Behind Saudi prince’s U.S. visit: Reports of royal health crises back home

Behind Saudi prince’s U.S. visit: Reports of royal health crises back home

by WorldTribune Staff, June 26, 2016 Saudi Arabia may havae sent its 30-year-old deputy crown prince to visit the United States due to the deteriorating health of King Salman and amid rumors that Prince Mohammed bin Nayef is ailing as well. Deputy Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman met with U.S. President Barack Obama on June […]

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 […]

Brexit and the globalists: EU’s business model worked: Its power grab backfired

Brexit and the globalists: EU’s business model worked: Its power grab backfired

Special to WorldTribune.com by Dr. Jack Caravelli, Geostrategy-Direct Voters in the United Kingdom have chosen to leave the European Union by a 52-48 percent margin, making Great Britain the first nation to leave the EU. The turnout was large with over 70 percent of eligible voters going to the polls.  The process of doing so […]

Report: Prostitution booming in Iran as men sell wives ‘to make ends meet’

Report: Prostitution booming in Iran as men sell wives ‘to make ends meet’

by WorldTribune Staff, June 24, 2016 Iran’s government is turning a blind eye as prostitution and sex trafficking in the Islamic Republic skyrockets, a report said. In the past year, 32 brothels were discovered in various locations around Teheran, with most women going into prostitution due to extreme poverty, according to a report by Moj […]

Saudis end their war against U.S. frackers

Saudis end their war against U.S. frackers

by WorldTribune Staff, June 24, 2016 Saudi Arabia has declared its war on U.S. shale (frackers) is over. Now the question is:  Who won? Saudi Energy Minister Khalid Al-Falih said that since the worldwide oil glut has vanished, Saudi’s strategy of flooding the global market to try to put American drillers out of business is […]

Urgent agenda item for Shanghai group summit: ‘Armed extremists’ in Afghanistan

Urgent agenda item for Shanghai group summit: ‘Armed extremists’ in Afghanistan

Special to WorldTribune.com Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty Russia says the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) will discuss a “very tense situation” in Afghanistan when the grouping holds its summit in Uzbekistan this week. Kremlin aide Yury Ushakov said on June 22 that an estimated 60,000 “armed extremists” were fighting in Afghanistan, including 10,000 under […]

Obama claims ISIL ‘contained’, but CIA reports ‘six functioning armies’ in Mideast, Africa

Obama claims ISIL ‘contained’, but  CIA reports ‘six functioning armies’ in Mideast, Africa

by WorldTribune Staff, June 23, 2016 Islamic State of Iraq and Levant (ISIL) is expanding in Africa and the Middle East, according to the U.S. Congress and the CIA, a direct contradiction of President Barack Obama’s claim that the terror organization has been “contained.” ISIL “has created at least six functioning armies” in Libya, Egypt, […]

Against all odds: Syria soccer team advances in FIFA World Cup qualifying

Against all odds: Syria soccer team advances in FIFA World Cup qualifying

by WorldTribune Staff, June 23, 2016 Syria’s national soccer team, known as the Qasioun Eagles, has defied the odds to advance to the third round of qualifying for the 2018 FIFA World Cup. With their country devastated by civil war and widespread humanitarian crises, the Qasioun Eagles won six games in the second round of […]

Tunisia’s Jewish community eyes mass exodus amid security, tourism woes

Tunisia’s Jewish community eyes mass exodus amid security, tourism woes

by WorldTribune Staff, June 23, 2016 Tunisia’s sole Jewish community is one of the last remaining Jewish societies in the Arab world. But as the security situation worsens and the vital tourism industry struggles, the Jews of Djerba are considering moving en masse to Israel. Three major terrorist attacks since the beginning of 2015 have […]

Survivors tell of stressful escape from a battle for Fallujah that is far from over

Survivors tell of stressful escape from a battle for Fallujah that is far from over

by WorldTribune Staff, June 22, 2016 While the battle for Fallujah, which Iraq had prematurely declared liberated, continues, survivors are telling harrowing stories of their escape from the brutal rule of Islamic State of Iraq and Levant (ISIL). Food supplies in Fallujah were low for months, with the city besieged by security forces and bombarded […]

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