U.S. to again admit refugees, but with restrictions on Iran, 10 other countries

U.S. to again admit refugees, but with restrictions on Iran, 10 other countries

Special to WorldTribune.com Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty The U.S. government announced it will start admitting refugees from most countries again after a 120-day ban, but will impose new restrictions on refugees from Iran and 10 other countries where it sees security risks. While the government allowed its temporary refugee ban to expire as […]

Trump issues full travel ban for North Korea, pulls Sudan from list

Trump issues full travel ban for North Korea, pulls Sudan from list

by WorldTribune Staff, September 25, 2017 U.S. President Donald Trump on Sept. 24 issued a full travel ban on nationals from North Korea. Pyongyang “does not cooperate with the United States government in any respect,” the order said. “Making America Safe is my number one priority. We will not admit those into our country we cannot […]

U.S. eyes easing sanctions on Sudan, but raises concerns over persecution of Christians

U.S. eyes easing sanctions on Sudan, but raises concerns over persecution of Christians

by WorldTribune Staff, September 3, 2017 The Trump administration on Aug. 29 raised concerns over Sudan’s persecution of religious minorities during talks aimed at easing sanctions on Khartoum which have been in place for 20 years. Mark Green, newly-appointed head of the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), held the talks with senior Sudanese officials […]

Sudan seen abandoning Muslim Brotherhood to repair relations with Egypt

Sudan seen abandoning Muslim Brotherhood to repair relations with Egypt

by WorldTribune Staff, February 16, 2017 Sudan has reportedly been expelling Muslim Brotherhood members in an effort to mend ties with Egypt. Khartoum in the past two months has expelled “tens” of Muslim Brotherhood members who sought refuge in Sudan following the ouster of Mohammed Morsi, according to a report by the London-based Al-Hayat newspaper. The […]

Trump world: What The Donald inherits

Trump world: What The Donald inherits

Special to WorldTribune.com By John J. Metzler UNITED NATIONS — Chaos, Conflict and Crisis are some of the words describing the combustible global situation the new American President Donald J. Trump inherits from his predecessor. Far from a stable world order, Donald Trump is entering a complex foreign maze in which he must decipher, decode […]

Countdown perks for ‘the devil’: Obama grants reprieve to Sudan

Countdown perks for ‘the devil’: Obama grants reprieve to Sudan

by WorldTribune Staff, January 15, 2017 Another in a series of last-minute executive orders issued by U.S. President Barack Obama is being slammed by critics as “a deal with the devil.” Obama on Jan. 13 eased a 20-year-old trade embargo on Sudan, “reversing a policy towards an Islamist regime that massacred its own people and sheltered Osama […]

Sudan reported to use chemical weapons in Darfur

Sudan reported to use chemical weapons in Darfur

by WorldTribune Staff, October 2, 2016 The Sudanese regime has disputed a report that it used chemical weapons in the Darfur region. A report by Amnesty International on Sept. 27 said that people in 32 villages in the Jebel Marra area of Darfur reported symptoms consistent with exposure to “blister agents” — a banned class […]

Chinese weapons being supplied to both sides of Sudan-South Sudan conflict

Chinese weapons being supplied to both sides of Sudan-South Sudan conflict

by WorldTribune Staff, August 29, 2016 Weapons sold by China to its ally Sudan have ended up being used by fighters on both sides of the Sudan-South Sudan conflict, a research group said. The weapons are said to have been funneled to rebels in South Sudan. Two Chinese peacekeepers were recently killed when a shell […]

Cannibalism, sexual perversions, animal abuse: The descent of Middle Eastern Islam into a primeval abyss

Cannibalism, sexual perversions, animal abuse: The descent of Middle Eastern Islam into a primeval abyss

The Islamic world of the Middle East is sinking into the gloomy and forgotten past: the Bronze Age, the world of slavery, human sacrifice, pedophilia, sexual sacred traditions, beliefs in conspiracies and now the most terrible — ritual cannibalism Special to WorldTribune.com By Alexander Maistrovoy In the 90s, when working on an article about homeless […]

Sudan denies entry visas to U.S. officials

Sudan denies entry visas to U.S. officials

Special to WorldTribune.com In a retaliatory move, Sudan has denied entry visas to United States officials. Sudan State Minister at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Kamal Ismail told reporters on May 1 that Khartoum’s embassy in Washington denied the visa applications after Washington refused visas to senior Sudanese officials, including the ministers of interior, education […]