Change to constitution could extend Egypt’s Sisi stay in power

Change to constitution could extend Egypt’s Sisi stay in power

by WorldTribune Staff, February 6, 2019 Legislation aimed at amending Egypt’s constitution would allow President Abdul Fatah Sisi to significantly extend his time in office. The amendment has been approved by a parliamentary committee and would lengthen presidential terms from four to six years and would allow Sisi to run for another two terms. Currently, […]

Israel builds 20-foot high-tech, anti-tunnel barrier on Gaza border

Israel builds 20-foot  high-tech, anti-tunnel barrier on Gaza border

by WorldTribune Staff, February 4, 2019 Israel has begun construction on a new barrier, including underground sections, along its border with the Gaza Strip. “Over the weekend we began building the above-ground barrier along the Gaza border,” Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu told journalists before the weekly cabinet meeting on Feb. 3. Netanyahu said the 20-foot-tall […]

Lifestyles of socialist Venezuela’s rich and famous

Lifestyles of socialist Venezuela’s rich and famous

by WorldTribune Staff, February 5, 2019 Hugo Chavez, the leader of Venezuela’s socialist revolution, once said that “to be rich is bad.” Last summer, the stepsons of current socialist leader Nicolas Maduro dropped $45,000 on an 18-night stay at the Ritz hotel in Paris. “These rich Chavista kids have also been spotted in the best […]

U.S. military intervention in Venezuela an ‘option’; Maduro says Trump wants him dead

U.S. military intervention in Venezuela an ‘option’; Maduro says Trump wants him dead

by WorldTribune Staff, February 4, 2019 U.S. President Donald Trump on Feb. 3 said that he will not meet with Venezuelan socialist leader Nicolas Maduro and said that sending troops to the crisis-ridden country is “an option.” In an interview with CBS News, Trump reiterated that military intervention was a possibility. “Certainly, it’s something that’s […]

Retired S. Korean generals slam Kim-Moon ‘fake peace’, ‘collapse of security’

Retired S. Korean generals slam Kim-Moon ‘fake peace’, ‘collapse of security’

by WorldTribune Staff, February 4, 2019 The administration of liberal President Moon Jae-In is engaged in a “fake peace” process with an “unreliable” Kim Jong-Un regime, a group of more than 400 retired South Korean generals said in a pair of statements. Moon met with Kim three times last year and has invited the North […]

Citing Russia’s ‘material breach’, U.S. sets formal withdrawal from INF treaty

Citing Russia’s ‘material breach’, U.S. sets formal withdrawal from INF treaty

by WorldTribune Staff, February 3, 2019 Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Feb. 2 said the U.S. plans to withdraw from the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty, citing Russia’s “continued noncompliance.” “Today the United States provided Russia and other Treaty Parties with formal notice that the United States will withdraw from the INF Treaty in […]

General, top Venezuelan officials go public against Maduro

General, top Venezuelan officials go public against Maduro

by WorldTribune Staff, February 3, 2019 A top general in Venezuela’s air force said the country’s military is poised for mutiny against socialist President Nicolas Maduro. Gen. Francisco Yanez of the air force’s high command said in a Feb. 2 video posted to Twitter that “People of Venezuela, 90 percent of the armed forces of […]

Report: China’s disappeared in 2018 included high-ranking officials, Marxists and a movie star

Report: China’s disappeared in 2018 included high-ranking officials, Marxists and a movie star

by WorldTribune Staff, February 3, 2019 It is common for activists who speak out against the Chinese government to go missing. Since supreme leader Xi Jinping took power in 2013, the practice of taking away dissidents has expanded. In 2018, however, whisking away the defiant was taken to another level. No only did activists and […]

South Korea’s Samsung stands to benefit from crackdown on China’s Huawei

South Korea’s Samsung stands to benefit from crackdown on China’s Huawei

by WorldTribune Staff, February 1, 2019 A series of moves by the United States and several other nations to ban China’s Huawei from their 5G networks could result in South Korea’s Samsung climbing to the forefront of 5G, tech industry analysts say. The United States suspects that Huawei equipment might provide a backdoor for Chinese […]

North Korea: ‘Rotten-to-the-core American lifestyle is dominating South’

North Korea: ‘Rotten-to-the-core American lifestyle is dominating South’

by WorldTribune Staff, January 31, 2019 The United States has colonized South Korea and by forcing its lifestyle on the South is eroding true Korean identity and culture, according to lecture materials given to North Korean Workers’ Party directors. “American imperialists dominate South Korea and use whatever means necessary to force South Koreans to follow […]

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