U.S. ramps up pressure on Iran, one year after Trump withdrew from nuclear deal

U.S. ramps up pressure on Iran, one year after Trump withdrew from nuclear deal

by WorldTribune Staff, May 9, 2019 U.S. President Donald Trump on May 8 announced sanctions on Iran’s trade in metals, which is the Islamic Republic’s third largest export. Trump’s executive order imposes sanctions on Iran’s iron, steel, aluminum, and copper sectors. Trump said the new sanctions target “Iran’s revenue from the export of industrial metals […]

‘God has answered their prayers’: Pakistan releases Christian woman held for decade

‘God has answered their prayers’: Pakistan releases Christian woman held for decade

by WorldTribune Staff, May 8, 2019 A Pakistani Catholic woman who was held in prison for a decade on blasphemy charges has been released by Pakistan and has flown to Canada to join her family at a secret address, Catholic News Service reported. Asia Bibi’s release was confirmed on May 8 by Wilson Chowdhry of […]

Reps. Tlaib, Omar hit Israel from D.C. in wake of rocket attacks from Gaza

Reps. Tlaib, Omar hit Israel from D.C. in wake of rocket attacks from Gaza

by WorldTribune Staff, May 6, 2019 The more than 20 Democratic Party candidates for the 2020 presidential nomination remained mostly silent as hundreds of rockets were launched at Israel over the weekend. Meanwhile, while omitting the Hamas and Islamic Jihad terrorism part, U.S. Reps. Rashida Tlaib and Ilhan Omar issued tweets blasting Israel amid some […]

Nikki Haley calls out international community for silence on Gaza attacks

Nikki Haley calls out international community for silence on Gaza attacks

by WorldTribune Staff, May 5, 2019 Former U.S. Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley slammed the international community for its silence amid rocket attacks on Israel from the Gaza Strip. “If this was any other country, the international community would raise havoc. No other country would sit back and take this. Why should Israel? #DoubleStandard,” […]

Kushner: ‘Deal of the century’ will be good ‘starting point’ to ‘better life’

Kushner: ‘Deal of the century’ will be good ‘starting point’ to ‘better life’

by WorldTribune Staff, May 3, 2019 U.S. President Donald Trump’s Middle East peace proposal will be a “good starting point” to address the Israel-Palestinian Arab conflict and a business plan to help the two sides have a better life, White House adviser Jared Kushner said. The Trump administration’s “Deal of the Century” is scheduled to […]

‘Cesspool’: NY Times, controlled by Jewish family, incurs wrath of Israeli ambassador

‘Cesspool’: NY Times, controlled by Jewish family, incurs wrath of Israeli ambassador

by WorldTribune Staff, April 30, 2019 The New York Times has become “a cesspool of hostility towards Israel,” Israeli Ambassador to the United States Ron Dermer said on his official Facebook page. “The same New York Times that a century ago mostly hid from their readers the Holocaust of the Jewish people has today made […]

Warring Palestinian factions struggle for unity against looming ‘Deal of the Century’

Warring Palestinian factions struggle for unity against looming ‘Deal of the Century’

by WorldTribune Staff, April 28, 2019 Rival Palestinian organizations in the Gaza Strip are preparing to resist the Middle East peace plan set to be unveiled in June by the Trump administration. Fundamental to such a strategy would be overcoming the bloody 12-year-long power struggle between Hamas in Gaza and the Palestinian Authority. The Gaza […]

Iran warns U.S., continues its regional advance

Iran warns U.S., continues its regional advance

by WorldTribune Staff, April 24, 2019 “Iran will make the U.S. regret its decision to sanction us,” Iranian President Hassan Rohani warned on April 24 after the Trump administration’s decision not to renew sanctions exemptions granted to several countries who buy Iran’s oil. Despite economic hardships imposed by the sanctions, Iran is pressing its strategic gains […]

Global corruption threat; UN cites theft of $3.2 trillion

Global corruption threat; UN cites theft of $3.2 trillion

by WorldTribune Staff, April 17, 2019 The global economy is losing $3.2 trillion per year due to corruption which includes bribery and theft of funds, according to the United Nations. Corruption “robs societies of schools, hospitals and other vital services, drives away foreign investment and strips nations of their natural resources,” said UN Secretary General […]

Khamenei to Islamic neighbors: By colluding with Israel, you violate Koran

Khamenei to Islamic neighbors: By colluding with Israel, you violate Koran

by WorldTribune Staff, April 16, 2019 Iranian supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei on April 15 decried Islamic states which he said “have become servants and followers of America and the Zionists.” “Today, many leaders of Arabic countries are of this kind,” Khamenei said, claiming that the leaders “colluded with Israelis and stepped on the blood […]