Nikki Haley slams UN for failing to take ‘even minimal’ steps on Iran violations

Nikki Haley slams UN for failing to take ‘even minimal’ steps on Iran violations

by WorldTribune Staff, June 30, 2017 The United Nations continues to look the other way as Iran “repeatedly and deliberately” violates sanctions imposed by the world body, U.S. Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley said on June 29. “The Security Council has failed to even take minimal steps to respond to these violations,” Haley told […]

Iraq proclaims end of ISIS and its ‘fake’ caliphate

Iraq proclaims end of ISIS and its ‘fake’ caliphate

by WorldTribune Staff, June 30, 2017 Three years to the day that Islamic State (ISIS) announced its “caliphate,” Iraq declared that the “fake” caliphate was coming to an end. Iraqi forces on June 29 took control of Mosul’s al-Nuri mosque and Al-Hadba (minaret), Iraq’s Joint Operations Command said in a statement quoted by AFP. Iraqi […]

Hamas building buffer zone along Gaza-Egypt border

Hamas building buffer zone along Gaza-Egypt border

by WorldTribune Staff, June 29, 2017 Seeking to improve strained ties with Egypt, Hamas is constructing a buffer zone along the Gaza Strip border with Egypt. Hamas’s Ministry of the Interior and the Internal Security arm of Hamas began constructing the buffer zone after recent meetings between Hamas leaders and top ranking officials within the […]

Regime change: Momentum building for new U.S. Iran policy

Regime change: Momentum building for new U.S. Iran policy

by WorldTribune Staff, June 26, 2017 Last week, Iran filed a formal protest to comments Secretary of State Rex Tillerson made earlier this month in a Senate Appropriations Committee hearing. Tillerson said the administration would support “a philosophy of regime change” for Iran. Sen. Tom Cotton, Arkansas Republican agrees saying it should become official U.S. […]

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 […]

Hillary, Clinton Foundation, deemed extra $1 million gift by Qatar not worth mentioning

Hillary, Clinton Foundation, deemed extra $1 million gift by Qatar not worth mentioning

by WorldTribune Staff, June 26, 2017 When Hillary Clinton became Secretary of State in 2009, she signed an ethics agreement promising the Clinton Foundation would notify the State Department if a new foreign government planned to donate or “increase materially” its contributions. One of the thousands of John Podesta’s emails published by WikiLeaks shows that […]

Busted: OPEC’s crisis diplomacy fails as shale oil revolution booms

Busted: OPEC’s crisis diplomacy fails as shale oil revolution booms

by WorldTribune Staff, June 26, 2017 OPEC’s oil producer club “is facing a crisis of old age,” an industry analyst said. OPEC “is falling apart internally, confounded by the world and increasingly irrelevant,” according to Julian Lee, a senior analyst at the Center for Global Energy Studies. The two main areas where OPEC has failed […]

‘Inclusive’ gay pride march excludes women with Star of David pride flag

‘Inclusive’ gay pride march excludes women with Star of David pride flag

by WorldTribune Staff, June 26, 2017 The “Dyke March” is not as “inclusive” as it claims to be. During LGBT Pride festivities in Chicago over the weekend, three women were booted from the march because their rainbow flags featured a Jewish Star of David. The Dyke March, which is separate from Chicago’s main Pride Parade, […]

Israel strikes Assad regime targets after errant mortars from Syria land in Israeli territory

Israel strikes Assad regime targets after errant mortars from Syria land in Israeli territory

by WorldTribune Staff, June 25, 2017 Israel, which has for the most part stayed out of the civil war in Syria, launched airstrikes on Assad regime targets on June 24 in response to wayward mortar shell fire in Syria that landed in Israeli territory. Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said Israeli warplanes attacked a […]

Explosion kills 153 Pakistanis gathering fuel from overturned tanker truck

Explosion kills 153 Pakistanis gathering fuel from overturned tanker truck

by WorldTribune Staff, June 25, 2017 An overturned oil tanker exploded in Pakistan, killing at least 153 people who had been trying to gather fuel that had spilled in the crash. The oil tanker overturned on a bend in a highway on the outskirts of the city of Bahawalpur, Reuters reported on June 25. About […]