Reps. Tlaib, Omar hit Israel from D.C. in wake of rocket attacks from Gaza

Reps. Tlaib, Omar hit Israel from D.C. in wake of rocket attacks from Gaza

by WorldTribune Staff, May 6, 2019 The more than 20 Democratic Party candidates for the 2020 presidential nomination remained mostly silent as hundreds of rockets were launched at Israel over the weekend. Meanwhile, while omitting the Hamas and Islamic Jihad terrorism part, U.S. Reps. Rashida Tlaib and Ilhan Omar issued tweets blasting Israel amid some […]

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 strikes Hamas targets after rocket strikes from Gaza

Israel strikes Hamas targets after rocket strikes from Gaza

CELEBRATING 20 YEARS OF EXCELLENCE: Countdown: Top stories of 2018 by WorldTribune Staff, January 7, 2019 Israel dispatched fighter jets and a combat helicopter to carry out an attack on a Hamas military camp in the northern Gaza Strip on Jan. 7, the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) said. According to the Palestinian Wafa News Agency, […]

Israel on brink of war as ‘deal of the century’ waits in the wings

Israel on brink of war as ‘deal of the century’ waits in the wings

by WorldTribune Staff, November 13, 2018 More than 450 rockets were fired from the Gaza Strip at Israel on Nov. 12 and Israel responded by hitting over 70 Hamas and Islamic Jihad targets, reports said. The Jerusalem Post reported on Nov. 13 that Hamas requested a ceasefire with Israel via four mediators – Egypt, the […]

White House staffing up for launch of still secret peace plan with ‘economic focus’

White House staffing up for launch of still secret peace plan with ‘economic focus’

by WorldTribune Staff, August 3, 2018 The team that will bring President Donald Trump’s still-secretive Middle East peace plan to the finish line is being put together, a report said. The National Security Council (NSC) last week began approaching other agencies seeking volunteers to join the team who will work for Trump’s pointmen on the […]

Reports: Trump eyes short-term infrastructure fixes in Gaza to advance secret peace plan

Reports: Trump eyes short-term infrastructure fixes in Gaza to advance secret peace plan

by WorldTribune Staff, July 8, 2018 The United States will prioritize improving conditions in the Gaza Strip in order to bring the Palestinian Authority (PA) to the negotiating table with Israel and move President Donald Trump’s peace plan forward, a report said. The PA continues to boycott peace talks in protest of Trump’s recognition of […]

In walkup to secret peace plan, Trump seeks Gulf state investment in Gaza

In walkup to secret peace plan, Trump seeks Gulf state investment in Gaza

by WorldTribune Staff, June 18, 2018 The Trump administration is looking to secure hundreds of millions of dollars in funding from Gulf states for projects in the Gaza Strip, a report said. Middle East specialists in Washington and London have been focused on still-secret details of the Trump administration’s peace plan for Israel and the […]

U.S. Amb. Haley slams UN resolution, charges Hamas with ‘inciting violence’

U.S. Amb. Haley slams UN resolution, charges Hamas with ‘inciting violence’

by WorldTribune Staff, June 13, 2018 A draft resolution by the UN which condemns Israel for Palestinian deaths in Gaza is “fundamentally imbalanced” and “ignores basic truths about the situation in Gaza,” U.S. Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley said. The Arab-backed draft resolution condemns Israel’s use of “excessive, disproportionate and indiscriminate force” against Palestinian […]

Israel ties Iran to May 29 rocket barrage from Gaza

Israel ties Iran to May 29 rocket barrage from Gaza

by WorldTribune Staff, May 31, 2018 Israel says Iran is behind the rocket barrage from the Gaza Strip on May 29 which resulted in the most serious escalation on Israel’s southern front in four years, a report said. The Iranian-funded Islamic Jihad and Hamas fired 180 projectiles, including mass produced 120mm mortars and more accurate […]

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