Iran unraveling? Seven ships on fire after explosion at nuke site

Iran unraveling? Seven ships on fire after explosion at nuke site

by WorldTribune Staff, July 17, 2020 In the latest in a string of mysterious disasters to strike Iran in recent weeks, seven ships at the southern Iranian port of Bushehr reportedly caught fire on July 15. The blaze was contained and no casualties were reported, the head of the local crisis management organization told Irna […]

U.S. rejects UN report on killing of Soleimani: Gives ‘a pass to terrorists’

U.S. rejects UN report on killing of Soleimani: Gives ‘a pass to terrorists’

by WorldTribune Staff, July 10, 2020 The United Nations is “giving a pass to terrorists” after it concluded that the U.S. drone strike which killed Iranian commander Qasem Soleimani was “unlawful.” Agnes Callamard, the UN special rapporteur on extrajudicial, summary, or arbitrary executions, told the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva on July 9 that […]

U.S. foils rocket attack on embassy in Baghdad after explosions in Iran

U.S. foils rocket attack on embassy in Baghdad after explosions in Iran

by WorldTribune Staff, July 5, 2020 A Patriot missile battery intercepted a rocket targeting the U.S. Embassy in Baghdad on Saturday, reports say. The rocket fell inside the Green Zone, the center of the international presence in the Iraqi capital, Al Arabiya reported. The U.S. government has blamed pro-Iranian militias for a series of rocket […]

Iran’s economy implodes; U.S. insists arms embargo stay in place

Iran’s economy implodes; U.S. insists arms embargo stay in place

by WorldTribune Staff, July 1, 2020 The combination of crippling U.S. sanctions and the devastating coronavirus outbreak have caused Iran’s economy to crash, reports say. U.S. sanctions on the Islamic Republic’s energy industry have taken the heaviest toll. Iran currently sells less than 200,000 barrels of crude oil per day, and possibly less than 100,000. […]

U.S. sanctions Syria’s Assad and wife, turns up heat for political solution

U.S. sanctions Syria’s Assad and wife, turns up heat for political solution

by WorldTribune Staff, June 17, 2020 The Trump administration has imposed sweeping new sanctions on Syrian dictator Bashar Assad, his government, and his wife. The U.S. State Department on Wednesday announced new penalties on Syria, which personally target Assad and his wife Asma Assad as Syira faces a deepening economic crisis and rare protests in […]

Khamenei teams up with U.S. Left: This is the ‘true face of America’

Khamenei teams up with U.S. Left: This is the ‘true face of America’

by WorldTribune Staff, June 3, 2020 The leader of the Iranian regime, which killed hundreds of anti-establishment protesters in November 2019, said that rioting in the United States is “the true face of their regime.” Speaking on Wednesday at the 31st anniversary of the death of his predecessor, Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini, supreme leader Ayatollah Ali […]

Muslims worldwide defy coronavirus lockdown orders to celebrate Eid al-Fitr

Muslims worldwide defy coronavirus lockdown orders to celebrate Eid al-Fitr

by WorldTribune Staff, May 26, 2020 In defiance of coronavirus lockdown orders, large groups of Muslims gathered in homes and mosques in the Middle East, Africa, and Asia over the weekend to celebrate Eid al-Fitr, marking the end of the Ramadan holiday season. After a large number of Palestinians took to the streets to demand […]

Satellite images reveal Iran tunnel at Syrian base as Israeli strikes take toll

Satellite images reveal Iran tunnel at Syrian base as Israeli strikes take toll

by WorldTribune Staff, May 15, 2020 Iran is constructing a new tunnel capable of storing advanced weapons systems at the Imam Ali military base in eastern Syria near the Iraq border, satellite images show. Image Sat International (ISI) images captured on May 12 show bulldozers at the entrance of the structure that is estimated to […]

Iran arrests 3,600 for infecting others with coronavirus rumors

Iran arrests 3,600 for infecting others with coronavirus rumors

Special to WorldTribune.com Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty April 29, 2020 A spokesman for Iran’s armed forces says 3,600 people have been arrested in the country for spreading rumors regarding the coronavirus pandemic. Brigadier General Abolfazl Shekarchi made the comments on a live news program on state-controlled television on April 28, claiming that the […]

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