Peace plan update: Jordan’s king in Washington, Netanyahu touts Arab ties

Peace plan update: Jordan’s king in Washington, Netanyahu touts Arab ties

by WorldTribune Staff, March 13, 2019 A flurry developments on the Middle East peace front are preceding the Trump administration’s expected unveiling next month of its peace plan for the region. On March 11, the Trump administration’s Middle East peace team met in Washington with Jordan’s King Abdullah II. On March 12, Prime Minister Benjamin […]

Warsaw conference, mocked by Left, focused on regional threat posed by Iran

Warsaw conference, mocked by Left, focused on regional threat posed by Iran

by WorldTribune Staff, February 20, 2019 During last week’s Warsaw conference on Middle East security, U.S. Vice President Mike Pence said that Iran poses the “greatest threat to peace and security in the Middle East” and explicitly called out the Islamic Republic for plotting a “new Holocaust.” Liberal U.S. media dismissed the conference as evidence […]

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 […]

Israel’s Netanyahu ‘advises’ Iran on presence in Syria: ‘Get out fast’

Israel’s Netanyahu ‘advises’ Iran on presence in Syria: ‘Get out fast’

by WorldTribune Staff, January 16, 2019 After scoffing at Iran’s claim that its military personnel were only in Syria as advisers, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said he “advised” Iran to “get out” of Syria – now. Iranian foreign ministry spokesman Bahrem Qasemi had claimed that “Iran does not have a military base and military […]

New Brazilian president to allow gun ownership to ‘every honest citizen’

New Brazilian president to allow gun ownership to ‘every honest citizen’

CELEBRATING 20 YEARS OF EXCELLENCE: Countdown: Top stories of 2018 by WorldTribune Staff, December 30, 2018 President-elect Jair Bolsonaro said he plans to loosen Brazil’s strict gun laws. “By decree, we plan to guarantee the ownership of firearms by citizens without criminal records,” Bolsonaro, who takes office on Jan. 1, tweeted on Dec. 29. During […]

Syria pullout blowback: Netanyahu, Trump weigh in

Syria pullout blowback: Netanyahu, Trump weigh in

CELEBRATING 20 YEARS OF EXCELLENCE: Countdown: Top stories of 2018 by WorldTribune Staff, December 24, 2018 U.S. President Donald Trump followed through on one of his campaign promises when he announced on Dec. 19 that American troops would withdraw from Syria. In short order Republican senators Lindsay Graham and Bob Corker called the decision a […]

Netanyahu cites ‘growing connection between Israeli companies and the Arab world’

Netanyahu cites ‘growing connection between Israeli companies and the Arab world’

by WorldTribune Staff, December 20, 2018 Israel is engaged in “a process of normalization” with Arab states which could “create the conditions” for ties to the Palestinians, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said. “A great change has been created here. The Arab world needs technology and innovation. It needs water, electricity, medical care and high-tech. […]

Hizbullah deputy chief: All of Israel within our missile range

Hizbullah deputy chief: All of Israel within our missile range

by WorldTribune Staff, December 10, 2018 The entirety of Israel is now within the range of Hizbullah’s missiles, the terror organization’s deputy commander said on Dec. 9. “There is not a single point in the occupied territories out of reach of Hizbullah’s missiles,” deputy secretary-general Sheikh Naim Qassem told al-Vefagh – an Iranian Arabic-language newspaper. […]

‘Our diplomatic map has changed’: Gulf Arab state allows Israeli flights

‘Our diplomatic map has changed’: Gulf Arab state allows Israeli flights

by WorldTribune Staff, December 10, 2018 Oman will allow Israeli passenger jets to use its airspace, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu announced on Dec. 10. Speaking at an Israeli Foreign Ministry conference, Netanyahu revealed that Israeli passenger jets will now be permitted to fly over the Gulf Arab state on the southeastern end of the […]

Netanyahu, Pompeo discuss ‘Iranian aggression’ in Brussels meeting

Netanyahu, Pompeo discuss ‘Iranian aggression’ in Brussels meeting

by WorldTribune Staff, December 4, 2018 “Iranian aggression” in the Middle East was billed as the main theme of Dec. 3 talks between Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo in Brussels. Pompeo on Dec. 1 had slammed Iran over what he described as its recent testing of a medium-range ballistic missile. […]

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