Japanese-owned oil tanker struck in Gulf as Abe delivered U.S. message in Iran

Japanese-owned oil tanker struck in Gulf as Abe delivered U.S. message in Iran

by WorldTribune Staff, June 13, 2019 Tensions between the U.S. and Iran have escalated after reports today of more suspected attacks against oil tankers in the Persian Gulf. Iran has denied being behind previous similar attacks. One of the two tankers was owned by a Japanese company. The attacks occurred during a visit to Teheran […]

Japan’s Abe consulted with Trump on upcoming visit to Iran

Japan’s Abe consulted with Trump on upcoming visit to Iran

by WorldTribune Staff, June 11, 2019 U.S. President Donald Trump and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe held a discussion ahead of Abe’s planned trip to Iran on June 12-14, a Japanese official said. Abe will be the first Japanese sitting prime minister to visit Iran in 41 years, Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga said. Suga […]

U.S. ‘sitting by the phone’ as Gulf tensions mount

U.S. ‘sitting by the phone’ as Gulf tensions mount

by WorldTribune Staff, May 19, 2019 The United States has made overtures for talks with Iran to “de-escalate” the current situation and is reportedly “sitting by the phone” awaiting the Islamic Republic’s response. President Donald Trump’s overtures for direct talks with Iranian leadership comes as tensions between the two countries and their allies in the […]

Khamenei to Islamic neighbors: By colluding with Israel, you violate Koran

Khamenei to Islamic neighbors: By colluding with Israel, you violate Koran

by WorldTribune Staff, April 16, 2019 Iranian supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei on April 15 decried Islamic states which he said “have become servants and followers of America and the Zionists.” “Today, many leaders of Arabic countries are of this kind,” Khamenei said, claiming that the leaders “colluded with Israelis and stepped on the blood […]

Iran blames U.S. for deadly suicide bombing that killed elite troops

Iran blames U.S. for deadly suicide bombing that killed elite troops

by WorldTribune Staff, February 15, 2019 Iranian leaders are saying the United States and its Middle East allies are responsible for a Feb. 13 suicide bombing which killed 27 members of the Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC). “The crime will remain as a ‘dirty stain’ in the black record of the main supporters of terrorism […]

Iran’s Khamenei clarifies: ‘Death to America’ means Trump, Pompeo, Bolton

Iran’s Khamenei clarifies: ‘Death to America’ means Trump, Pompeo, Bolton

by WorldTribune Staff, February 10, 2019 Iran’s “Death to America” chants are aimed at President Donald Trump and the U.S.’s other “rulers,” and will continue to be used at state-organized rallies and events, Iranian supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said. ” ‘Death to America’ means death to Trump, [national security adviser] John Bolton, and [Secretary […]

Iran lawmaker’s foreign policy warning, comparisons to USSR called a first

Iran lawmaker’s foreign policy warning, comparisons to USSR called a first

by WorldTribune Staff, January 8, 2019 In an unprecedented move, an Iranian lawmaker speaking on the floor of parliament cited the collapse of the Soviet Union in warning that the Iranian regime’s foreign policy could paralyze the country. “Our influence in the region is important, but one point should not be forgotten, and that is, […]

‘Never ever threaten’ U.S.: Trump warns Rouhani, Pompeo boosts Iranian people

‘Never ever threaten’ U.S.: Trump warns Rouhani, Pompeo boosts Iranian people

by WorldTribune Staff, July 23, 2018 The United States has sent a powerful signal of support to the people of Iran while challenging its Islamist regime. President Donald Trump on July 22 warned Iranian President Hassan Rouhani not to issue threats against the United States. Trump tweeted: “Never, ever threaten the United States again or you will […]

Iran’s Rouhani advised Trump not to incite the ‘mother of all wars’

Iran’s Rouhani advised Trump not to incite the ‘mother of all wars’

by WorldTribune Staff, July 22, 2018 As renewed U.S. sanctions loom and Iran’s economy staggers, President Hassan Rouhani on July 22 warned President Donald Trump that the U.S. shouldn’t “play with the lion’s tail, this would only lead to regret.” “America should know that peace with Iran is the mother of all peace, and war […]

U.S. officials ‘certain’ Iranian regime approved bomb plot against opposition rally in Paris

U.S. officials ‘certain’ Iranian regime approved bomb plot against opposition rally in Paris

by WorldTribune Staff, July 13, 2018 A terrorist plot to blow up a rally in Paris sponsored by an Iranian opposition group was approved by Iran’s ruling mullahs, U.S. officials and the sponsor of the June 30 rally said. Belgian authorities foiled the plot when when they detained a couple with ties to Iran who […]

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