Time for Barack Obama to clear up a mystery: What possible benefit motivates his Iran policy?

Time for Barack Obama to clear up a mystery: What possible benefit motivates his Iran policy?

Special to WorldTribune.com By Sol W. Sanders In all the torturous puzzles of the current Mideast chaos, perhaps the greatest unknown is what the Obama Administration thinks it is accomplishing with its Iran policy. Again, in the past few days, we have had evidence that President Barack Obama is moving – this time secretly – […]

‘Cubs of the caliphate’: ISIL sacrificng child suicide bombers in new tactic

‘Cubs of the caliphate’: ISIL sacrificng child suicide bombers in new tactic

by WorldTribune Staff, August 22, 2016 Islamic State of Iraq and Levant’s (ISIL’s) newest tactic has the terror group strapping explosives vests on children, sending them to densely-populated areas or events and remotely detonating the explosives. Less than 24 hours after a boy aged 12 to 14 was used by ISIL to blow up a […]

Teen terror: Nearly half the victims of Turkey suicide attack, like bomber himself, were under 14

Teen terror: Nearly half the victims of Turkey suicide attack, like bomber himself, were under 14

by WorldTribune Staff, August 22, 2016 The child allegedly sent by Islamic State of Iraq and Levant (ISIL) to blow up a wedding party in Turkey killed at least 22 other children under the age of 14 in the Aug. 20 attack, according to Turkish authorities. The bomber, said to be 13-years-old, killed at least […]

Angry protests in Turkey after bomber kills 50 at wedding party for pro-Kurdish party member

Angry protests in Turkey after bomber kills 50 at wedding party for pro-Kurdish party member

by WorldTribune Staff, August 21, 2016 Angry mourners on Aug. 21 threw bottles at police and chanted “murderer Erdogan” at a gathering for the funerals of some of the 51 people killed in a bombing at a wedding party for a pro-Kurdish party member. The bomber detonated an explosives vest as people danced in the […]

Jerusalem resident indicted for funneling Hamas money to families of terrorists

Jerusalem resident indicted for funneling Hamas money to families of terrorists

by WorldTribune Staff, August 21, 2016 The owner of a chain of women’s clothing stores in Jeruslaem has been indicted with smuggling money from Hamas to families of terrorists in Israel. Prosecutors have charged Saif Al-Din Abed Al-Nabi, 39, a resident of Jerusalem, with smuggling and contacting a foreign agent, according to a report by […]

Turkey, once a staunch NATO ally, enters uncharted waters under strongman Erdogan

Turkey, once a staunch NATO ally, enters uncharted waters under strongman Erdogan

Special to WorldTribune.com By John J. Metzler PARIS — A vital American ally has gone geopolitically adrift in the wake of Turkey’s failed military coup, and the subsequent crackdown on all forms of domestic political dissent by the strongman ruler Recep Tayyip Erdogan. The bloody coup in which hundreds died, nonetheless served as a tragic […]

Jewish wife of formerly secular Muslim husband tells of escape from Iraq

Jewish wife of formerly secular Muslim husband tells of escape from Iraq

by WorldTribune Staff, August 18, 2016 A Jewish woman who refused to convert to radical Islam managed to escape from Iraq after her husband threatened to sell her as a slave to Islamic State of Iraq and Levant (ISIL). The woman was reunited this week with her family in the town of Patish in southern […]

Refugee allowed to enter U.S. by Obama administration died fighting for ISIL

Refugee allowed to enter U.S. by Obama administration died fighting for ISIL

by WorldTribune Staff, August 18, 2016 An Iranian who the Obama administration allowed to enter the U.S. as a certified refugee was radicalized on America’s dime and ended up dying while fighting for Islamic State of Iraq and Levant (ISIL), reports say. Adnan Fazeli, who was supported by a taxpayer-funded group to settle in the […]

ISIL jihadists fleeing Libyan stronghold could cross to Europe with migrants, Italy warns

ISIL jihadists fleeing Libyan stronghold could cross to Europe with migrants, Italy warns

by WorldTribune Staff, August 17, 2016 Islamic State of Iraq and Levant (ISIL) fighters fleeing the battlefield in Libya may try to hide among asylum-seeking migrants crossing the Mediterranean in smugglers’ boats, Italian intelligence officials warned. A sustained assault by forces loyal to Libya’s government, backed by U.S. fighter jets and drones, has driven hundreds […]

Kurdish forces liberate ISIL-held villages near Mosul

Kurdish forces liberate ISIL-held villages near Mosul

by WorldTribune Staff, August 15, 2016 Kurdish peshmerga forces took 11 villages from Islamic State of Iraq and Levant (ISIL) as they advanced on the terror group’s stronghold at Mosul. The Kurds were backed by U.S. airstrikes on Aug. 14 as they advanced from the southeast of Mosul. Iraqi troops are taking up positions to […]

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