‘Increased threats’: U.S. issues terror warning for travel to Turkey, Tunisia

‘Increased threats’: U.S. issues terror warning for travel to Turkey, Tunisia

Special to WorldTribune.com The U.S. State Department has in the past week warned U.S. citizens against travel to Turkey and Tunisia amid rising terrorist threats. On March 29, the State Department warned of “increased threats from terrorist groups throughout Turkey and to avoid travel to southeastern Turkey” near the Syrian border. Family members of U.S. […]

From Arab winter to Persian spring?

From Arab winter to Persian spring?

Special to WorldTribune.com By John J. Metzler UNITED NATIONS — Five years after the onset of the pro-democracy revolts against authoritarian rulers in much of the Middle East, the heady warm breezes of the Arab Spring have been replaced with swirling ill winds sweeping the region from Tunisia to Iraq. Governments were toppled, chaos ensued, […]