Angelina Jolie lectures EU on migrant crisis, tells Brits to reject Brexit

Angelina Jolie lectures EU on migrant crisis, tells Brits to reject Brexit

By World Tribune Staff on May 18, 2016 Hollywood A-lister Angelina Jolie lectured European Union leaders on “isolationism” and accused them of a “race to the bottom” over their handling of the migrant crisis. EU nations are “competing to be the toughest in the hope of protecting themselves whatever the cost or challenge to their […]

New London mayor hits Cameron’s tactics from ‘Trump playbook’, condemns Labour’s anti-Semitism

New London mayor hits Cameron’s tactics from ‘Trump playbook’, condemns Labour’s anti-Semitism

Special to WorldTribune.com The first Muslim elected mayor of a major Western city said Prime Minister David Cameron was following the “Donald Trump playbook” in an attempt to prevent his election. London Mayor Sadiq Khan on May 7 said Cameron and his Conservative Party tried to divide London’s communities by linking him to Islamic extremists. […]

Egypt defeats Israel – in falafel competition

Egypt defeats Israel – in falafel competition

Special to WorldTribune.com Egyptians are relishing a triumph of the deep-fried variety over Israel. A team of Egyptian chefs from the falafel bar Zooba rolled to victory in the finals over team Israel at the 2016 London Falafel Festival on May 1. The Egyptian dish, a charred-aubergine-stuffed falafel made with fava beans, received the majority […]

What goes around . . .: Boastful jihadist, propagandist who recruited Brits for ISIL killed in airstrike

What goes around . . .: Boastful jihadist, propagandist who recruited Brits for ISIL killed in airstrike

Special to WorldTribune.com An Islamic State of Iraq and Levant (ISIL) jihadist who boasted on social media of his prowess in recruiting British fighters and jihadi brides was reportedly killed in a drone strike in Syria. Raphael Hostey, also known as Abu Qaqa al-Britani, who left Manchester to join ISIL in 2013, was heavily involved […]

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

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

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 UK, Germany and Italy),” James Clapper said on April 25. Clapper said the terror group […]

Dershowitz: Obama meddles in Brexit but shuns Netanyahu on Iran

Dershowitz: Obama meddles in Brexit but shuns Netanyahu on Iran

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 was when the prime minister of a friendly country, Benjamin Netanyahu, spoke his mind about […]

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 around the world are shocked. I am a European conservative, and I am shocked. I […]

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

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

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 in the case for leaving the European Union.  The right to make your own laws, […]

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

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

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 in the next couple of months we are told that President Obama himself is going to […]

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

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

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 have right now many of us feel does actually leave that door open (to Paris-style […]

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