Hillary: ‘Time to move on’ from Benghazi; Critics: ‘What exactly’ would it take to end a Democrat’s career?

Hillary: ‘Time to move on’ from Benghazi; Critics: ‘What exactly’ would it take to end a Democrat’s career?

by WorldTribune Staff, June 29, 2016 The distraught mother of one of the Americans killed in the Sept. 11, 2012 terror attack at the U.S. consulate in Benghazi, Libya continues to plead for answers, an apology, or any kind of acknowledgment of responsibility from former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton. Clinton’s response: “It’s time to […]

Final Benghazi report: Americans under attack were rescued by Gadhafi loyalists

Final Benghazi report: Americans under attack were rescued by Gadhafi loyalists

by WorldTribune Staff, June 28, 2016 The very people President Barack Obama and then-Secretary of State Hillary Clinton sought to defeat in Libya ended up being the only ones who came to the rescue of Americans under attack on Sept. 11, 2012 in Benghazi. Americans, who came under lethal mortar attack from terrorists, were rescued […]

ISIL rallies with advances in Syria, Iraq and Libya

ISIL rallies with advances in Syria, Iraq and Libya

by WorldTribune Staff, June 24, 2016 After suffering losses in Syria, Iraq and Libya, Islamic State of Iraq and Levant (ISIL) has launched counteroffensives that have pushed back government and U.S.-backed forces in all three countries. In Syria, ISIL jihadists dealt an embarrassing setback to the government army near the terror group’s de facto capital […]

Obama claims ISIL ‘contained’, but CIA reports ‘six functioning armies’ in Mideast, Africa

Obama claims ISIL ‘contained’, but  CIA reports ‘six functioning armies’ in Mideast, Africa

by WorldTribune Staff, June 23, 2016 Islamic State of Iraq and Levant (ISIL) is expanding in Africa and the Middle East, according to the U.S. Congress and the CIA, a direct contradiction of President Barack Obama’s claim that the terror organization has been “contained.” ISIL “has created at least six functioning armies” in Libya, Egypt, […]

AFRICOM nominee: ISIL threat grows in Libya as Obama blocks airstrikes

AFRICOM nominee: ISIL threat grows in Libya as Obama blocks airstrikes

by WorldTribune Staff, June 22, 2016 The United States has developed solid intel on Islamic State of Iraq and Levant (ISIL) targets in Libya but has not taken action as airstrikes require presidential approval, which President Barack Obama has not given, the general nominated to lead U.S. Africa Command (AFRICOM) said. “There are targets being […]

U.S. diplomats condemn own government’s stance on Syria

U.S. diplomats condemn own government’s stance on Syria

Special to WorldTribune.com By Norman Bailey An historically significant event has just taken place which has been largely ignored by what the “Wall Street Journal” called the “obsequious” media: 51 active-duty U.S. diplomats issued what is called a “dissent channel memorandum” denouncing the policies of the Obama administration towards the Syrian conflict. The original dissent […]

Out of control: Post-Gadhafi Libya goes from murderous chaos to worse

Out of control: Post-Gadhafi Libya goes from murderous chaos to worse

Special to WorldTribune.com By John J. Metzler UNITED NATIONS — In a country awash with automatic weapons, overwhelmed by warring militias, and lacking an effective central government, there’s little wonder why global terrorist groups such as Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) have found fertile ground for expansion. In the aftermath of the […]

Libyan forces fight off ISIL counter-attack in Sirte

Libyan forces fight off ISIL counter-attack in Sirte

by WorldTribune Staff, June 15, 2016 Islamic State of Iraq and Levant (ISIL) launched a counter-attack aimed at regaining ground lost in its Libyan stronghold but was repelled by forces aligned with the country’s unity government. ISIL on June 13 unleashed tank, mortar and sniper fire on positions west of the city controlled by a […]

Libyan forces seize Sirte port from ISIL as terror group under siege in city center

Libyan forces seize Sirte port from ISIL as terror group under siege in city center

by WorldTribune Staff, June 12, 2016 Militiamen allied with Libya’s UN-backed unity government captured the port of Sirte on June 11 as Islamic State of Iraq and Levant (ISIL) jihadists barricaded themselves in the city center in anticipation of the Libyan forces’ advance. Libyan Brig. Gen. Mohammed al-Ghasri said ISIL has fallen back to a […]

Libyan forces moving in on ISIL stronghold in Sirte

Libyan forces moving in on ISIL stronghold in Sirte

by WorldTribune Staff, June 10, 2016 Forces aligned with Libya’s unity government advanced on Islamic State of Iraq and Levant’s (ISIL’s) stronghold at Sirte on June 9 but were stopped from entering the city center by the terror group’s snipers. Brigades of fighters from the western city of Misrata succeeded in driving ISIL back along […]

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