Trump: Removal of 50 U.S. troops puts heat on Turkey

Trump: Removal of 50 U.S. troops puts heat on Turkey

by WorldTribune Staff, October 8, 2019 U.S. President Donald Trump said he will be watching closely what Turkey does militarily in northern Syria after the U.S. announced it will pull its troops out of the area. Trump said there would be “big trouble” if Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s forces do anything inhumane. The president […]

Over and ‘out’: U.S. to withdraw troops from Syria near Turkey

Over and ‘out’: U.S. to withdraw troops from Syria near Turkey

by WorldTribune Staff, October 7, 2019 Saying that it was “time for us to get out of these ridiculous endless wars,” President Donald Trump on Oct. 7 said the United States will withdraw its forces from northern Syria near the Turkish border. The move, which followed an Oct. 6 phone call between Trump and Turkish […]

Trump imposes travel ban on ‘senior Iranian officials’ and family members

Trump imposes travel ban on ‘senior Iranian officials’ and family members

Special to WorldTribune.com Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty WASHINGTON — U.S. President Donald Trump has stepped up pressure on Teheran, authorizing the State Department to bar senior Iranian officials and family members from entering the United States as immigrants or nonimmigrants. A White House proclamation announced on Sept. 25 quoted Trump as saying that […]

Report: Systematic persecution of Christians on the rise

Report: Systematic persecution of Christians on the rise

by WorldTribune Staff, September 24, 2019 The persecution of Christians by extremists is growing, is not random but systematic, and takes place irrespective of language, ethnicity, or location, according to a report by the Gatestone Institute. The Sept. 22 report by Ryamond Ibrahim chronicles the slaughter of and attacks on Christians in the month of […]

Israeli election delays ‘deal of the century’

Israeli election delays ‘deal of the century’

by WorldTribune Staff, September 23, 2019 The release of the Trump administration’s plan for Israel and the Palestinian Authority (PA) will be delayed “significantly” due to the still unsettled Israeli election, according to an Israeli news report. In the weeks before the election, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and other senior Israeli officials estimated that the […]

Rogue state values: Regime presses attack, Iranians sell organs to survive

Rogue state values: Regime presses attack, Iranians sell organs to survive

by WorldTribune Staff, September 22, 2019 Responding to the U.S. troop build-up in the Gulf region, Iran’s foreign minister told CBS News that he was not confident that war could be avoided, while again denying Iranian involvement in the attacks on Saudi Arabia’s oil infrastructure. In an interview with Face the Nation, Iranian Foreign Minister […]

DOJ: ‘Trained and skilled’ Hizbullah operative living in NJ scouted landmarks for attacks

DOJ: ‘Trained and skilled’ Hizbullah operative living in NJ scouted landmarks for attacks

by WorldTribune Staff, September 20, 2019 The Department of Justice has charged a Hizbullah operative who was residing in New Jersey with providing material support to a designated terror group after he was found to have scouted locations in New York, Boston and Washington, D.C. for potential terrorist attacks. The nine-count indictment against Alexei Saab, […]

Iran’s ‘warning’ to Saudis: Back away from Yemen

Iran’s ‘warning’ to Saudis: Back away from Yemen

by WorldTribune Staff, September 18, 2019 Iran’s president on Sept. 18 said Saudi Arabia should consider the attack on its oil facilities a “warning” to stop its military campaign against Iranian-supported Houthi rebels in Yemen. While denying Iran was behind the attack which crippled a large portion of Saudi’s oil infrastructure, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani […]

‘This isn’t about Saudi Arabia’: Levin slams Gabbard’s obscene, anti-Trump tweet

‘This isn’t about Saudi Arabia’: Levin slams Gabbard’s obscene, anti-Trump tweet

by WorldTribune Staff, September 17, 2019 Rep. Tulsi Gabbard, a 2020 Democratic presidential candidate, took aim at President Donald Trump’s statements on the attack on Saudi’s oil infrastructure and a possible U.S. response, tweeting, “Trump awaits instructions from his Saudi masters. Having our country act as Saudi Arabia’s bitch is not ‘America First.’ ” As […]

U.S. confronts latest Gulf crisis as ‘global energy superpower’

U.S. confronts latest Gulf crisis as ‘global energy superpower’

by WorldTribune Staff, September 16, 2019 If a major attack on Saudi Arabia’s oil infrastructure had occurred in earlier administrations, the United States would likely be in panic mode in relation to its own energy needs. But the U.S. today faces a greatly reduced risk of an oil shortage due to the aggressive development of […]