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U.S. President Obama: Best friend of Eurasia’s predators

Erdogan and Obama

Special to WorldTribune.com By Alexander Maistrovoy With Iran, another predator is set free during Obama’s cadence. They are not empires yet. They don’t have enough power or the resources for becoming such. However, all of them — Russians, Turks, Arabs, […]

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Arab-Israel War ends: New strategic framework forged in reaction to Jihad, Iran, White House

Israel's Prime Minister  Menachem Begin and Egypt's President Anwar Sadat at Camp David, Sept. 16, 1978. / Corbis

Special to WorldTribune.com By Gregory R. Copley, Editor, GIS/Defense & Foreign Affairs It is probable that history will mark early 2015 as the end of the Arab-Israeli war, a conflict which has lasted since 1948, when the modern State of […]

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Arab Israeli official blasts world’s apathy at ISIL massacre in refugee camp

Ahmed Tibi.

Special to WorldTribune.com An Arab member of Israel’s Knesset condemned the global community, including the Arab world, for allowing the massacre by the Islamic State of Levant and Iraq in Syria’s Yarmouk Palestinian refugee camp. “What’s happening in the Yarmouk […]

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Irreconcilable differences in our time: Let’s not go to pieces over peace

The Korean Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) at Panmunjom.

Special to WorldTribune.com By Donald Kirk, East-Asia-Intel.com Some of the terrible problems we read, hear and talk about so often are beyond solution. Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu stated this week that as long as he was in office there […]

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Obama administration sharpens its rhetoric in aftermath of Netanyahu victory

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Special to WorldTribune.com The White House has focused on comments made by victorious Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in the final days of his campaign to criticize his electoral tactics and to put Israel on notice regarding it approach to […]

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Egypt court finds ‘terrorist’ Hamas joined forces with Brotherhood in Sinai

Palestinian security forces of theHamas government near the border of Egypt in Rafah on Feb. 10. / Abed Rahim Khatib / Anadolu Agency / Getty Images

Special to WorldTribune.com CAIRO — A civil court here has ruled on Feb. 28 that Hamas is a “terrorist organization” that has targeted civilians and security forces in the Sinai Peninsula. “It has been proven without any doubt that the […]

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Report: Iran no longer concealing its presence in Golan Heights

An Israeli soldier near the Quneitra crossing in the Golan Heights. /Menahem Kahana / AFP / Getty Images

Special to WorldTribune.com TEL AVIV — Iran and its proxy Hizbullah have been operating openly in the Golan Heights, a report said. The Institute for National Security Studies said Teheran has decided to defy Israel and establish a presence in […]

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Hamas prepares to open international port with backing from Turkey, Qatar, Greece, EU

Artist's concept of an expanded port.

Special to WorldTribune.com GAZA CITY — Hamas is set to challenge Israel and open the Gaza Strip’s port to international traffic. Palestinian sources said Hamas was refurbishing the port south of Gaza City to receive foreign ships for passenger and […]

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Hamas’ revenue plan for Gaza: ‘Big business pays its share’

Hamas spokesman Sami Abu Zuhri

Special to WorldTribune.com GAZA CITY — Hamas has intensified measures to gain revenues in the Gaza Strip. Palestinian sources said Hamas decided to impose taxes on major companies and banks in the Gaza Strip. They said the revenues were meant […]

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Hamas chargess Palestinian Authority provided Israel intel during 2014 war

Salah Baradawil.

Special to WorldTribune.com GAZA CITY — Hamas has charged the Palestinian Authority with supplying intelligence to Israel during the 50-day war in 2014. A senior Hamas official said the Islamic movement gathered evidence that the PA relayed intelligence to Israel […]

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