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Obama reportedly sends yet another ‘secret message’ to Iran leaders in full court press for a deal

U.S. President Barack Obama is said to have sent several secret messages to Iranian leaders.

Special to WorldTribune.com As Iran and P5+1 powers agreed to extend nuclear negotiations by one week, indications are that a final deal is being completed, officials said. Meanwhile, Iran’s state-controlled media reported that U.S. President Barack Obama sent a “secret […]

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By: World Tribune » Top Stories | 30 Jun 2015 | 12:41 pm MST

Stern: From a moral giant to ‘groveling’ at the feet of Iran’s ayatollahs

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The following excerpts are from remarks by Sarah Stern, founder and president of the Endowment for Middle East Truth, at the organization’s annual “Rays of Light in the Darkness” dinner on June 18. From the abandoned missile defense treaty made […]

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By: World Tribune » Top Stories | 30 Jun 2015 | 12:32 pm MST

ISIL’s genocide threat against Christian Arabs in Jerusalem ignored by Palestinian Authority

PA Prime Minister Rami Hamdallah.  /Milad News Agency

Special to WorldTribune.com Palestinian Authority (PA) leaders on June 30 ignored a threat by Islamic State of Iraq and Levant (ISIL) to slaughter Arab Christians in Jerusalem. ISIL warned that “infidel Christians” had one month to leave Jerusalem or the […]

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By: World Tribune » Top Stories | 30 Jun 2015 | 12:21 pm MST

EU’S big three warns Greece against referendum ‘no’ vote

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras

Special to WorldTribune.com Germany, France and Italy on June 30 warned Greece that a “no” vote on Sunday’s referendum to accept austerity measures will result in the country’s exit from the eurozone and return to the drachma. As Greeks woke […]

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By: World Tribune » Top Stories | 30 Jun 2015 | 11:38 am MST

ISIL, Brotherhood suspected in car bomb attack that killed Egypt’s top prosecutor

Hisham Barakat (seated left), at the high court in Cairo with a group of newly appointed female judges earlier this month.  /Khaled Elfiqi/EPA

Special to WorldTribune.com Egypt’s chief prosecutor, who had handed down death sentences to hundreds of supporters of Mohammed Morsi and the Muslim Brotherhood, was killed in a car bomb attack in Cairo on June 29. Officials said Hisham Barakat, 64, […]

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By: World Tribune » Top Stories | 29 Jun 2015 | 12:21 pm MST

Rival factions expected to sign UN agreement on Libyan unity government

Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General for Libya, Bernardino Leon holds a press conference on Libya Peace Talks in Skhirat, Morocco on June 29.

Special to WorldTribune.com Libya’s two rival governments are expected to endorse a UN-brokered unity government following a meeting Sunday on neutral territory in Morocco. The North African nation, beset by chaos, instability and violence since Col. Moammar Gadhafi was overthrown […]

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By: World Tribune » Top Stories | 29 Jun 2015 | 11:57 am MST

Even liberals are beginning to panic over Obama’s nuclear sell-out to Iran

Sen. Tom Cotton of Arkansas, and former Amb. to the UN John Bolton were not the authors of the Op-Ed questioning the Iran nuclear deal.

Special to WorldTribune.com By Fred Fleitz This morning I read a Washington Post op-ed that provided an especially prescient analysis of the nuclear agreement the Obama administration is seeking with Iran. The author said in the final two paragraphs of […]

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By: World Tribune » Top Stories | 29 Jun 2015 | 11:47 am MST

Same-sex winners to Christian losers: Change your beliefs, ‘celebrate’ our happiness

The White House on the evening of June 26, 2015.

By Joe Schaeffer Now that the Supreme Court has ruled in favor of homosexual marriage as a Constitutional right, Christian opponents are left to wonder how the changed legal landscape will affect them. Statements made by same-sex marriage advocates leading […]

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By: World Tribune » Top Stories | 29 Jun 2015 | 11:11 am MST

Coming to America? ISIL executes gay men in response to Supreme Court decision

Turkish riot police use water canon on a gay rights demonstrator on June 28.  /Twitter

Special to WorldTribune.com As supporters of same-sex marriage celebrated the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision to allow gay marriage in all 50 states, a different story was unfolding in the Middle East. Islamic State of Iraq and Levant (ISIL) terrorists executed […]

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By: World Tribune » Top Stories | 28 Jun 2015 | 12:35 pm MST

Houthis fire missiles at Aden refinery; 14 killed in clashes with Saudis

Yemeni fighters of the southern separatist movement and firefighters attempt to extinguish a flame at an oil refinery in the port city of Aden on June 27.  /AFP

Special to WorldTribune.com Houthi rebels on June 27 launched missiles at a Yemeni oil refinery while 14 people were killed in clashes between the rebels and Saudi-led forces. The missiles started a huge fire at storage tanks at the Aden […]

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By: World Tribune » Top Stories | 28 Jun 2015 | 12:27 pm MST