Report: Mueller led U.S. efforts to cover up Saudis’ role in 9-11 attacks

Report: Mueller led U.S. efforts to cover up Saudis’ role in 9-11 attacks

by WorldTribune Staff, September 10, 2019 As then-director of the FBI, Robert Mueller “was the master when it came to covering up” Saudi Arabia’s role in the September 11, 2001 terror attacks, said a survivor who was pulled from the rubble of the World Trade Center 18 years ago. “In October of 2001, Mueller shut […]

Iraqi journalists report threats from pro-Iran ‘electronic armies’

Iraqi journalists report threats from pro-Iran ‘electronic armies’

by WorldTribune Staff, September 8, 2019 Pro-Iran factions in Iraq are deploying “electronic armies” to social media outlets in an attempt to silence their detractors, accusing them of being agents of Israel in what is tantamount to “incitements to murder,” a report said. “Iraqi journalists, activists and researchers are facing a wave of accusations and […]

U.S. Treasury steps up pressure on Iran; Russia weighs boost for regime’s oil sector

U.S. Treasury steps up pressure on Iran; Russia weighs boost for regime’s oil sector

by WorldTribune Staff, September 6, 2019 As the United States ramped up its “maximum pressure” campaign against Iran via energy sector sanctions, Russia said it was considering offering a $10 billion lifeline to Teheran’s vital oil industry. The U.S. Treasury Department on Sept. 4 announced sanctions on 25 Iranian entities and 11 vessels while offering […]

Syria, Hamas hail Hizbullah strikes on northern Israel; U.S. blames Iran

Syria, Hamas hail Hizbullah strikes on northern Israel; U.S. blames Iran

by WorldTribune Staff, September 2, 2019 Hamas and the regime of Syrian dictator Bashar Assad were quick to praise Hizbullah’s Sept. 1 attack on northern Israel as the United States warned Iran and its terror organization against further “hostile actions.” Hizbullah terrorists operating out of southern Lebanon fired multiple anti-tank missiles at Israeli positions and […]

Report: Israeli strikes on Iraq greenlighted by U.S., Russia

Report: Israeli strikes on Iraq greenlighted by U.S., Russia

FPI / August 28, 2019 Geostrategy-Direct.com The United States and Russia gave the go-ahead for Israel to launch airstrikes on Iranian weapons warehouses in Iraq, a report said. Citing a Western diplomatic source, the Arabic-language Asharq Al-Awsat newspaper reported on Aug. 21 that an understanding between the nations stresses that Israel should not officially declare […]

Christian population of Mosul goes from 15,000 to 40

Christian population of Mosul goes from 15,000 to 40

by WorldTribune Staff, August 27, 2019 Before Islamic State (ISIS) unleashed its reign of terror in Iraq, there were 15,000 Christians in Mosul, the Muslim-majority nation’s third-largest city. By July of 2019, only about 40 Christians have returned to Mosul according to the Catholic charity Aid to the Church in Need. Two years ago, ISIS […]

Not funny: Iran satirist sentenced to 23 years in prison

Not funny: Iran satirist sentenced to 23 years in prison

by WorldTribune Staff, August 25, 2019 Writer and satirist Kioomars Marzban has been sentenced to 23 years and nine months in prison by an Iranian Revolutionary Court which convicted him of charges including cooperation with the United States. Mohammad Hossein Aghasi, lawyer for the 28-year-old Marzban, told Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty on Aug. 24 that […]

Tlaib, Omar tear up over a Palestine that just banned LGBTQ activism

Tlaib, Omar tear up over a Palestine that just banned LGBTQ activism

by WorldTribune Staff, August 20, 2019 LGBTQ activists have been banned by the Palestinian Authority (PA) from all activities in the West Bank. The ban comes after the group alQaws for Sexual & Gender Diversity in Palestinian Society, which supports Palestinians who identify as a part of the gay community, had announced it would hold […]

Unreported: China’s exploitation of U.S.-Iran showdown in the Gulf

Unreported: China’s exploitation of U.S.-Iran showdown in the Gulf

FPI / August 18, 2019 Excerpted from Geostrategy-Direct.com By Yossef Bodansky, Senior Editor, GIS/Defense & Foreign Affairs All attention is focused on the twists-and-turns of the very noisy U.S.-Iran dispute in the Persian Gulf, but all the while the People’s Republic of China (PRC) is rapidly and quietly consolidating a dominant presence in the area […]

Iran threatens war if Israel joins U.S. allied coalition in Persian Gulf

Iran threatens war if Israel joins U.S. allied coalition in Persian Gulf

by WorldTribune Staff, August 12, 2019 The commander of Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) navy has warned that if Israel joins a U.S.-led security coalition in the Persian Gulf it could set off a war. “Any illegitimate presence by the Zionists in the waters of the Persian Gulf could spark a war,” IRGC Navy […]