Hate: Family of ISIS members blow up selves, 3 Christian churches in Indonesia

Hate: Family of ISIS members blow up selves, 3 Christian churches in Indonesia

by WorldTribune Staff, May 14, 2018 A family of terrorists with ties to an Islamic State (ISIS) affiliate carried out bombing attacks on three Christian churches in Indonesia on May 13, killing 10 people and wounding dozens more, police said. The six terrorists, linked to the Jamaah Anshar Daulah (JAD) group, were members of one […]

Kurds said to capture Syrian-born German ISIS member tied to 9/11 attacks

Kurds said to capture Syrian-born German ISIS member tied to 9/11 attacks

by WorldTribune Staff, April 19, 2018 Kurdish security forces in northern Syria have reported the arrest of a Syrian-born German national who, before joining ISIS, was accused of recruiting some of the hijackers who carried out the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks in the United States. Mohammed Haydar Zammar was detained and “is now being […]

Getting real: The post-communist Russian threat in perspective

Getting real: The post-communist Russian threat in perspective

Special to WorldTribune.com By Alexander Maistrovoy While the West is busy hunting “Russian witches,” its sworn enemies are devouring it alive from within. In 1986, the manager of the largest state company Eurodif Georges Besse arrived at his office as per usual. When he got out of his car, he was shot at point-blank range […]

Chemical weapons use in Syria posed challenge to U.S./UN credibility

Chemical weapons use in Syria posed challenge to U.S./UN credibility

Special to WorldTribune.com By John J. Metzler UNITED NATIONS — Cold War winds swirled throughout the week at the United Nations where a series of emergency meetings brought the fifteen member Security Council into a dangerously confrontational mode in the aftermath of the Syrian regime’s alleged use of chemical weapons killing 48. Accusations, allegations, and […]

Iran calls Bolton’s appointment ‘a matter of shame’

Iran calls Bolton’s appointment ‘a matter of shame’

Special to WorldTribune.com Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty Iran has criticized U.S. President Donald Trump’s decision to appoint former UN Ambassador John Bolton as national-security adviser, with a senior official saying that it is shameful and is a sign that Washington hopes to overthrow the government in Teheran. A spokesman for Bolton dismissed such […]

‘University Of Jihad’ gets public funds even as Pakistan fights extremism

‘University Of Jihad’ gets public funds even as Pakistan fights extremism

Special to WorldTribune.com Frud Bezhan, Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty Pakistan’s so-called university of jihad is led by a man who proclaims himself “the father of the Taliban,” and counts some of the world’s most notorious terrorists among its alumni. It also receives millions of dollars in aid from the government of the restive […]

The siege in Ghouta: Between the hammer and ‘Hell on earth’

The siege in Ghouta:  Between the hammer and ‘Hell on earth’

Special to WorldTribune.com By John J. Metzler UNITED NATIONS — Artillery fire and indiscriminate air strikes pound and batter the Damascus suburb of Ghouta. Civilians, mostly children, are being killed and maimed. The Security Council wrings its hands in pleading for a humanitarian respite in a ongoing horror. And the world community politely averts its […]

Hamas teams with Iran and Hizbullah, hits Israeli forces with sophisticated IED

Hamas teams with Iran and Hizbullah, hits Israeli forces with sophisticated IED

Special to WorldTribune.com By Geostrategy-Direct In an attack that closely resembled the tactics used by Iran-backed Hizbullah, Hamas on Feb. 17 remote detonated two improvised explosive devices (IEDs) which injured four Israeli soldiers. The sophisticated attack targeted soldiers from Israel’s Golani Brigade as they were attempting to remove a flag that was affixed to the […]

Korean protests at the Olympics, then and now

Korean protests at the Olympics, then and now

Special to WorldTribune.com By Donald Kirk Mid-winter is not exactly the best time for mass demonstrations in South Korea. Protesters prefer to wait for spring, but the Winter Olympics leave them no choice. Flag-wavers are out there during the coldest ever Olympics, the rightists waving Korean and American flags, leftists and liberals those one-Korea flags, […]

U.S. support needed in Mali, a nexus for Sahel terror and people-smuggling

U.S. support needed in Mali, a nexus for Sahel terror and people-smuggling

Special to WorldTribune.com By John J. Metzler UNITED NATIONS — The landlocked West African state of Mali remains a critical crossroads for both international people smuggling and a nexus of radical Islamic terrorism in the Sahel, the vast arid region on the southern reaches of the Sahara desert. Here amid ancient caravan routes, porous borders, […]

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