Report: Iran killed more than 300, committed ‘shocking human rights violations’ in November

Report: Iran killed more than 300, committed ‘shocking human rights violations’ in November

Special to WorldTribune.com Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty Amnesty International has accused Iran of committing “a catalogue of shocking human rights violations” against those detained in connection with the November 2019 anti-establishment protests, including children as young as 10. The violent demonstrations were sparked by a sudden hike in the price of gasoline and […]

As UN balks on return to Iran sanctions, U.S. slams members ‘standing with terrorists’

As UN balks on return to Iran sanctions, U.S. slams members ‘standing with terrorists’

by WorldTribune Staff, August 26, 2020 The U.S. called out members of the UN Security Council who “find themselves standing with terrorists” after the Council rejected Washington’s push to trigger a return of all UN sanctions on Iran. Indonesian UN Ambassador Dian Triansyah Djani, who currently holds the rotating presidency on the Council, said in […]

President Trump suggests other states prepared to follow UAE’s lead with Israel

President Trump suggests other states prepared to follow UAE’s lead with Israel

by WorldTribune Staff, August 21, 2020 U.S. President Donald Trump said he expects Saudi Arabia will join the deal brokered by the Trump administration last week in which Israel and the United Arab Emirates agreed to normalize diplomatic ties. “I do,” Trump replied when asked at a White House news conference if he expected Saudi […]

Court finds Hizbullah member guilty in 2005 murder of Lebanon’s Prime Minister Hariri

Court finds Hizbullah member guilty in 2005 murder of Lebanon’s Prime Minister Hariri

by WorldTribune Staff, August 20, 2020 A UN-backed tribunal found a member of the Iran-backed Hizbullah terrorist organization guilty of the 2005 assassination of former Lebanese Prime Minister Rafik Hariri. The Special Tribunal for Lebanon on Tuesday found Salim Ayyash guilty of Hariri’s murder, but cleared three other suspects after a years-long trial. Ayyash, 56, […]

Columnist on Jared Kushner and Barack Obama: Who deserves the Nobel Peace Prize?

Columnist on Jared Kushner and Barack Obama: Who deserves the Nobel Peace Prize?

by WorldTribune Staff, August 17, 2020 According to the Nobel Prize Committee, it takes “extraordinary efforts to strengthen international diplomacy and cooperation between peoples” to qualify for Nobel Peace Prize. Last week, the Trump administration, led by Middle East point man Jared Kushner, brokered a deal in which Israel and the UAE agreed to normalize […]

In ‘nightmare’ for Iran, Trump brokers Israel-UAE peace agreement

In ‘nightmare’ for Iran, Trump brokers Israel-UAE peace agreement

by WorldTribune Staff, August 13, 2020 U.S. President Donald Trump brokered a historic peace agreement between Israel and the United Arab Emirates that will lead to a full normalization of diplomatic relations between the two Middle Eastern nations, the White House announced on Thursday. The agreement was sealed in a phone call on Thursday between […]

Anger in Beirut: Analyst lists questions without answers

Anger in Beirut: Analyst lists questions without answers

by WorldTribune Staff, August 7, 2020 The massive explosion that devastated Beirut on Aug. 4 left at least 150 people dead, about 5,000 injured and more than 350,000 homeless. As more video and images emerge of the blast at the capital city’s port area, many questions remain about its cause. Arabic affairs analyst Ehud Yaari […]

Iran blocks own port after sinking mock U.S. carrier during exercise

Iran blocks own port after sinking mock U.S. carrier during exercise

by WorldTribune Staff, August 6, 2020 Iran sought a propaganda victory when its naval forces attacked a mock U.S. aircraft carrier in a recent exercise. But that short-term win has turned into a real nightmare for the Islamic Republic. The mock carrier was sunk in shallow water near the entrance to Iran’s main naval port, […]

Twitter blocks Trump, but green-lights Khamenei’s call for genocide

Twitter blocks Trump, but green-lights Khamenei’s call for genocide

by WorldTribune Staff, July 30, 2020 The leader of a brutal, repressive regime which is the world’s top state sponsor of terrorism apparently has the green-light from Twitter to advocate for the destruction of Israel. Iranian supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has posted several tweets in which he calls for the destruction of the “Zionist […]

International online rally calls for regime change in Iran; Giuliani among speakers

International online rally calls for regime change in Iran; Giuliani among speakers

by WorldTribune Staff, July 20, 2020 Iran’s clerics and terrorist sympathizers are living on borrowed time as a new generation of Iranians yearns for freedom, a group of Iranian dissidents and prominent U.S. and European officials said at a virtual international rally on Friday. “This generation is a constant nightmare for the mullahs. Indeed, the […]