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 […]

Pompeo in Russia to restore ties; Trump presses new arms control accord including China

Pompeo in Russia to restore ties; Trump presses new arms control accord including China

by WorldTribune Staff, May 14, 2019 U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo met Russian President Vladimir Putin in the Black Sea city Sochi as President Donald Trump has renewed efforts to build a rapport with Moscow now that the investigation of Special Counsel Robert Mueller has concluded. Trump had also discussed strategy and a new […]

‘God has answered their prayers’: Pakistan releases Christian woman held for decade

‘God has answered their prayers’: Pakistan releases Christian woman held for decade

by WorldTribune Staff, May 8, 2019 A Pakistani Catholic woman who was held in prison for a decade on blasphemy charges has been released by Pakistan and has flown to Canada to join her family at a secret address, Catholic News Service reported. Asia Bibi’s release was confirmed on May 8 by Wilson Chowdhry of […]

Who is Mike Pompeo? Top diplomat credits faith for unique perspective he brings to challenges of job

Who is Mike Pompeo? Top diplomat credits faith for unique perspective he brings to challenges of job

by WorldTribune Staff, April 11, 2019 U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says that his worldview is informed by his faith – there’s no separating the two. “Of course my mission as a Secretary of State, the thing I raised my right hand to do, I swore to support and defend the Constitution of the […]

Father of woman killed in ISIS captivity slams foundation for rescinding Pompeo’s ‘Hostage Freedom Award’

Father of woman killed in ISIS captivity slams foundation for rescinding Pompeo’s ‘Hostage Freedom Award’

by WorldTribune Staff, April 7, 2019 The father of an American aid worker who was abducted by Islamic State (ISIS) and died in captivity in 2015 said he was outraged that the James W. Foley Legacy Foundation withdrawing the “American Hostage Freedom Award” it had initially awarded to Secretary of State Mike Pompeo. The award […]

Pompeo’s ‘American Hostage Freedom Award’ revoked after anti-Trump media complains

Pompeo’s ‘American Hostage Freedom Award’ revoked after anti-Trump media complains

by WorldTribune Staff, April 4, 2019 An award recognizing Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and the Trump administration for their efforts in freeing Americans held prisoner abroad was rescinded after complaints from the anti-Trump corporate media, a report said. The James W. Foley Legacy Foundation, named for the journalist beheaded in 2014 by Islamic State […]

Syria demands UN Security Council emergency meeting over U.S. Golan resolution

Syria demands UN Security Council emergency meeting over U.S. Golan resolution

by WorldTribune Staff, March 27, 2019 Syria is demanding that the UN Security Council call an emergency meeting to discuss U.S. President Donald Trump’s decision to recognize the Golan Heights as Israeli territory. Iran, Russia and the Gulf Arab state are of one accord with Syria in their opposition to Trump’s surprise action which was […]

Report: Russian planes carrying troops arrive in Venezuela

Report: Russian planes carrying troops arrive in Venezuela

by WorldTribune Staff, March 25, 2019 Two Russian Air Force planes carrying troops and tons of equipment landed in Venezuela on March 23, reports say. A flight tracking website showed two aircraft left a Russian military base for the Venezuelan capital Caracas on March 22. The arrival of the military jets in Venezuela was confirmed by Javier […]

Pompeo: ‘American taxpayer dollars will not underwrite abortions’ abroad

Pompeo: ‘American taxpayer dollars will not underwrite abortions’ abroad

by WorldTribune Staff, March 26, 2019 Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on March 26 said the Trump administration is moving on two fronts to ensure U.S. taxpayer funds are not used to “subsidize or promote” abortions abroad. The moves include “refinements” to the so-called “Mexico City Policy” which prohibits U.S. funds from going to foreign […]

Pompeo in Beirut publicly urges all Lebanese to stand against Iran, Hizbullah

Pompeo in Beirut publicly urges all Lebanese to stand against Iran, Hizbullah

by WorldTribune Staff, March 25, 2019 During a March 22 visit to Beirut, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo bluntly challenged the political status quo in Lebanon which includes a prominent role for Iran proxy Hizbullah. Pompeo told a press conference that “the Lebanese people face a choice: Bravely move forward or allow the dark […]

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