Report: Qatar funding globalization curriculum in U.S. public schools

Report: Qatar funding globalization curriculum in U.S. public schools

by WorldTribune Staff, August 27, 2017 Qatar, which has been accused of funding terrorist organizations, is pumping millions of dollars into U.S. elementary, middle and high schools for the purpose of globalization instruction, a report said. The Qatar Foundation over the past eight years has given $30.6 million to several dozen schools from New York […]

Poll: Millennials like Donald Trump in Mideast, Poland

Poll: Millennials like Donald Trump in Mideast, Poland

by WorldTribune Staff, August 25, 2017 Who says “the kids” don’t like President Donald Trump? Large numbers of millennials in the United States are rumored to be bunkered in their parents’ basements against the reality of a Trump Administration, but the American President has solid support among millennials in some European and Mideast nations, a […]

Hamas asks Algeria to accept its leaders ousted by Qatar

Hamas asks Algeria to accept its leaders ousted by Qatar

by WorldTribune Staff, July 18, 2017 Hamas has approached Algeria about the possibility of replacing Qatar as the headquarters for the terror organization’s officials abroad, a report said. After Qatari authorities, saying they were driven by “external pressures,” decided to expel several Hamas members, the terror organization asked Algeria to take in some of its […]

Tillerson’s stealth diplomacy in Qatar, host to largest U.S. overseas air base

Tillerson’s stealth diplomacy in Qatar, host to largest U.S. overseas air base

Special to WorldTribune.com By Donald Kirk WASHINGTON ― We hear so often about tight U.S. relations with Saudi Arabia that we forget the Saudis kicked out the last U.S. troops in the early 2000’s. Seems they regarded the U.S. presence as an affront to Islam more than a decade after U.S. forces drove Saddam Hussein’s […]

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 […]

Arab states give Qatar deadline and list of demands: Shutter Al Jazeera …

Arab states give Qatar deadline and list of demands: Shutter Al Jazeera …

by WorldTribune Staff, June 23, 2017 Four Arab states which have cut diplomatic ties with Qatar have delivered a list of demands the Gulf state must comply with in order to end the current crisis. The demands from Saudi Arabia, Egypt, the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain delivered to Qatar include shutting down Al Jazeera […]

Rights group hits Gulf states’ ban on powerful Qatar media, including Al Jazeera

Rights group hits Gulf states’ ban on powerful Qatar media, including Al Jazeera

by WorldTribune Staff, June 14, 2017 Arab states that have severed diplomatic ties with Qatar went too far when they blocked Qatari media outlets, a human rights group said. Human Rights Watch said that Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates blocked Qatari media outlets, including Al Jazeera, while Egypt blocked 62 websites favorable to […]

Arab states split with Qatar citing its ties with Iran, terrorism

Arab states split with Qatar citing its ties with Iran, terrorism

by WorldTribune Staff, June 5, 2017 Four Sunni Arab states have severed ties with Qatar over its close ties with Iran and terrorism. Saudi Arabia, Egypt, the United Arab Emirates, and Bahrain on June 5 announced they would break diplomatic ties with Qatar, Arutz Sheva reported. Saudi Arabia accused Qatar of supporting “multiple terrorist and […]

Qatar warns blockade of Gaza could spur ISIL recruitment

Qatar warns blockade of Gaza could spur ISIL recruitment

by WorldTribune Staff, November 28, 2016 Israel’s naval blockade and internal tension between Palestinian factions could make the Gaza Strip an easy “launching pad” for recruiters from Islamic State of Iraq and Levant (ISIL), a Qatari official said. Foreign minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman al-Thani said in an interview in Doha on Nov. 27 that […]

Qatar court convicts, deports Dutch woman who was raped

Qatar court convicts, deports Dutch woman who was raped

by WorldTribune Staff, June 14, 2016 A Dutch woman who told Qatari police she was raped has been convicted and deported for having sex outside marriage. The 22-year-old received a suspended sentence and was fined $824. Court officials said the woman would be deported once the fine was paid. According to a BBC report, the […]

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