Report: ISIS staging a comeback in Libya

Report: ISIS staging a comeback in Libya

by WorldTribune Staff, September 13, 2017 Islamic State (ISIS) has regrouped in Libya and is now “dangerously active” in the country, a report said. ISIS is now exploiting a standoff between the UN-backed government in Tripoli and a rival administration based in Tobruk in the country’s east to stage a comeback, Bloomberg reported on Sept. […]

Six years after the West toppled Gadhafi, world still coping with a shattered Libya

Six years after the West toppled Gadhafi, world still coping with a shattered Libya

Special to WorldTribune.com By John J. Metzler UNITED NATIONS — Libya is a shattered land. Awash in weapons and explosives, riven by tribal and political rivalries, flooded by illegal migrants, and haven to lethal terrorist groups, Libya remains North Africa’s glaring tragedy, six years after an Anglo/French/American military effort toppled the Gadhafi regime. Now with […]

ISIS seen ‘regrouping’ in Libya in town near Tunisian border

ISIS seen ‘regrouping’ in Libya in town near Tunisian border

by WorldTribune Staff, August 1, 2017 The continuing chaos in Libya is enabling Islamic State (ISIL) to “regroup” and renew its recruiting efforts in the Maghreb, analysts say. Reports have said the terror organization recently moved its Libyan base to the town of Sabratha, 60 miles from the Tunisian border. “The majority of their fighting […]

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” […]

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