Merkel, in shift, tells European allies to ‘urgently’ address Iran’s aggression

Merkel, in shift, tells European allies to ‘urgently’ address Iran’s aggression

by WorldTribune Staff, June 22, 2018 German Chancellor Angela Merkel on June 21 said that, while European countries wanted to maintain the 2015 nuclear accord with Iran, the Islamic Republic’s ballistic missile program, its presence in Syria and its role in the war in Yemen need to be addressed. Germany moved quickly and aggressively after […]

Reports: Israeli strikes in Syria hit missile depot held by Iran, Hizbullah

Reports: Israeli strikes in Syria hit missile depot held by Iran, Hizbullah

by WorldTribune Staff, May 9, 2018 Reports from Syria on May 8 said that Israeli warplanes struck an Iranian weapons depot south of Damascus. Syrian media reported a number of explosions were heard in the Kisweh area. The reported attack came hours after President Donald Trump announced the U.S. was withdrawing from the nuclear agreement […]

Israel warns Assad: Allowing Iran attacks from Syria would be ‘end of his regime’

Israel warns Assad: Allowing Iran attacks from Syria would be ‘end of his regime’

by WorldTribune Staff, May 8, 2018 Syrian President Bashar Assad will be held responsible for any attacks on Israel carried out by Iran from Syrian territory, Israeli Energy Minister Yuval Steinitz warned. “If Assad allows Iran to turn Syria into a military base against us and attack us on Syrian soil, he must know that […]

News of Mossad’s daring heist reportedly prompts a wave of arrests in Iran

News of Mossad’s daring heist reportedly prompts a wave of arrests in Iran

by WorldTribune Staff, May 3, 2018 Iran has launched a series of arrests following the revelation that Israeli intelligence agents infiltrated Iran’s secret nuclear archive and smuggled out a massive amount of files, a report said. Iranians found responsible for Israel pulling of the intelligence coup could face execution, Channel 10 News’s Arab affairs correspondent […]

Putin calls on Netanyahu to avoid ‘destabilizing’ actions in Syria

Putin calls on Netanyahu to avoid ‘destabilizing’ actions in Syria

by WorldTribune Staff, April 12, 2018 Russian President Vladimir Putin in an April 11 phone call with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, asked the Israeli leader to avoid taking any steps that would further destabilize Syria. “Putin stressed the fundamental importance of respecting the sovereignty of Syria, called for refraining from any actions that might […]

No need to explain Iran’s tripling of missile production, senior commander says

No need to explain Iran’s tripling of missile production, senior commander says

by WorldTribune Staff, March 7, 2018 Iran no longer needs to explain the reasons for the tripling of its total missile production, a senior Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) commander said. “Our production has increased three-fold compared to the past,” Brig. Gen. Amir Ali Hajizadeh, head of the IRGC’s aerospace division said, according to Fars. […]

McMaster: Time to act against Iran as its proxies become more capable

McMaster: Time to act against Iran as its proxies become more capable

by WorldTribune Staff, February 18, 2018 Iran must be confronted as it continues to advance its power grab in the Middle East by supplying increasingly destructive weapons to its terror proxies in Syria, Yemen and Iraq, U.S. national security adviser H.R. McMaster said. “What’s particularly concerning is that this network of proxies is becoming more […]

Israel warns Assad: Do not allow Iran to attack Israel from Syria

Israel warns Assad: Do not allow Iran to attack Israel from Syria

by WorldTribune Staff, February 13, 2018 Israel would not hesitate to act against the Bashar Assad regime should Assad allow Iran a military base from which to attack Israel from Syria, an Israeli security official said. “Assad and Hizbullah are the same, and if there will be an attack against us, we will not be […]

Iran arrests 29 women who removed head scarves, claims they were ‘tricked’ by social media

Iran arrests 29 women who removed head scarves, claims they were ‘tricked’ by social media

by WorldTribune Staff, February 2, 2018 Iranian police have arrested 29 women who removed their hijabs in the latest wave of protests against the country’s strict modesty laws. The protests are part of what organizers are calling the “White Wednesdays” movement where women take to the streets without wearing the required Islamic veils. The Islamic […]

Iran follows China’s lead, erects its own ‘Great Firewall’ to suppress dissent

Iran follows China’s lead, erects its own ‘Great Firewall’ to suppress dissent

by WorldTribune Staff, January 29, 2018 Iran was able to contain recent anti-government protests in part by cutting off access to the Telegram messaging app that protesters used to communicate. Now, the Teheran regime is seeking full local control of the web in the Islamic Republic via the creation of a so-called “halal” or “permissible” […]