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 […]

‘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 […]

Netanyahu cites ‘growing connection between Israeli companies and the Arab world’

Netanyahu cites ‘growing connection between Israeli companies and the Arab world’

by WorldTribune Staff, December 20, 2018 Israel is engaged in “a process of normalization” with Arab states which could “create the conditions” for ties to the Palestinians, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said. “A great change has been created here. The Arab world needs technology and innovation. It needs water, electricity, medical care and high-tech. […]

Peace deal: Saudis, Egypt reportedly encouraging Arab-Israel trade ties

Peace deal: Saudis, Egypt reportedly encouraging Arab-Israel trade ties

by WorldTribune Staff, November 29, 2018 Leaders from Saudi Arabia and Egypt are encouraging Arab nations to open economic relations with Israel as part of the U.S.’s Middle East peace plan, a report said. During his visit to Cairo this week, Saudi Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman held extensive meetings with Egyptian President Abdul Fatah […]

The Gaza blowup and prospects for a ‘three-state solution’

The Gaza blowup and prospects for a ‘three-state solution’

Special to WorldTribune.com By Sol W. Sanders The Israel-Arab peace effort is suddenly exploding. But whether all this movement will usher in the Trump Administration’s promise “of a peace of the century” is another question. After a year’s discussions led by Trump’s Jewish son-in-law, Jared Kushner, the Administration Special Mideast representative, the president’s design is […]

U.S. envoy: Trump’s Mideast ‘deal of the century’ to be released ‘soon’

U.S. envoy: Trump’s Mideast ‘deal of the century’ to be released ‘soon’

by WorldTribune Staff, November 11, 2018 U.S. President Donald Trump will “soon” release his plan for Israel-Palestinian peace and both sides should not “listen to rumors” about the plan, White House Middle East envoy Jason Greenblatt said. Trump’s proposal will be for a complete solution to the Israel-Palestinian conflict as interim solutions have not worked […]

Brazil’s new leader declares war on ‘fake news’ media; Palestinians to lobby against embassy move

Brazil’s new leader declares war on ‘fake news’ media; Palestinians to lobby against embassy move

by WorldTribune Staff, November 6, 2018 President-elect Jair Bolsonaro vowed that the Brazilian government will no longer advertise with media outlets which spread “fake news.” During the campaign, Bolsonaro posted almost daily criticisms of Brazil’s press on social media. Asked in a TV interview last week if he would respect press freedom even for the […]

Oman defends Netanyahu’s visit: ‘Israel is a fact of life’

Oman defends Netanyahu’s visit: ‘Israel is a fact of life’

by WorldTribune Staff, October 28, 2018 Arab nations should consider Israel as an equal, Oman’s foreign minister said after the nation was highly criticized in the Arab world for hosting Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. “We should consider giving equal treatment to Israel among the other countries in the Middle East. Jews are part of […]

Palestinian Authority says continued salaries for terrorists is top priority

Palestinian Authority says continued salaries for terrorists is top priority

by WorldTribune Staff, October 3, 2018 The Palestinian Authority (PA), shrugging off pressure from the U.S. and Israel, said it will continue to pay generous salaries to terrorists. The daily Al-Hayat Al-Jadida, the PA’s propaganda outlet, reported that “Director of [PLO] Commission of Prisoners and Released Prisoners’ Affairs Qadri Abu Bakr emphasized that the leadership, led by […]

Trump praised in Israel as ‘extraordinary president’ after closing PLO embassy

Trump praised in Israel as ‘extraordinary president’ after closing PLO embassy

by WorldTribune Staff, September 14, 2018 While European leaders “continue to suck up” to the Palestinians, U.S. President Donald Trump took the bold step of closing down the Palestinian Liberation Organization (PLO) office in Washington, a move that will hopefully resonate in Ramallah, an analyst said. “For years the PLO has become accustomed to receiving […]

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