ISIL’s multi-pronged terror strikes kill 89 in 3 countries

ISIL’s multi-pronged terror strikes kill 89 in 3 countries

by WorldTribune Staff, June 29, 2016 Islamic State of Iraq and Levant (ISIL), which promised to unleash mass casualty attacks during the holy month of Ramadan, is suspected of carrying out terror strikes in Turkey, Yemen and Lebanon over a two-day period that left at least 89 people dead and wounded hundreds more. Turkish officials […]

ISIL repels U.S.-backed forces threatening Iraq-Syria supply route

ISIL repels U.S.-backed forces threatening Iraq-Syria supply route

by WorldTribune Staff, June 29, 2016 Islamic State of Iraq and Levant (ISIL) jihadists have turned back an offensive by U.S.-backed Syrian rebels near a key supply route linking the terror group’s territory in Syria and Iraq. The U.S.-trained New Syrian Army (NSA), backed by U.S.-led coalition airstrikes, seized a small airbase near the Abu […]

Iraqi forces advance toward airbase near Mosul

Iraqi forces advance toward airbase near Mosul

by WorldTribune Staff, June 29, 2016 Iraqi forces are closing in on an airfield they hope to use as a staging ground for an offensive against Islamic State of Iraq and Levant (ISIL) in Mosul. The Iraqi forces are now some 45 kilometers (28 miles) from the airbase at Qayara, military officials told Reuters. Prime […]

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 […]

Report: Hizbullah now blames U.S. for assassinating architect of 1983 Marines barracks bombing

Report: Hizbullah now blames U.S. for assassinating architect of 1983 Marines barracks bombing

by WorldTribune Staff, June 27, 2016 After initially pointing the finger at Israel, Iran now says the United States was behind the assassination of notorious Hizbullah terrorist Mustafa Badreddine. Iranian leaders claim that Badreddine, who died in an explosion in Damascus on May 10, was taken out in a precision U.S. airstrike. “Radar that Iran […]

ISIL launches new attacks in eastern Afghanistan

ISIL launches new attacks in eastern Afghanistan

by WorldTribune Staff, June 27, 2016 Islamic State of Iraq and Levant (ISIL) is staging a comeback in Afghanistan just months after Kabul said the terror group had been defeated. At least a dozen Afghan security forces and civilians were killed and another 18 wounded as ISIL jihadists attacked police checkpoints in the Kot area […]

Airstrikes by Russia and Syrian regime kill 58 civilians near ISIL-held Deir Ezzor

Airstrikes by Russia and Syrian regime kill 58 civilians near ISIL-held Deir Ezzor

by WorldTribune Staff, June 26, 2016 Russian and Syrian warplanes pounded an area in eastern Syria held by Islamic State of Iraq and Levant (ISIL), killing at least 82 people, including 58 civilians, a monitoring group reported on June 26. “Three Russian and Syrian regime air raids on the region of Al-Quriyah, southeast of Deir […]

Overrum by ISIL in January 2014, Fallujah has been recaptured; Thousands still in refugee camps

Overrum by ISIL in January 2014, Fallujah has been recaptured; Thousands still in refugee camps

Special to WorldTribune.com Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty Iraqi forces say they have recaptured the last remaining district held by Islamic State of Iraq and Levant (ISIL) militants in the city of Fallujah. The general commanding the operation declared the battle over on June 26 following nearly five weeks of fighting. “We announce from […]

The Iran-Boeing deal: Business as usual with a state sponsor of terrorism

The Iran-Boeing deal: Business as usual with a state sponsor of terrorism

Special to WorldTribune.com By John J. Metzler UNITED NATIONS — It’s a deal! The Islamic Republic of Iran is set to buy 100 American made Boeing civilian airliners for a price tag near $25 billion. The sale which has been quietly in the works for some months now, can be directly linked to last Summer’s […]

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 […]

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