Euro judges seen intervening on behalf of notorious ‘Beatles’ ISIS terror cell

Euro judges seen intervening on behalf of notorious ‘Beatles’ ISIS terror cell

by WorldTribune Staff, July 30, 2018 The European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) is not only set to strike down the UK’s decision to waive the “no death penalty” assurance for two British-born members of the Islamic State (ISIS). It may also order the UK to pay damages to the alleged members of the terror […]

Israel downs Syrian warplane, rejects Russia’s proposed 100-km buffer zone offer

Israel downs Syrian warplane, rejects Russia’s proposed 100-km buffer zone offer

by WorldTribune Staff, July 23, 2018 Israel on July 22 rejected Russia’s offer of a buffer zone that would keep Iranian forces in Syria away from the Golan Heights ceasefire line. Meanwhile, Israel on July 24 said it shot down a Syrian warplane that crossed into the occupied Golan Heights. Israel’s military said it fired […]

Putin agrees with Trump on securing Israel’s border with Syria

Putin agrees with Trump on securing Israel’s border with Syria

by WorldTribune Staff, July 17, 2018 The United States and Russia “will work jointly” to ensure the security of Israel at its border with Syria, President Donald Trump said after meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin on July 16. “We both spoke with Bibi (Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu) and they would like to do certain […]

Reports: Israeli airstrike targets Syrian army at Golan Heights border

Reports: Israeli airstrike targets Syrian army at Golan Heights border

by WorldTribune Staff, July 8, 2018 An Israeli warplane launched an airstrike on Syrian army positions in the Golan Heights, reports say. The retaliatory strike came after an errant shell landed east of the fence between Israeli-controlled territory and mainland Syria. According to a statement by the Israeli Defense Forces (IDF), the shell was launched during fighting between Syrian government forces […]

Report: ISIS leader’s son killed in Syria fighting Russian-Assad forces

Report: ISIS leader’s son killed in Syria fighting Russian-Assad forces

by WorldTribune Staff, July 4, 2018 The son of Islamic State (ISIS) leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi was killed in battle in Syria, the terror group said in a statement through its official channels. Hudhayfah al-Badri, believed to have been around 18-years-old, died in Homs province while fighting against Russian forces and Assad regime troops, the […]

Report: Trump to demand Iran ‘exits all of Syria’

Report: Trump to demand Iran ‘exits all of Syria’

by WorldTribune Staff, June 29, 2018 U.S. President Donald Trump will push for Iran to withdraw completely from Syria, a report said. Trump will place the demand during his upcoming summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin set for July 16 in Helsinki, reported London-based newspaper Al-Hayat. The report further suggests that Trump’s premise is that […]

Strategic ally Bashar Assad wants to visit ‘HE Kim Jong-Un’

Strategic ally Bashar Assad wants to visit ‘HE Kim Jong-Un’

by WorldTribune Staff, June 3, 2018 Syrian President Bashar Assad has expressed interest in traveling to Pyongyang to meet with Kim Jong-Un, according to state-run media in North Korea. “I am going to visit the DPRK and meet HE Kim Jong-Un,” Assad was quoted as saying by KCNA. KCNA said Assad made the comments on […]

Report: Israel, Iran held indirect talks over Syria fighting

Report: Israel, Iran held indirect talks over Syria fighting

by WorldTribune Staff, May 28, 2018 Israel, during secret exchanges with Iran, said it would not intervene in fighting in southwestern Syria if Hizbullah and Iran-backed Shi’ite militias are not involved, a report said. The indirect negotiations between Israel and Iran were held in Jordan, according to Elaph, a Saudi-owned website. The report, which has […]

Report: U.S. commandos took out hundreds of Russian mercenaries in Syria firefight

Report: U.S. commandos took out hundreds of Russian mercenaries in Syria firefight

by WorldTribune Staff, May 27, 2018 A force of about 40 U.S. commandos held off about 500 troops loyal to Syria’s government, including Russian mercenaries, during a firefight in February, a report said. While the U.S. troops suffered no casualties, hundreds of Assad regime-aligned fighters were killed, according to the May 24 report by The […]