Cornered ISIS leader died ‘whimpering’; Trump credits special forces Iraq, Syria, Russia, Turkey

Cornered ISIS leader died ‘whimpering’; Trump credits special forces Iraq, Syria, Russia, Turkey

by WorldTribune Staff, October 27, 2019 After “running into a dead-end tunnel, whimpering and crying and screaming all the way,” Islamic State (ISIS) leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi detonated his own suicide vest, killing himself and his three children as U.S. Special Forces closed in, President Donald Trump said on Oct. 27. “He died like a […]

Report: Israeli strikes on Iraq greenlighted by U.S., Russia

Report: Israeli strikes on Iraq greenlighted by U.S., Russia

FPI / August 28, 2019 Geostrategy-Direct.com The United States and Russia gave the go-ahead for Israel to launch airstrikes on Iranian weapons warehouses in Iraq, a report said. Citing a Western diplomatic source, the Arabic-language Asharq Al-Awsat newspaper reported on Aug. 21 that an understanding between the nations stresses that Israel should not officially declare […]

Tokyo-Seoul fight closely tracked by China, Russia, North Korea

Tokyo-Seoul fight closely tracked by China, Russia, North Korea

FPI / August 15, 2019 Geostrategy-Direct.com As the trade-culture conflict between Seoul and Tokyo heats up, South Korea’s president has floated the controversial idea of a partnership with North Korea. The move by left-leaning President Moon Jae-In amid a sinking economy was cheered by the South’s official media but enraged the nation’s conservatives. The South […]

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 […]