Who’s who: Vote tally on UN resolution slamming U.S. on Jerusalem

Who’s who: Vote tally on UN resolution slamming U.S. on Jerusalem

Special to WorldTribune , December 21, 2017 Yes: 128 No: 9 Abstain: 35 Y  AFGHANISTAN Y  DOMINICA Y  LITHUANIA SAO TOME AND PRINCIPE Y  ALBANIA A  DOMINICAN REPUBLIC Y  LUXEMBOURG Y  SAUDI ARABIA Y  ALGERIA Y  ECUADOR Y  MADAGASCAR Y  SENEGAL Y  ANDORRA Y  EGYPT A  MALAWI Y  SERBIA Y  ANGOLA EL SALVADOR Y  MALAYSIA […]

$418 million arms sale to Kenya on Obama’s last day in office raises questions

$418 million arms sale to Kenya on Obama’s last day in office raises questions

by WorldTribune Staff, February 22, 2017 Lawmakers have requested a congressional investigation into a $418 million weapons sale to Kenya on Jan. 19, former President Barack Obama’s last day in office. The State Department approved the sale to Kenya of 14 weaponized crop-duster-like planes — including two trainer planes and services, for missions against terrorist […]

Israel’s Netanyahu scores with diplomatic initiatives in Africa and with Egypt, Turkey

Israel’s Netanyahu scores with diplomatic initiatives in Africa and with Egypt, Turkey

by WorldTribune Staff, July 13, 2016 Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has led “the most right-wing government in Israeli history” to a trio of stunning diplomatic successes. Analysts say Netanyahu continues to prove the conventional wisdom wrong after his “triumphant” tour of Africa, warming of relations and increased security cooperation with Egypt and the restoration of […]

ISIL affiliate’s ‘large-scale’ anthrax attack foiled in Kenya

ISIL affiliate’s ‘large-scale’ anthrax attack foiled in Kenya

Special to WorldTribune.com Authorities in Kenya say they have foiled a “large scale biological terrorist attack.” Kenyan police arrested three members of an affiliate of Islamic State of Iraq and Levant (ISIL) who were allegedly planning to use anthrax in an attack in Kenya. The three arrested, married medical students Mohammed Abdi Ali and Nuseiba […]

The geopolitics of African resources: China plotting to tap them in new, ‘de-Americanized world’

The geopolitics of African resources: China plotting to tap them in new, ‘de-Americanized world’

Special to WorldTribune.com GIS/Defense & Foreign Affairs People’s Republic of China (PRC) officials are becoming increasingly apprehensive about the rise in the use of the westward corridor to export oil, diamonds, and rare minerals out of South Sudan and the Central African Republic via Cameroon. In other words, this creates a flow to Atlantic sea […]

From Somalia to Kenya mall massacre, Al Qaida on the move

From Somalia to Kenya mall massacre, Al Qaida on the move

Special to WorldTribune.com CAIRO — Al Qaida has expanded from Somalia to neighboring Kenya. The Al Qaida-aligned Al Shabab has claimed responsibility for an attack on a shopping mall in Kenya in which 85 people, including two foreign diplomats, were killed. Al Shabab said its fighters took hundreds of hostages in Nairobi on Sept. 21. […]