Iran boasts it has willing-to-die supporters worldwide, including in U.S.

Iran boasts it has willing-to-die supporters worldwide, including in U.S.

by WorldTribune Staff, January 30, 2019 Iran has “supporters inside America and Europe” who “are willing to sacrifice their lives” for the Islamic Republic, a member of Iran’s Supreme Council for Cultural Revolution said last month. In an interview with state-run Channel 1 TV on Dec. 21, which was translated by the Middle East Media […]

Intelligence chiefs ‘naïve’? President says public assessment at odds with Iran policy is ‘wrong’

Intelligence chiefs ‘naïve’? President says public assessment at odds with Iran policy is ‘wrong’

by WorldTribune Staff, January 30, 2019 U.S. President Donald Trump suggested his intelligence chiefs might want to “go back to school” following their assessment of the threat from Iran, which included the chiefs’ insistence that the Islamic Republic is currently not taking steps toward becoming a nuclear state. The president tweeted on Jan. 30: “The […]

Israeli scientists: ‘We believe we will offer in a year’s time a complete cure for cancer’

Israeli scientists: ‘We believe we will offer in a year’s time a complete cure for cancer’

by WorldTribune Staff, January 29, 2019 A team of Israeli scientists said they may have found the first complete cure for cancer. Accelerated Evolution Biotechnologies Ltd. (AEBi) chairman of the board Dan Aridor and CEO Dr. Ilan Morad say their treatment, which they call MuTaTo (multi-target toxin) is essentially on the scale of a cancer […]

North Korea hits Israel’s Palestinian policy; Kim heartened by Trump’s ‘great’ letter

North Korea hits Israel’s Palestinian policy; Kim heartened by Trump’s ‘great’ letter

by WorldTribune Staff, January 24, 2019 North Korean Ambassador to the United Nations Kim Song criticized what he called Israel’s illegal occupation of Palestine and, in an apparent shot at the U.S., blasted some permanent members of the UN Security Council for what he called a “double standard” attitude on the Israel-Palestinian issue. Song delivered […]

UN: Fuel illegally shipped from Iran is financing Houthis’ war in Yemen

UN: Fuel illegally shipped from Iran is financing Houthis’ war in Yemen

by WorldTribune Staff, January 23, 2019 Fuel is being illegally shipped from Iranian ports to Yemen to support the Houthi rebels in their war against the Yemeni government, the United Nations said. In an 85-page report to the UN Security Council on Jan. 18, a UN panel tasked with monitoring the Yemen conflict said it […]

‘Palestine’ sticky note replaces Israel on map in Rep. Rashida Tlaib’s congressional office

‘Palestine’ sticky note replaces Israel on map in Rep. Rashida Tlaib’s congressional office

by WorldTribune Staff, January 22, 2019 A change was made to the map in Rep. Rashida Tlaib’s congressional office. A “Palestine” sticky note was pasted over Israel. The change was noted in a Twitter post by BuzzFeed reporter Hannah Allam, who toured Tlaib’s office after the Michigan Democrat was sworn in. According to BuzzFeed, Palestinian-American […]

Report: China offers Iran $3 billion oil deal as Europe halts purchases

Report: China offers Iran $3 billion oil deal as Europe halts purchases

by WorldTribune Staff, January 18, 2019 Looking to take advantage of a U.S. sanctions waiver, China’s Sinopec has offered $3 billion to Iran to develop the Yadavaran oil field, a report said. The Chinese state-run energy company reportedly told its Iranian government-owned counterpart, the National Iranian Oil Co., that it wanted China’s share of the […]

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 […]