Turkey warns of ‘retaliation’ if its forces in Idlib are attacked by Syria, Iran, Russia

Turkey warns of ‘retaliation’ if its forces in Idlib are attacked by Syria, Iran, Russia

by WorldTribune Staff, September 13, 2018 Turkey warned President Bashar Assad and his allies Iran and Russia not to attack Turkish forces in Syria’s Idlib province. Turkey said it has sent troops, armored vehicles and equipment to reinforce its 12 military posts inside Idlib. “We have a military presence there and if that military presence […]

Russia, Saudi Arabia seen raising oil output to control rising prices

Russia, Saudi Arabia seen raising oil output to control rising prices

Special to WorldTribune.com Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty Saudi Arabia and Russia are likely to agree to raise oil production next month in a bid to ease consumer worries about higher energy prices, their energy ministers have said. Saudi Arabian Energy Minister Khalid al-Faleh and his Russian counterpart, Aleksandr Novak, both said at an […]

Brave new world? Rigged elections and big brother here, there and everywhere

Brave new world? Rigged elections and big brother here, there and everywhere

by WorldTribune Staff, March 19, 2018 An unelected “deep state” that a new poll finds most Americans believe is “pulling the levers of power” in Washington, D.C. China has acted to penalize “untrustworthy” citizens via their digital social credit scores. And “ballot rigging” has been caught on camera in Russia. Welcome to 2018. A new […]

The Trump report: ‘Don’t believe’ the ‘FAKE MEDIA’

The Trump report: ‘Don’t believe’ the ‘FAKE MEDIA’

by WorldTribune Staff, February 19, 2017 Recent highlights from President Donald Trump’s Twitter feed: Feb. 18 Don’t believe the main stream (fake news) media. The White House is running VERY WELL. I inherited a MESS and am in the process of fixing it. Feb. 17 “One of the most effective press conferences I’ve ever seen!” […]

Russia, Turkey conduct first joint airstrikes on ISIL targets in Syria

Russia, Turkey conduct first joint airstrikes on ISIL targets in Syria

by WorldTribune Staff, January 19, 2017 While each nation backs opposing sides in the Syrian civil war, Russia and Turkey carried out joint airstrikes on Islamic State of Iraq and Levant (ISIL) targets on Jan. 18, the Russian Defense Ministry said. Russian military spokesman Lt.-Gen. Sergei Rudskoi said nine Russian aircraft and eight Turkish planes […]

Russia, Turkey, Iran see zones of influence in Syria with Assad temporarily remaining in power

Russia, Turkey, Iran see zones of influence in Syria with Assad temporarily remaining in power

by WorldTribune Staff, December 29, 2016 Syria would be divided into zones of regional power and President Bashar Assad would be allowed to remain in control under a “compromise” agreement worked out by Russia, Turkey and Iran. Under the deal, the new federal structure in Syria would be controlled by Assad’s Alawite sect. Assad’s powers […]

Trump consults Kissinger on relations with China, Russia, Iran

Trump consults Kissinger on relations with China, Russia, Iran

Special to WorldTribune.com Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty U.S. President-elect Donald Trump sought out the advice of former Secretary of State Henry Kissinger on China, Russia, Iran, and Europe, his office said on November 17. Kissinger, 93, who served under former Presidents Richard Nixon and Gerald Ford, is best known for opening the door […]

Russia, Turkey move toward reconciliation, sign pipeline deal

Russia, Turkey move toward reconciliation, sign pipeline deal

by WorldTribune Staff, October 11, 2016 Russia and Turkey acted to patch up frayed relations on Oct. 10. In his first visit to the country since Turkey downed a Russian jet near the Syrian border last November, Russian President Vladimir Putin arrived in Istanbul for the World Energy Congress where he and Turkish counterpart Recep […]

U.S. now has larger oil reserves than Saudi Arabia, Russia

U.S. now has larger oil reserves than Saudi Arabia, Russia

by WorldTribune Staff, July 6, 2016 The United States has for the first time surpassed Saudi Arabia and Russia in oil reserves. A study by Rystad Energy estimates that recoverable oil in the U.S. from existing fields, discoveries and yet undiscovered areas amounts to 264 billion barrels. Saudi Arabia has 212 billion and Russia 256 […]

Russia, China unite against U.S. THAAD despite North’s test

Russia, China unite against U.S. THAAD despite North’s test

Special to WorldTribune.com By EastAsiaIntel.com On April 29, Russia’s Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and his Chinese counterpart Wang Yi issued a joint statement objecting to the contemplated deployment in South Korea of the U.S. Theater High Altitude Area Defense [THAAD] missile interceptor system. But what is unusual is that the joint Russian-Chinese objection to THAAD […]