U.S., six Gulf allies sanction Iran’s IRGC, proxies

U.S., six Gulf allies sanction Iran’s IRGC, proxies

by WorldTribune Staff, October 31, 2019 The United States and six of its Gulf allies on Oct. 30 announced sanctions on 25 entities linked to Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) and Lebanon-based Iranian terror proxy Hizbullah. The sanctions were set by Riyadh-based Terrorist Financing Targeting Center (TFTC), a two-year-old group that includes Saudi Arabia, […]

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 […]

‘Unprecedented’: Iran denies responsibility as its proxy strikes Saudi oil sites

‘Unprecedented’: Iran denies responsibility as its proxy strikes Saudi oil sites

by WorldTribune Staff, September 15, 2019 Iran denies it is behind the Sept. 14 attacks on Saudi Arabia’s oil infrastructure, which the United States has described as “an unprecedented attack” on global energy supplies. Houthi rebels in Yemen, who have received financial and logistical support from Iran, claimed responsibility for the attacks on two oil-processing […]

Report: Mueller led U.S. efforts to cover up Saudis’ role in 9-11 attacks

Report: Mueller led U.S. efforts to cover up Saudis’ role in 9-11 attacks

by WorldTribune Staff, September 10, 2019 As then-director of the FBI, Robert Mueller “was the master when it came to covering up” Saudi Arabia’s role in the September 11, 2001 terror attacks, said a survivor who was pulled from the rubble of the World Trade Center 18 years ago. “In October of 2001, Mueller shut […]

Saudi official: Arab world ‘could benefit’ from normalizing relations with Israel

Saudi official: Arab world ‘could benefit’ from normalizing relations with Israel

by WorldTribune Staff, June 23, 2019 Palestinian leaders are being “irresponsible” for not considering normalizing relations with Israel or accepting the U.S. “Deal of the Century” which would mean a financial windfall for the Palestinian people, a Saudi diplomat said. “History and Allah brought a real opportunity,” the diplomat told Israelis via an interview in […]

U.S., Persian Gulf allies step up coordination against stealth attacks tied to Iran

U.S., Persian Gulf allies step up coordination against stealth attacks tied to Iran

Special to WorldTribune.com Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty, May 30, 2019 The United States and key Middle East allies Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates stepped up pressure on Iran, warning against any attacks and taking measures to bolster cooperation to counter Teheran’s regional activities. The actions and comments on May 29 came […]

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 […]

‘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 […]

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