Iraqi prime minister disinvites Turkey from operation to liberate Mosul from ISIL

Iraqi prime minister disinvites Turkey from operation to liberate Mosul from ISIL

by WorldTribune Staff, October 10, 2016 Turkey will have no role in the liberation of Mosul from Islamic State of Iraq and Levant (ISIL), Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi said. “Turkish forces will not be allowed to participate in the liberation of Mosul under any circumstances,” Abadi said during a visit to the city of Karbala […]

Activity at North Korean rocket site fuels speculation of new missile test

Activity at North Korean rocket site fuels speculation of new missile test

by WorldTribune Staff, October 10, 2016 Recent satellite images from a North Korean satellite launch facility showed the Kim Jong-Un regime may be preparing for a new long-range missile test. The images, released on Oct. 8 by the U.S.-Korea Institute at Johns Hopkins University, showed increased activity at North Korea’s Sohae Satellite Launching Station. Analysts […]

Feds coached mayor to keep town in dark on plan to resettle Syrian refugees

Feds coached mayor to keep town in dark on plan to resettle Syrian refugees

by WorldTribune Staff, October 9, 2016 The mayor of Rutland, Vermont went to great lengths to conceal a plan to resettle 100 Syrian refugees in the town after a federal contractor had warned against making the plan public, according to recently-released documents. Mayor Christopher Louras and resettlement organizations “shrouded the plan in such secrecy that […]

Who is Tim Kaine? Radical roots, financial links to Muslim Brotherhood have received no media scrutiny

Who is Tim Kaine? Radical roots, financial links to Muslim Brotherhood have received no media scrutiny

by WorldTribune Staff, October 9, 2016 The major media has had little to say about Democratic vice presidential nominee Tim Kaine’s long history of anti-American radical leftism and financial ties with the Muslim Brotherhood. “Thanks to a research memorandum prepared by Brian Burch, president of Catholic Vote, we know that Kaine has been a disciple of […]

Report: UN peacekeepers failed to protect civilians in South Sudan

Report: UN peacekeepers failed to protect civilians in South Sudan

by WorldTribune Staff, October 9, 2016 As fighting erupted in South Sudan in July, UN peacekeepers hid in their fortified bases instead of performing their assigned task of protecting civilians, a rights group reported. Some of the peacekeepers in the capital Juba abandoned their posts inside “Protection of Civilian” sites, while outside the bases, peacekeeper […]

Kerry calls for Russia, Syria war crimes investigation

Kerry calls for Russia, Syria war crimes investigation

by WorldTribune Staff, October 9, 2016 The bombing of hospitals and killing of civilians by Russia and the Syrian regime in Aleppo “beg for an appropriate investigation of war crimes,” U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said. “Russia, and the regime, owe the world more than an explanation about why they keep hitting hospitals and […]

Egypt calls U.S. security warning to tourists ‘unjustifiable’

Egypt calls U.S. security warning to tourists ‘unjustifiable’

by WorldTribune Staff, October 9, 2016 Government officials in Cairo are fuming over the “unjustifiable” decision by the U.S. to issue a travel warning for tourists visiting Egypt this weekend. The U.S. embassy warned tourists against being in public spaces in Egypt such as concert halls, movie theaters, museums, shopping malls, and sports venues. Oct. […]

Soros, in shift from U.S. campaign, targets Putin for ‘crimes against humanity’

Soros, in shift from U.S. campaign, targets Putin for ‘crimes against humanity’

by WorldTribune Staff, October 7, 2016 All geopolitics is local for billionaire George Soros who charged Russian President Vladimir Putin with “crimes against humanity” in Syria. “The world is witnessing a humanitarian catastrophe of historic proportions. It is happening in Syria. It is being perpetrated by the president of Russia, Vladimir Putin, in support of […]

Obama White House slams Israel on settlements, betrayal of trust following aid deal

Obama White House slams Israel on settlements, betrayal of trust following aid deal

by WorldTribune Staff, October 7, 2016 Israel’s plan to construct new home in the West Bank is a betrayal of the U.S.’s trust, the Obama administration suggested in a blunt statement from the White House. Press secretary Josh Earnest on Oct. 5 criticized Israel’s construction of 300 housing units on land “far closer to Jordan […]

Israeli minister: Obama administration should worry about Syria, not Shiloh

Israeli minister: Obama administration should worry about Syria, not Shiloh

by WorldTribune Staff, October 7, 2016 The “Middle East is burning” and the Obama administration is obsessing over “a few housing units” in Israel, the Israeli Justice Minister said in response to the U.S. State Department’s scolding over new settlements. On Oct. 5, the State Department released a statement saying it “strongly condemn[s] the Israeli […]