Threat levels high in the Persian Gulf but why?

Threat levels high in the Persian Gulf but why?

by WorldTribune Staff, May 15, 2019 In the latest of a series of U.S. announcements over the past week, the U.S. Embassy in Baghdad said the State Department on May 15 ordered all “nonemergency” government employees to leave Iraq amid growing tensions with Iran. The State Department also issued a revised travel advisory saying, “Do […]

Worst of times: Iran leader recalls war with Iraq, appeals for unity

Worst of times: Iran leader recalls war with Iraq, appeals for unity

by WorldTribune Staff, May 12, 2019 As his nation’s economy continues to collapse under the weight of U.S. sanctions, Iran’s president is calling for unity among the Islamic Republic’s political factions and its citizens. “The pressures by enemies is a war unprecedented in the history of our Islamic revolution… but I do not despair and […]

Iran warns U.S., continues its regional advance

Iran warns U.S., continues its regional advance

by WorldTribune Staff, April 24, 2019 “Iran will make the U.S. regret its decision to sanction us,” Iranian President Hassan Rohani warned on April 24 after the Trump administration’s decision not to renew sanctions exemptions granted to several countries who buy Iran’s oil. Despite economic hardships imposed by the sanctions, Iran is pressing its strategic gains […]

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 Rouhani calls on world’s Muslims to join holy war against USA-Trump-Israel

Iran’s Rouhani calls on world’s Muslims to join holy war against USA-Trump-Israel

by WorldTribune Staff, November 25, 2018 Addressing the annual Islamic Unity Conference in Teheran on Nov. 24, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani called on Muslims worldwide to unite against the Trump administration and the “fake regime” in Israel. Rouhani dropped his moderate posture and embraced the harsh rhetoric used by Iran’s leaders who regularly condemn Israel […]

Iran investigates its military after attack on parade that killed 24

Iran investigates its military after attack on parade that killed 24

by WorldTribune Staff, October 16, 2018 Iran has arrested one member of its military and is investigating several others in connection to the attack on a military parade last month which killed 24 people. “Eleven people were summoned and one was arrested, all of whom were military, and the case has been sent to Teheran,” […]

Editorial: Kerry’s ‘shadow diplomacy’ with Iran is collusion of the Logan Act kind

Editorial: Kerry’s ‘shadow diplomacy’ with Iran is collusion of the Logan Act kind

by WorldTribune Staff, September 23, 2018 U.S. President Donald Trump will face “an extra formidable” Iran at the upcoming United Nations General Assembly thanks, in large part, to former Secretary of State John Kerry, The Washington Times said in a Sept. 17 editorial. “Defiance and dirty dealing from an enemy is expected, collusion with an […]

Iran’s ‘new’ fighter jet said to resemble 1960s-era U.S. F-5

Iran’s ‘new’ fighter jet said to resemble 1960s-era U.S. F-5

by WorldTribune Staff, August 22, 2018 A new fighter jet which Iran says was domestically designed and manufactured looks a lot like the U.S. F-5, which was designed by Northrop in the 1950s and used by the U.S. since the 1960s, observers say. Iranian President Hassan Rouhani and Defense Minister Brig. Gen. Amir Hatami were […]

Under pressure, Iran’s Rouhani admits regime has credibility problem

Under pressure, Iran’s Rouhani admits regime has credibility problem

by WorldTribune Staff, August 30, 2018 Iranian President Hassan Rouhani, summoned to parliament for the first time since taking office in 2013, admitted that U.S. sanctions have led to economic woes that have Iran’s citizens losing “their faith” in the government. “The economic problems are critical, but more important than that is that many people […]

Report: Iran tested ballistic missile days before U.S. reimposed sanctions

Report: Iran tested ballistic missile days before U.S. reimposed sanctions

by WorldTribune Staff, August 12, 2018 A U.S. spy satellite detected an Iranian ballistic missile test last week. The test of the anti-ship Fateh-110 Mod 3 flew over 100 miles on a flight path over the Strait of Hormuz to a test range in the Iranian desert, U.S. officials said on Aug. 10. It was […]

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