Iran tries conflict resolution with Gulf states but analyst says its war with U.S. already started

Iran tries conflict resolution with Gulf states but analyst says its war with U.S. already started

FPI / May 31, 2019 Geostrategy-Direct.com Iran has responded to mounting U.S. economic and military pressure by attempting to calm its Persian Gulf neighbors by hinting at improved relations. Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, during a May 26 joint press conference with Iraqi Foreign Minister Muhammad Ali Alhakim in Baghdad said that Iran “wants […]

Palestinian leader curses White House peace plan: May ‘Deal of Shame . . . go to hell’

Palestinian leader curses White House peace plan: May ‘Deal of Shame . . . go to hell’

by WorldTribune Staff, May 30, 2019 Palestinian Authority (PA) leader Mahmoud Abbas said the “Deal of the Century” can “go to hell.” Abbas also said the PA will not accept the upcoming economic workshop in Bahrain or its results, according to a report by the Middle East Media Research Institute (MEMRI). The Trump administration plans […]

Busted: Iran authorities arrest ‘inappropriate’ yoga teacher and students

Busted: Iran authorities arrest ‘inappropriate’ yoga teacher and students

by WorldTribune Staff, May 29, 2019 A yoga instructor and 30 students in a forbidden co-ed class were arrested by Iranian authorities. Yoga classes are permitted in the Islamic Republic but are strictly regulated. Classes must be taught by authorized instructors and must be gender separate. Authorities said the arrested yoga instructor was not licensed […]

IDF strikes Syrian missile battery which fired on jets in Israel territory

IDF strikes Syrian missile battery which fired on jets in Israel territory

FPI / May 29, 2019 By David Isaac, World Israel News.com Israel struck a Syrian missile battery after it launched a missile at one of its fighter jets in Israeli airspace on Monday, the IDF said. The missile landed in Syrian territory after missing its target. “Earlier today, a Syrian anti-aircraft system fired at an […]

China, Russia to boycott White House-backed economic workshop in Bahrain

China, Russia to boycott White House-backed economic workshop in Bahrain

by WorldTribune Staff, May 28, 2019 China and Russia have decided not to participate in next month’s workshop in Bahrain at which the United States plans to unveil the economic component of its Middle East peace plan dubbed the “Deal of the Century.” Senior Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) and Palestinian Authority (PA) official Saeb Erekat […]

James Pinkerton: Conservative nationalism on the march worldwide

James Pinkerton: Conservative nationalism on the march worldwide

by WorldTribune Staff, May 26, 2019 The recent elections in India and Australia show that once voters get a taste of conservative nationalism, “they tend to like it,” columnist James Pinkerton wrote for Breitbart News on May 25. “They like, for example, the idea that a democratically-elected government can seek to uphold traditional values, not […]

Gulf states to participate in ‘Peace to Prosperity’ conference backed by White House

Gulf states to participate in ‘Peace to Prosperity’ conference backed by White House

by WorldTribune Staff, May 23, 2019 Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates have confirmed they will attend the “Peace to Prosperity” workshop sponsored by the White House and hosted by Bahrain next month. The Trump administration said it would release the economic component of its long-awaited “Deal of the Century” Middle East peace plan […]

Narco-jihadis surpass ISIS as Islamists kill 364 in first two weeks of Ramadan

Narco-jihadis surpass ISIS as Islamists kill 364 in first two weeks of Ramadan

by WorldTribune Staff, May 22, 2019 During the first two weeks of Ramadan, the holiest month for Muslims, Islamic terrorists carried out some 75 attacks in nearly 15 countries, killing at least 364 people and injuring more than 400. “That means, on average, jihadis killed at least 25 people and injured about another 30 each […]

U.S. ‘sitting by the phone’ as Gulf tensions mount

U.S. ‘sitting by the phone’ as Gulf tensions mount

by WorldTribune Staff, May 19, 2019 The United States has made overtures for talks with Iran to “de-escalate” the current situation and is reportedly “sitting by the phone” awaiting the Islamic Republic’s response. President Donald Trump’s overtures for direct talks with Iranian leadership comes as tensions between the two countries and their allies in the […]

‘Bullied’: Iran sends message as Gulf states suffer oil tanker sabotage

‘Bullied’: Iran sends message as Gulf states suffer oil tanker sabotage

by WorldTribune Staff, May 17, 2019 U.S. intelligence agencies believe Iran-backed terror proxies, or those sympathetic to Iran, are behind the attacks on four oil tankers off the coast of the United Arab Emirates. Reuters reported that a U.S. government source said American security analysts believe Iran gave its “blessing” to tanker attacks which hit […]