Pompeo in testimony touts coming peace plan, won’t commit to ‘two state’ solution

Pompeo in testimony touts coming peace plan, won’t commit to ‘two state’ solution

by WorldTribune Staff, April 10, 2019 The Trump administration will soon present a Mideast peace plan “to resolve a problem that’s been going on for decades and decades that previous administrations couldn’t solve,” U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on April 9. Testifying before a Senate subcommittee, Pompeo declined to respond when Democrats asked […]

Minnesota’s first Muslim congresswoman changes her tune on Israel after election

Minnesota’s first Muslim congresswoman changes her tune on Israel after election

by WorldTribune Staff, November 16, 2018 As a candidate, Rep.-elect Ilhan Omar presented herself as a moderate on Israel. Soon after her victory in the 2018 midterms, however, Minnesota’s first Muslim congresswoman said she is committed to sanctioning Israel. The Minnesota Democrat, during the campaign, had called the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement “counteractive.” […]

Even Iran and Saudi Arabia agree on Trump decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital

Even Iran and Saudi Arabia agree on Trump decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital

by WorldTribune Staff, December 7, 2017 Regional enemies Saudi Arabia and Iran see eye to eye on one issue. On Dec. 6 both regimes blasted U.S. President Donald Trump’s decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital and start the process of moving the U.S. embassy to the city. Saudi Arabia called the move “unjustified and […]

CIA chief met Palestinian leader ahead of Trump-Netanyahu visit

CIA chief met Palestinian leader ahead of Trump-Netanyahu visit

by WorldTribune Staff, February 16, 2017 CIA Director Mike Pompeo met with Palestinian Authority (PA) leader Mahmoud Abbas on Feb. 14 to discuss “political and security issues in addition to the future of the peace process,” a report said. A Palestinian security source told The Jerusalem Post that the two sides met at the Mukata, […]

Poll finds most Palestinians oppose ‘peace process’, prefer armed intifada

Poll finds most Palestinians oppose ‘peace process’, prefer armed intifada

by WorldTribune Staff, December 14, 2016 More than half of Palestinians favor an armed intifada against Israel as opposed to a two state solution, according to a new poll. The poll, which was conducted by the Palestinian Center for Policy and Survey Research, found 65 percent of Palestinian Arabs in Gaza, Judea and Samaria have […]