Trump to Muslim world: Terrorists ‘worship death’; Their souls ‘will be fully condemned’

Trump to Muslim world: Terrorists ‘worship death’; Their souls ‘will be fully condemned’

by WorldTribune Staff, May 21, 2017 In a monumental address in Saudi Arabia on May 21 U.S. President Donald Trump urged the leaders of 55 Arab and Muslim nations to “drive out” terrorists who “worship death” and not God. “Drive. Them. Out,” Trump said. “Drive them out of your places of worship. Drive them out […]

Global econ: Asia boom, minus numbers down South, anti-Trumpism slows U.S. growth

Global econ: Asia boom, minus numbers down South, anti-Trumpism slows U.S. growth

Special to WorldTribune.com By John J. Metzler UNITED NATIONS — The world economy is slowly improving with a forecast for 2.7 percent global growth, but there’s still a way to go to reach pre-recession levels. That’s part of the prognosis of the UN’s World Economic Situation midterm report for 2017 which cites stronger economic recovery […]

Saudi, Russia agree to extend oil production cuts to March 2018

Saudi, Russia agree to extend oil production cuts to March 2018

by WorldTribune Staff, May 18, 2017 Saudi Arabia and Russia on May 15 said they agreed to extend a deal to cut oil production through March 2018. Following a meeting in Beijing, Saudi Energy Minister Khalid al-Falih and his Russian counterpart Alexander Novak said: “The two ministers agreed to do whatever it takes to achieve […]

Trump, Netanyahu confirm phone call, say Russia brouhaha not discussed

Trump, Netanyahu confirm phone call, say Russia brouhaha not discussed

by WorldTribune Staff, May 17, 2017 U.S. President Donald Trump’s reported release of classified information to Russia, that may have come from Israel, was not discussed in a 20-minute phone conversation Trump had with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on May 17, a report said. “The conversation dealt with a few issues that needed to […]

No holds barred: Washington’s media-bureaucracy barrage Trump on Russia meeting

No holds barred: Washington’s media-bureaucracy barrage Trump on Russia meeting

by WorldTribune Staff, May 16, 2017 Despite admitting that it is unlikely laws were broken, or that any information was revealed that was not already known, The Washington Post and major D.C. media have gone full-throttle with multiple identical reports that President Donald Trump shared classified information with Russia’s foreign minister and ambassador. “As president, […]

More than 100 dead, thousands infected as cholera outbreak sweeps across Yemen

More than 100 dead, thousands infected as cholera outbreak sweeps across Yemen

by WorldTribune Staff, May 15, 2017 War weary Yemen is now dealing with a “serious outbreak of cholera” that has killed 115 people, the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) said on May 14, citing local health authorities. Thousands more have been infected and approximately 7.6 million people live in cholera-threatened areas, according to […]

In the Trump era, U.S. must support Iran’s people, not their rulers

In the Trump era, U.S. must support Iran’s people, not their rulers

Special to WorldTribune.com By Mansour Kashfi More than nine million Iranians have fled their homeland since the rule of chaos and execution was forced upon their country on Feb. 11, 1979 under the name of the Islamic revolution. It is without question a black mark in the record of any regime when more than 12 […]

Iraqi army pushing into last ISIS-held areas of Mosul

Iraqi army pushing into last ISIS-held areas of Mosul

by WorldTribune Staff, May 11, 2017 After recent gains in Mosul’s north, Iraqi government forces are squeezing Islamic State (ISIS) into an ever smaller area and hope to liberate the city “within days,” reports said. Iraqi Lt. Gen. Othman al-Ghanimi told the BBC he hoped ISIS would be defeated in Mosul before the Islamic holy […]

Islamic fun: Saudis plan Vegas-sized entertainment city, theme park

Islamic fun: Saudis plan Vegas-sized entertainment city, theme park

by WorldTribune Staff, May 11, 2017 Saudi Arabia said it plans to build a massive entertainment city featuring cultural and sporting venues as well as a safari park and a Six Flags theme park. The 334-square kilometer (129-square miles) city will be about the same size as Las Vegas. According to a statement released by […]

Report: 5,000 Chinese Uighurs fighting in Syria, most ‘under their own banner’

Report: 5,000 Chinese Uighurs fighting in Syria, most ‘under their own banner’

by WorldTribune Staff, May 9, 2017 Some 5,000 ethnic Uighurs from China’s western Xinjiang province are fighting in Syria, the Syrian ambassador to China said. Ambassador Imad Moustapha told Reuters on the sidelines of a business forum on May 8 that while some of the Uighurs were fighting with Islamic State (ISIS), most were fighting […]