Israel-Palestinian conflict as interim solutions have not worked […]

U.S. official: Sanctions turn Iranian tankers into ‘floating liability’

U.S. official: Sanctions turn Iranian tankers into ‘floating liability’

by WorldTribune Staff, November 8, 2018 The United States, following the imposition of sweeping sanctions against Iran, warned all ports and insurance companies to stay clear of Iranian ships. “From the Suez Canal to the Strait of Malacca and all choke points in between, Iranian tankers are now a floating liability,” said Brian Hook, the […]

Brazil’s new leader declares war on ‘fake news’ media; Palestinians to lobby against embassy move

Brazil’s new leader declares war on ‘fake news’ media; Palestinians to lobby against embassy move

by WorldTribune Staff, November 6, 2018 President-elect Jair Bolsonaro vowed that the Brazilian government will no longer advertise with media outlets which spread “fake news.” During the campaign, Bolsonaro posted almost daily criticisms of Brazil’s press on social media. Asked in a TV interview last week if he would respect press freedom even for the […]

Husband of acquitted Pakistani Christian seeks asylum in West; Radical cleric threatens ‘war’

Husband of acquitted Pakistani Christian seeks asylum in West; Radical cleric threatens ‘war’

by WorldTribune Staff, November 5, 2018 After his Christian wife was acquitted of blaspheming the Prophet Muhammad, sparking violent protests, a Pakistani man is pleading with the West to help his family in their quest for asylum. “I am requesting President Donald Trump to help us to leave [Pakistan], and I am requesting the prime […]

Denmark weighs Iran sanctions after foiled assassination plot

Denmark weighs Iran sanctions after foiled assassination plot

by WorldTribune Staff, November 1, 2018 In the wake of a plot by an Iranian assassin to kill three Iranian dissidents living in Denmark, the Danish government said it is consulting with its allies about possible sanctions against Iran. “We are going to reach out to our European allies in the coming days to try […]

Marketable skills: Refugee from Iraq showed FBI how to make bombs in Vegas

Marketable skills: Refugee from Iraq showed FBI how to make bombs in Vegas

by WorldTribune Staff, November 5, 2018 An Iraqi refugee who built two bombs in a Las Vegas condo has been arrested in an FBI sting after allegedly teaching undercover agents how to make and detonate the devices. Ahmad Suhad Ahmad, a 30-year-old Iraqi refugee living in Tucson, was the subject of a two-year FBI undercover sting. […]

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