In ‘nightmare’ for Iran, Trump brokers Israel-UAE peace agreement

In ‘nightmare’ for Iran, Trump brokers Israel-UAE peace agreement

by WorldTribune Staff, August 13, 2020 U.S. President Donald Trump brokered a historic peace agreement between Israel and the United Arab Emirates that will lead to a full normalization of diplomatic relations between the two Middle Eastern nations, the White House announced on Thursday. The agreement was sealed in a phone call on Thursday between […]

Anger in Beirut: Analyst lists questions without answers

Anger in Beirut: Analyst lists questions without answers

by WorldTribune Staff, August 7, 2020 The massive explosion that devastated Beirut on Aug. 4 left at least 150 people dead, about 5,000 injured and more than 350,000 homeless. As more video and images emerge of the blast at the capital city’s port area, many questions remain about its cause. Arabic affairs analyst Ehud Yaari […]

Iran blocks own port after sinking mock U.S. carrier during exercise

Iran blocks own port after sinking mock U.S. carrier during exercise

by WorldTribune Staff, August 6, 2020 Iran sought a propaganda victory when its naval forces attacked a mock U.S. aircraft carrier in a recent exercise. But that short-term win has turned into a real nightmare for the Islamic Republic. The mock carrier was sunk in shallow water near the entrance to Iran’s main naval port, […]

Twitter blocks Trump, but green-lights Khamenei’s call for genocide

Twitter blocks Trump, but green-lights Khamenei’s call for genocide

by WorldTribune Staff, July 30, 2020 The leader of a brutal, repressive regime which is the world’s top state sponsor of terrorism apparently has the green-light from Twitter to advocate for the destruction of Israel. Iranian supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has posted several tweets in which he calls for the destruction of the “Zionist […]

International online rally calls for regime change in Iran; Giuliani among speakers

International online rally calls for regime change in Iran; Giuliani among speakers

by WorldTribune Staff, July 20, 2020 Iran’s clerics and terrorist sympathizers are living on borrowed time as a new generation of Iranians yearns for freedom, a group of Iranian dissidents and prominent U.S. and European officials said at a virtual international rally on Friday. “This generation is a constant nightmare for the mullahs. Indeed, the […]

Iran unraveling? Seven ships on fire after explosion at nuke site

Iran unraveling? Seven ships on fire after explosion at nuke site

by WorldTribune Staff, July 17, 2020 In the latest in a string of mysterious disasters to strike Iran in recent weeks, seven ships at the southern Iranian port of Bushehr reportedly caught fire on July 15. The blaze was contained and no casualties were reported, the head of the local crisis management organization told Irna […]

U.S. rejects UN report on killing of Soleimani: Gives ‘a pass to terrorists’

U.S. rejects UN report on killing of Soleimani: Gives ‘a pass to terrorists’

by WorldTribune Staff, July 10, 2020 The United Nations is “giving a pass to terrorists” after it concluded that the U.S. drone strike which killed Iranian commander Qasem Soleimani was “unlawful.” Agnes Callamard, the UN special rapporteur on extrajudicial, summary, or arbitrary executions, told the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva on July 9 that […]

U.S. foils rocket attack on embassy in Baghdad after explosions in Iran

U.S. foils rocket attack on embassy in Baghdad after explosions in Iran

by WorldTribune Staff, July 5, 2020 A Patriot missile battery intercepted a rocket targeting the U.S. Embassy in Baghdad on Saturday, reports say. The rocket fell inside the Green Zone, the center of the international presence in the Iraqi capital, Al Arabiya reported. The U.S. government has blamed pro-Iranian militias for a series of rocket […]

Iran’s economy implodes; U.S. insists arms embargo stay in place

Iran’s economy implodes; U.S. insists arms embargo stay in place

by WorldTribune Staff, July 1, 2020 The combination of crippling U.S. sanctions and the devastating coronavirus outbreak have caused Iran’s economy to crash, reports say. U.S. sanctions on the Islamic Republic’s energy industry have taken the heaviest toll. Iran currently sells less than 200,000 barrels of crude oil per day, and possibly less than 100,000. […]

U.S. sanctions Syria’s Assad and wife, turns up heat for political solution

U.S. sanctions Syria’s Assad and wife, turns up heat for political solution

by WorldTribune Staff, June 17, 2020 The Trump administration has imposed sweeping new sanctions on Syrian dictator Bashar Assad, his government, and his wife. The U.S. State Department on Wednesday announced new penalties on Syria, which personally target Assad and his wife Asma Assad as Syira faces a deepening economic crisis and rare protests in […]

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