Israel’s Netanyahu ‘advises’ Iran on presence in Syria: ‘Get out fast’

Israel’s Netanyahu ‘advises’ Iran on presence in Syria: ‘Get out fast’

by WorldTribune Staff, January 16, 2019 After scoffing at Iran’s claim that its military personnel were only in Syria as advisers, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said he “advised” Iran to “get out” of Syria – now. Iranian foreign ministry spokesman Bahrem Qasemi had claimed that “Iran does not have a military base and military […]

Trump, Erodgan negotiate ‘safe zone’ in northern Syria

Trump, Erodgan negotiate ‘safe zone’ in northern Syria

by WorldTribune Staff, January 15, 2019 Amid recent tension over the fate of American-backed Kurdish fighters in Syria, U.S. President Donald Trump and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Jan. 14 discussed the creation of a “security zone” in north Syria. Trump and Erdogan, in a telephone conversation, “discussed the idea of creating a security […]

China said to have bought Pakistan’s silence on Muslim re-education camps

China said to have bought Pakistan’s silence on Muslim re-education camps

by WorldTribune Staff, January 13, 2019 Pakistan, a country with a 90 percent Muslim population, was among the first to criticize China’s detention of more than one million Muslim Uighurs and other ethnic minorities. Many of the Uighurs being held in re-education camps in China’s Xinjiang province are the wives of Pakistani men. Pakistan’s criticism […]

Pompeo in Egypt: ‘The age of self-inflicted American shame is over’

Pompeo in Egypt: ‘The age of self-inflicted American shame is over’

by WorldTribune Staff, January 11, 2019 Since President Donald Trump took office, the United States has “reasserted its traditional role as a force for good” in the Middle East, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said in a speech delivered at the American University in Cairo on Jan. 10. In a scathing rebuke of Obama administration […]

Iran lawmaker’s foreign policy warning, comparisons to USSR called a first

Iran lawmaker’s foreign policy warning, comparisons to USSR called a first

by WorldTribune Staff, January 8, 2019 In an unprecedented move, an Iranian lawmaker speaking on the floor of parliament cited the collapse of the Soviet Union in warning that the Iranian regime’s foreign policy could paralyze the country. “Our influence in the region is important, but one point should not be forgotten, and that is, […]

Israel strikes Hamas targets after rocket strikes from Gaza

Israel strikes Hamas targets after rocket strikes from Gaza

CELEBRATING 20 YEARS OF EXCELLENCE: Countdown: Top stories of 2018 by WorldTribune Staff, January 7, 2019 Israel dispatched fighter jets and a combat helicopter to carry out an attack on a Hamas military camp in the northern Gaza Strip on Jan. 7, the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) said. According to the Palestinian Wafa News Agency, […]

‘Cause and effect mission’: Bolton ties Syria withdrawal to Turkey’s restraint

‘Cause and effect mission’: Bolton ties Syria withdrawal to Turkey’s restraint

CELEBRATING 20 YEARS OF EXCELLENCE: Countdown: Top stories of 2018 by WorldTribune Staff, January 6, 2019 Turkey must commit to not target U.S.-backed Kurdish forces before American troops are pulled from Syria, national security adviser John Bolton said on Jan. 6. President Donald Trump’s order to withdraw U.S. troops is a “cause and effect mission” that […]

Wall? Fence? Coulter says America needs ‘exactly what Israel has’

Wall? Fence? Coulter says America needs ‘exactly what Israel has’

CELEBRATING 20 YEARS OF EXCELLENCE: Countdown: Top stories of 2018 by WorldTribune Staff, January 4, 2019 A barrier modeled after the structure used by Israel would be acceptable on the U.S.-Mexico border, columnist Ann Coulter said. “I would like exactly what Israel has. I wish Israel would build it. … Israel is a country that […]

Iran-backed militias in Syria push closer to Israel border

by WorldTribune Staff, January 2, 2019 Iran-backed militias fighting alongside the Syrian army have moved within three miles of the Israeli border. “The Iranian-backed militias are trying to consolidate their sphere of influence all the way from southwest of Damascus to the Israeli border,” said Suhaib al Ruhail, an official from the Liwa al Furqan […]

2 ex-presidents in same Egyptian courtroom as Mubarak testifies against Morsi

2 ex-presidents in same Egyptian courtroom as Mubarak testifies against Morsi

CELEBRATING 20 YEARS OF EXCELLENCE: Countdown: Top stories of 2018 by WorldTribune Staff, December 28, 2018 Former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak appeared in court on Dec. 26 to testify against his successor, Mohammed Morsi, who is on trial for what prosecutors say is his role in a mass prison break during the 2011 revolution that […]

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