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 […]

Showdown in socialist Venezuela: U.S. presses world leaders to take sides; ‘No more games’

Showdown in socialist Venezuela: U.S. presses world leaders to take sides; ‘No more games’

by WorldTribune Staff, January 27, 2019 Secretary of State Mike Pompeo at UN challenged all nations to recognize opposition leader Juan Guaido as the interim president of Venezuela or admit they support tyranny. “Now it is time for every other nation to pick a side. No more delays, no more games. Either you stand with […]

North Korea hits Israel’s Palestinian policy; Kim heartened by Trump’s ‘great’ letter

North Korea hits Israel’s Palestinian policy; Kim heartened by Trump’s ‘great’ letter

by WorldTribune Staff, January 24, 2019 North Korean Ambassador to the United Nations Kim Song criticized what he called Israel’s illegal occupation of Palestine and, in an apparent shot at the U.S., blasted some permanent members of the UN Security Council for what he called a “double standard” attitude on the Israel-Palestinian issue. Song delivered […]

Iran challenged on fate of thousands of dissidents secretly executed

Iran challenged on fate of thousands of dissidents secretly executed

by WorldTribune Staff, December 5, 2018 A human rights group has asked the United Nations to investigate and bring to justice those responsible for the executions of thousands of political dissidents in Iran in the summer of 1988. London-based Amnesty International, in a Dec. 4 report, called on the UN to establish an “independent, impartial […]

Amb. Nikki Haley’s greatest hits: ‘I will not shut up . . .’

Amb. Nikki Haley’s greatest hits: ‘I will not shut up . . .’

by WorldTribune Staff, October 10, 2018 During her tenure as U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations, Nikki Haley was a formidable voice for the United States and the Trump administration. Among Haley’s standout moments in an arena which often induces drowsiness are the following: Feb. 20, 2018: Haley said she would continue to “speak hard […]

UN: Parts of Houthi missiles fired at Saudi Arabia were Iranian-made

UN: Parts of Houthi missiles fired at Saudi Arabia were Iranian-made

by WorldTribune Staff, June 15, 2018 Components from missiles fired by Iran-backed Houthi rebels in Yemen at Saudi Arabia were manufactured in Iran, the United Nations said. However, UN officials said they were unable to determine when the components were sent to Yemen, AFP reported on June 14. The UN’s inability to determine when the […]

Haley: Palestinians ‘deserve a better life’ . . . without Hamas

Haley: Palestinians ‘deserve a better life’ . . . without Hamas

by WorldTribune Staff, May 31, 2018 U.S. Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley on May 30 slammed the UN Security Council for its failure to condemn Hamas for its recent rocket attacks on Israel. “As I have asked my colleagues before, I will ask you again today. Who among us would accept 70 rockets launched […]

Morocco cuts ties with Iran over Hizbullah support for Polisario Front

Morocco cuts ties with Iran over Hizbullah support for Polisario Front

by WorldTribune Staff, May 2, 2018 Morocco has severed diplomatic relations with Iran over its ties to an Algerian rebel group that seeks independence for Western Sahara. Morocco said the move was precipitated by Iran’s support for the Hizbullah terror organization, which Rabat claims has delivered weapons to the Polisario Front rebel group, AFP reported. […]

Chemical weapons watchdog group initially denied access to site of attack in Douma

Chemical weapons watchdog group initially denied access to site of attack in Douma

by WorldTribune Staff, April 18, 2018 A team of independent investigators were reportedly prevented from entering the site of the suspected chemical weapons attack in Douma, Syria. The investigators from the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW), based in The Hague, were denied access to the site on April 16 by Syrian and […]

Syria, Russia step up offensive on rebels in Eastern Ghouta

Syria, Russia step up offensive on rebels in Eastern Ghouta

by WorldTribune Staff, March 9, 2018 Syrian regime and Russian warplanes on March 7 intensified their assault on rebel-held Eastern Ghouta, where some 400,000 people are trapped and more than 800 civilians have been killed in recent weeks. Rebel defenses in towns on the outskirts of Damascus were being struck by “preparatory fire” in advance […]

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