ISIL seize Syrian airport used for World Food Program drops

ISIL seize Syrian airport used for World Food Program drops

by WorldTribune Staff, January 18, 2017 Islamic State of Iraq and Levant (ISIL) jihadists broke through Syrian regime defenses on Jan. 16 to seize control of an area used by the World Food Program (WFP) to deliver vital supplies to civilians. ISIL fighters surrounded the military airport near Deir Ezzor, cutting off food supplies for […]

Kerry, on leaked tape, says U.S. watched ISIL’s rise in Syria and hoped to ‘manage it’

Kerry, on leaked tape, says U.S. watched ISIL’s rise in Syria and hoped to ‘manage it’

by WorldTribune Staff, January 12, 2017 The United States’ plans to use the rise of Islamic State of Iraq and Levant (ISIL) to push President Bashar Assad to negotiate went awry when Russia came to the defense of its ally in Syria, Secretary of State John Kerry said. “The reason Russia came in is because […]

Report: Latin American intel no match for terror groups planning attacks in U.S.

Report: Latin American intel no match for terror groups planning attacks in U.S.

by WorldTribune Staff, January 10, 2017 Islamic State of Iraq and Levant (ISIL), Hizbullah and other terror organizations are operating freely in Latin America and have entered into a “marriage of convenience” with drug cartels to raise huge amounts of cash for terror attacks in the United States, Spain’s Defense Ministry reported. “Latin America represents […]

Hamas praises ‘heroic’ truck attack in Jerusalem, calls for more

Hamas praises ‘heroic’ truck attack in Jerusalem, calls for more

by WorldTribune Staff, January 9, 2017 Hamas hailed the jihadist who carried out a deadly truck attack in Jerusalem on Jan. 8 as “heroic” and called for continued terror attacks in Israel. “These attacks will continue and any attempt to stop the intifada is doomed to failure,” an official Hamas statement said. Hamas also handed […]

Security forces kill jihadist suspects during fire fight in Riyadh

Security forces kill jihadist suspects during fire fight in Riyadh

by WorldTribune Staff, January 8, 2017 Two suspected jihadists, including one who was making explosive belts, were killed by Saudi security forces on Jan. 7. The suspects were shot and killed during a police operation in the north of the capital Riyadh, the Saudi Interior Ministry said, according to AFP. Tayeh al-Saihari and Talal al-Saidi, who […]

New UN secretary general starts new job ‘without Illusions’

New UN secretary general starts new job ‘without Illusions’

Special to WorldTribune.com By John J. Metzler UNITED NATIONS — The page has been turned. And the new UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres of Portugal has assumed office with a stoically realistic vision of both the crises and opportunities facing the international community. In his first remarks to staff Guterres stated, “I think we should […]

Critics point to Erdogan’s criticism of New Year celebrations before Istanbul attack

Critics point to Erdogan’s criticism of New Year celebrations before Istanbul attack

by WorldTribune Staff, January 3, 2017 In condemning New Year’s celebrations and making it easier for jihadists to travel through the country, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and his Islamist government helped create the climate that led to the New Year’s Eve terror attack in Istanbul, secular critics of Erdogan say. Erdogan’s critics point to […]

ISIL justifies Istanbul massacre ‘for sake of Allah’s religion’

ISIL justifies Istanbul massacre ‘for sake of Allah’s religion’

by WorldTribune Staff, January 2, 2017 Islamic State of Iraq and Levant (ISIL) said one of its jihadists carried out the New Year’s Eve terror attack in Istanbul “to take revenge on Turkey, who serves the cross.” The attack at the Reina nightclub killed 39 people and wounded at least 150 others. The terrorist who […]

Greatest Hits, No. 7: Cannibalism and sexual perversions mark Middle Eastern Islam’s descent into a primeval abyss

Greatest Hits, No. 7: Cannibalism and sexual perversions mark Middle Eastern Islam’s descent 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 […]

New UN chief sets 2017 resolution for world: ‘Put peace first’

New UN chief sets 2017 resolution for world: ‘Put peace first’

Special to WorldTribune.com Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty Newly installed United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has said he wants to make 2017 a year to “put peace first.” Guterres, who replaced Ban Ki-moon on Jan. 1 as UN chief, said in a message that he will be working to resolve people trapped in wars […]

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