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 […]

Austria’s Kurz to Iran’s Rouhani: Calling for Israel’s demise ‘absolutely unacceptable’

Austria’s Kurz to Iran’s Rouhani: Calling for Israel’s demise ‘absolutely unacceptable’

by WorldTribune Staff, July 5, 2018 It is “absolutely unacceptable” to deny Israel’s right to exist and to call for the Jewish state’s destruction, Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz said during a July 4 meeting with Iranian President Hassan Rouhani. Kurz reiterated that Austria “is unconditionally committed to the security of Israel and its citizens.” Rouhani […]

Austria’s rising star rallies leaders opposing EU immigration policies

Austria’s rising star rallies leaders opposing EU immigration policies

by WorldTribune Staff, June 27, 2018 “For years, if you wanted to call Europe, you had to call (German Chancellor Angela) Merkel. Now there’s been a change,” said Austrian parliament member Reinhold Lopatka. Spearheading that drive for change in Europe’s leadership hierarchy is Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz. The 31-year-old Kurz has made halting Europe’s immigration […]

Erdogan threat: Closing of Austria mosques may spark ‘war between the cross and crescent’

Erdogan threat: Closing of Austria mosques may spark ‘war between the cross and crescent’

by WorldTribune Staff, June 10, 2018 Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan slammed Austria’s populist government for its decision to shutter seven mosques and expel dozens of Turkish-funded imams. “These measures taken by the Austrian prime minister are, I fear, leading the world towards a war between the cross and the crescent,” Erdogan said, according to […]

Hungary looks to Austria, Italy to bolster anti-migrant alliance

Hungary looks to Austria, Italy to bolster anti-migrant alliance

by WorldTribune Staff, March 13, 2018 Hungary is hoping election victories by anti-migrant parties in Austria and Italy will lead to a strengthened alliance of EU states that make security a priority. Hungarian Foreign Minister Peter Szijjarto said on March 12 that the approach to migration of the Vienna government and the center-right in Rome […]

Winning Millennial’s ‘putting Austrians first’ stance to make Kurz world’s youngest leader

Winning Millennial’s ‘putting Austrians first’ stance to make Kurz world’s youngest leader

by WorldTribune Staff, October 16, 2017 A Millennial “Wunderwuzzi” who has vowed to “put Austrians first” and cut benefits to foreigners has declared victory in Austria’s national election. The victory sets the stage for Sebastian Kurz, 31, to become the world’s youngest leader. Projections gave Kurz’s conservative People’s Party a comfortable lead with more than […]

Austria set to send troops to border with Italy to block migrants

Austria set to send troops to border with Italy to block migrants

by WorldTribune Staff, July 5, 2017 Austria has sent armored vehicles to the Italian border to block migrants from entering the country. Vienna’s government said it is bolstering border controls at the Brenner Pass, a key trade and transport route through the Alps that connects Italy and Austria. The government said it has 750 troops […]