U.S. declares IRGC is terror group; Iran threatens U.S. troops in Mideast

U.S. declares IRGC is terror group; Iran threatens U.S. troops in Mideast

by WorldTribune Staff, April 8, 2019 The chief of Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) warned that U.S. military assets in the Middle East could be targeted by Iran if the Trump administration declared the IRGC a terrorist organization, which it did on April 8. “If the Americans take such a stubborn measure and endanger […]

State Department: Iran responsible for hundreds of U.S. military deaths in Iraq

State Department: Iran responsible for hundreds of U.S. military deaths in Iraq

by WorldTribune Staff, April 4, 2019 Iran had a hand in the killing of hundreds of American troops in Iraq since 2003, according to the U.S. State Department. “In Iraq, I can announce today, based on declassified U.S. military reports, that Iran is responsible for the deaths of at least 608 American service members,” Brian […]

U.S. Islamic scholar, a Harvard alum, praises Brunei’s death penalty for homosexuals

U.S. Islamic scholar, a Harvard alum, praises Brunei’s death penalty for homosexuals

by WorldTribune Staff, April 3, 2019 Brunei did the right thing when it amended its Sharia penal code to include the death penalty for “rectum-sex enthusiasts,” an American scholar of Islam said. “If you have had a rough week or are feeling down in the dumps, I have just the news to cheer you up. […]

Reports: U.S. halts F-35 shipments to Turkey

Reports: U.S. halts F-35 shipments to Turkey

by WorldTribune Staff, April 2, 2019 The United States on April 1 said it has stopped the delivery of F-35 fighter jet parts to Turkey following the Turkish government’s decision to purchase the Russian S-400 surface-to-air missile system. The U.S. said it was immediately halting the delivery of F-35 parts and manuals as the first […]

F-16 sale to Taiwan would be Trump administration’s latest blow to China

F-16 sale to Taiwan would be Trump administration’s latest blow to China

by WorldTribune Staff, April 1, 2019 The Trump administration has hinted it may soon sell 60 F-16s to Taiwan in what observers say would be a “huge shock” to China. Selling the F-16s to Taiwan, which has sought the jets for more than a decade, would add to several other moves the U.S. has made […]

‘Breaking point’: Trump ‘not playing games’, cuts aid to caravans’ source nations

‘Breaking point’: Trump ‘not playing games’, cuts aid to caravans’ source nations

by WorldTribune Staff, March 31, 2019 President Donald Trump says he could close the southern border in the coming days as Customs and Border Patrol (CBP) officials saying they were on pace to apprehend more than 100,000 immigrants at the border in March. The president tweeted on March 29: “If Mexico doesn’t immediately stop ALL […]

In first, North Korea acknowledges mysterious opposition group

In first, North Korea acknowledges mysterious opposition group

by WorldTribune Staff, March 31, 2019 North Korea has for the first time publicly acknowledged that an “anti-DPRK body” broke into the North Korean embassy in Madrid. Pyongyang also accused the FBI of being the group’s “wire pullers” in what state-run media called a “terror incident.” On Feb. 22, five days before the U.S.-North Korea […]

Trump to Moscow: ‘Get out’ of Venezuela

Trump to Moscow: ‘Get out’ of Venezuela

by WorldTribune Staff, March 28, 2019 U.S. President Donald Trump has called on Russia to remove its troops from Venezuela. A Russian Il-62 passenger jet and an An-124 military cargo plane carrying troops and equipment arrived at the international airport outside Caracas on March 23. “Russia has to get out,” Trump told reporters at the […]

Brunei to implement harsh new Sharia laws: Stoning homosexuals, adulterers to death

Brunei to implement harsh new Sharia laws: Stoning homosexuals, adulterers to death

by WorldTribune Staff, March 28, 2019 The tiny oil-rich nation of Brunei is set to institute new Sharia laws which include stoning to death homosexuals and amputations for theft. Under current law in Muslim-majority Brunei, homosexuality is punishable by up to ten years in prison. But, starting in April, the government plans to amend the […]

Syria demands UN Security Council emergency meeting over U.S. Golan resolution

Syria demands UN Security Council emergency meeting over U.S. Golan resolution

by WorldTribune Staff, March 27, 2019 Syria is demanding that the UN Security Council call an emergency meeting to discuss U.S. President Donald Trump’s decision to recognize the Golan Heights as Israeli territory. Iran, Russia and the Gulf Arab state are of one accord with Syria in their opposition to Trump’s surprise action which was […]

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