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U.S. intel chief: ISIL has cells in UK, Germany, Italy

U.S. Director of National Intelligence James Clapper.  /AP

Special to WorldTribune.com Islamic State of Iraq and Levant (ISIL) has established cells in the UK, Germany, and Italy, the U.S. director of national intelligence said. “We continue to see evidence of plotting on the part of ISIL in (the […]

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Dershowitz: Obama meddles in Brexit but shuns Netanyahu on Iran

President Barack Obama speaks at the "town hall" discussion with British youth at the Royal Horticultural Halls on April 23 in London.  /Christopher Furlong/Getty Images

Special to WorldTribune.com President Barack Obama’s “intrusion” in the UK’s decision on leaving the European Union reeks of hypocrisy, Harvard law professor Alan Dershowitz said. In a column published on April 22, Dershowitz noted “how outraged the same President Obama […]

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WORLD MATTERS: Yes, European conservatives agree, U.S. politics and media are in free fall

Special to WorldTribune.com By Uwe Siemon-Netto Pardon an outburst from a fervent friend of the United States: Yes, Secretary of State John Kerry is right! This year’s election campaign is indeed an embarrassment to America! As Kerry said, America’s friends […]

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Americans would never submit to foreign rule; Why would President Obama ask the UK to do so?

Brexit text with British and Eu flags illustration

Special to WorldTribune.com By Liam Fox At the start of last week I was in Washington, DC speaking on what the European referendum means for the United States. On the face of it, the U.S. should be a natural ally […]

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London mayor mocks Obama’s anticipated appeal on behalf of EU

London Mayor Boris Johnson

Special to WorldTribune.com U.S. President Barack Obama’s call for the United Kingdom to remain in the European Union reeks of “outrageous” hypocrisy, London Mayor Boris Johnson said. Following are excerpts of Johnson’s opinion piece in the UK’s Telegraph: “Some time […]

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British official: Staying in EU ‘exposes UK to terror risk’

Iain Duncan Smith.  /Dave Thompson/PA

Special to WorldTribune.com A British official said staying in the European Union makes the UK vulnerable to terror attacks, a direct contradiction of comments made by Prime Minister David Cameron. “I think the present status of the open border we […]

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Two members of Jihadi John’s ‘Beatles’ beheaders cell identified

Mohammed Emwazi, a.k.a. Jihadi John.

Special to WorldTribune.com Two terrorists have been identified as members of infamous executioner Jihadi John’s “Beatles” cell that beheaded several Islamic State of Iraq and Levant (ISIL) hostages. Alexe Kotey, 32, and Aine Davis, 31, both of London, became known […]

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British marksman takes out 3 ISIL jihadists through 10-inch wall from kilometer away

Barrett Light .50 caliber rifle

Special to WorldTribune.com Armed with the world’s most powerful rifle, a British sharpshooter killed three Islamic State of Iraq and Levant (ISIL) terrorists through a 10-inch wall from a kilometer away, a report said. The Special Air Service (SAS) staff-sergeant […]

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Egypt names UK-based Control Risks Group to review airports security

Sharm el-Sheikh airport.

Special to WorldTribune.com The Egyptian government has decided to hire a global risk consultancy firm to review and improve airport security. After a review of costs and the capabilities of several companies, UK-based Control Risks Group was selected, Tourism Minister […]

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The scandal of official silence as Christianity emerges as world’s most persecuted religion


Special to WorldTribune.com By Sol W. Sanders The lack of public outcry over the continued persecution and murder of Christians in the Middle East is a scandal of enormous proportions. Only a few websites devoted to possible rescuing these victims […]

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