Iran’s deal expanding military cooperation with Iraq boosts regional clout

Iran’s deal expanding military cooperation with Iraq boosts regional clout

Special to WorldTribune.com Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty Iran and Iraq have signed an agreement to boost military cooperation and counter “terrorism and extremism,” a deal likely to trigger concerns in the United States. Iranian news agencies reported that the memorandum of understanding signed by the two countries’ defense ministers on July 23 also […]

Hungary’s leader credits border wall and Trump, condemns Soros ‘mafia’ and ‘media they operate’

Hungary’s leader credits border wall and Trump, condemns Soros ‘mafia’ and ‘media they operate’

by WorldTribune Staff, July 23, 2017 Leftist billionaire George Soros is working with European Union officials to establish a “new, mixed, Muslimized Europe,” Hungary’s prime minister said on July 22. “We have to stand our ground against the Soros mafia network and the Brussels bureaucrats,” Prime Minister Viktor Orban said. “And, during the next nine […]

Egyt’s Sisi, backed by UAE and Libya’s Haftar, dedicates largest military base in Middle East

Egyt’s Sisi, backed by UAE and Libya’s Haftar, dedicates largest military base in Middle East

by WorldTribune Staff, July 23, 2017 Egypt has opened what it says is the largest military base in the Mideast. President Abdul Fatah Sisi on July 22 officially inaugurated the Mohamed Naguib Military Base at El Hammam in Marsa Matrouh governorate west of Alexandria. Among those in attendance was Libyan Gen. Khalifa Haftar and Sheikh […]

Caliphate capital Mosul freed from ISIS terror: Has anybody noticed?

Caliphate capital Mosul freed from ISIS terror: Has anybody noticed?

Special to WorldTribune.com By John J. Metzler UNITED NATIONS — After a bitter eight-month fight, the Iraqi military has finally freed Mosul from the brutal grip of Islamic State. This victory in retaking this key northern city has shattered the terror organization’s invincibility and moreover liberated one of the so-called Caliphate’s twin capitals. The fight […]

Eleven states have counties with more registered voters than voting-age citizens

Eleven states have counties with more registered voters than voting-age citizens

by WorldTribune Staff, July 23, 2017 Government watchdog group Judicial Watch has filed a new election integrity lawsuit against the Maryland State Board of Elections and Montgomery County for denying the group access to voter registration files requested under a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit. Maryland was one of 11 states Judicial Watch sent […]

Despite tough UN sanctions, N. Korean economy grew 3.9 percent last year

Despite tough UN sanctions, N. Korean economy grew 3.9 percent last year

by WorldTribune Staff, July 21, 2017 Sparked by its mining industry, North Korea’s economy grew by 3.9 percent in 2016, marking the highest growth for the isolated communist nation since 1999, according to South Korea’s central bank. China accounts for nearly 90 percent of North Korea’s foreign trade, and mineral resources are a key part […]

U.S. to ban travel to N. Korea: Embassy urges Americans to exit ‘immediately’

U.S. to ban travel to N. Korea: Embassy urges Americans to exit ‘immediately’

by WorldTribune Staff, July 21, 2017 The Trump administration is advising all U.S. nationals in North Korea to leave “immediately” as the State Department said it will soon issue a ban on American tourism to the communist nation. Koryo Tours and Young Pioneer Tours, who both operate in North Korea, said on July 21 that […]

Public yawns at top media priorities

Public yawns at top media priorities

by WorldTribune Staff, July 21, 2017 Is President Donald Trump finally in trouble? Even popular Fox News host Tucker Carlson slammed Trump for dissing Attorney General Jeff Session in a NY Times interview. Sources in frequent contact with White House officials confirmed that Trump insiders are “circling the wagons” as the Russian investigation metastasizes through […]

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