Benghazi report: Obama team had real time awareness of attacks that killed Americans

Benghazi report: Obama team had real time awareness of attacks that killed Americans

by WorldTribune Staff, July 3, 2017 The White House, State Department and Pentagon were watching in real time when a mortar strike killed two Americans at the CIA’s annex in Benghazi on Sept. 11, 2012, the House Select Committee on Benghazi said last week. The terrorists’ mortar strike killed CIA contract security officers Tyrone Woods […]

Supreme Court unanimous on Trump’s travel ban, will hear same-sex wedding cake case

Supreme Court unanimous on Trump’s travel ban, will hear same-sex wedding cake case

by WorldTribune Staff, June 26, 2017 The Supreme Court in a unanimous decision on June 26 restored most of President Donald Trump’s executive order temporarily banning travel to the U.S. from six terror-prone nations. “Today’s unanimous Supreme Court decision is a clear victory for our national security,” Trump said in a statement shortly after the […]

ICC calls for immediate arrest of Gadhafi’s son

ICC calls for immediate arrest of Gadhafi’s son

by WorldTribune Staff, June 15, 2017 The International Criminal Court (ICC) is calling for the “immediate” arrest of Saif al-Islam Gadhafi after he was granted amnesty by one of Libya’s two competing governments. The son of late leader Col. Moammar Gadhafi, Saif al-Islam Gadhafi was sentenced to death in absentia by a Tripoli court in […]

Egypt launches airstrikes in Libya to answer attack on Christians

Egypt launches airstrikes in Libya to answer attack on Christians

by WorldTribune Staff, May 30, 2017 Egyptian jets hit the Libyan city of Derna on May 29 in attacks targeting terrorists in response to an ambush that killed 29 Egyptian Christians last week. Libyan operational commander Brig. Abdulsalam Al-Hasi told Reuters the strikes targeted Majlis Mujahideen Derna and Abu Salim brigade, two local Libyan groups […]

UK wary of Russian support for Libyan general; Trump’s position unclear

UK wary of Russian support for Libyan general; Trump’s position unclear

by WorldTribune Staff, February 23, 2017 Russia’s defense minister has warned the UK against interfering in Moscow’s foreign policy after Britain’s defense secretary said “we don’t need the bear sticking his paws” into Libya. Sir Michael Fallon had criticized talks held between Russian Defense Minister Sergey Shoygu and Libyan National Army commander Gen. Khalifa Haftar, […]

Gen. Haftar’s troops hit base in central Libya; rival forces clash in Tripoli

Gen. Haftar’s troops hit base in central Libya; rival forces clash in Tripoli

by WorldTribune Staff, February 10, 2017 Gen. Khalifa Haftar’s Libyan National Army (LNA) attacked an air base in central Libya on Feb. 9 while two other rival factions battled in the capital Tripoli. The UN-backed Government of National Accord (GNA) that was installed last year has struggled to assert its authority over the various armed […]

Par for the course: The Left lies about Trump’s travel ban

Par for the course: The Left lies about Trump’s travel ban

Special to WorldTribune.com Jeffrey T. Kuhner Liberals lie. That’s what they do. Yet, even by their standards, the Left has reached a new low. For days, protesters have been raging against President Trump’s executive order imposing a temporary travel ban on some Middle Eastern countries. Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren has called it a “Muslim ban” […]

Trump world: What The Donald inherits

Trump world: What The Donald inherits

Special to WorldTribune.com By John J. Metzler UNITED NATIONS — Chaos, Conflict and Crisis are some of the words describing the combustible global situation the new American President Donald J. Trump inherits from his predecessor. Far from a stable world order, Donald Trump is entering a complex foreign maze in which he must decipher, decode […]

Libya’s entire western region faces harsh winter, total power blackout

Libya’s entire western region faces harsh winter, total power blackout

by WorldTribune Staff, January 10, 2017 The entire western region of Libya is on the verge of a total power blackout after an armed group closed off the gas pipeline that feeds the area’s main electric generation unit. Officials at Al-Zawiya Oil Refinery said on Jan. 9 that the group had not named any demands […]

Haftar’s forces repel attacks on Libyan oil ports; ISIL driven from Sirte

Haftar’s forces repel attacks on Libyan oil ports; ISIL driven from Sirte

by WorldTribune Staff, December 8, 2016 Gen. Khalifa Haftar’s Libyan National Army (LNA) turned back an attack by a rival faction on some of Libya’s major oil ports on Dec. 7. A spokesman for the LNA said rival fighters had withdrawn after briefly occupying the town of Ben Jawad, 30 kilometers (19 miles) west of […]

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