As N. Korea threatens nuclear attacks, U.S. calls on China ‘to take additional steps’

As N. Korea threatens nuclear attacks, U.S. calls on China ‘to take additional steps’

by WorldTribune Staff, April 11, 2017 As North Korea warned it has its “nuclear sight focused” on the United States, the Trump administration said it has called on China “to take additional steps” to rein in the Kim Jong-Un regime. President Donald Trump tweeted on April 11: “I explained to the President of China that […]

Tax cheat: IRS releases a few of the 7,000 documents it has withheld since 2013

Tax cheat: IRS releases a few of the 7,000 documents it has withheld since 2013

by WorldTribune Staff, April 11, 2017 IRS officials admitted the agency used “inappropriate political labels” in screening tax-exempt applications of Tea Party and other conservative groups, newly released documents show. Also among 695 pages of new documents obtained by Judicial Watch in a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit were records indicating the IRS was intent […]

Report: McMaster consolidates power on Trump’s National Security Council

Report: McMaster consolidates power on Trump’s National Security Council

by WorldTribune Staff, April 11, 2017 National Security Advisor H.R. McMaster continues to reform the National Security Council (NSC) after taking the reins from Mike Flynn, who was ousted in February. The latest move saw deputy National Security Advisor K.T. McFarland being asked to step down and came shortly after White House chief strategist Steve […]

Hamas blames Israel for assassination; Terrorist killed by gun with silencer

Hamas blames Israel for assassination; Terrorist killed by gun with silencer

by WorldTribune Staff, April 11, 2017 Hamas has blamed Israel for the assassination of one of its top terror operatives. Mazan Faqha was shot and killed on March 24 near his home in Gaza. The shooter used a silencer, and fired four bullets, killing Faqha on the spot, Arutz Sheva reported. Following Faqha’s death, Hamas released […]

Next oil price war: Saudi Arabia vs Russia

Next oil price war: Saudi Arabia vs Russia

by WorldTribune Staff, April 11, 2017 With the second shale boom creating lower demand for its oil in the U.S., and new players entering the Asian market, Saudi Arabia is seen looking for a confrontation with Russia for European oil market supremacy, analysts say. Saudi is currently ranked fourth in oil supply to Europe, behind […]

Democrats to anti-war congresswoman who met with Assad: Get out

Democrats to anti-war congresswoman who met with Assad: Get out

by WorldTribune Staff, April 11, 2017 Leading Democrats expressed outrage after Rep. Tulsi Gabbard, who met with Syrian President Bashar Assad earlier this year, pressed the U.S. to prove that Syria was responsible for last week’s chemical attack. Gabbard said she has not seen enough evidence that Assad was behind the chemical attack that led […]

Iran condemns Syrian strike as ‘strategic mistake,’ calls for investigation

Iran condemns Syrian strike as ‘strategic mistake,’ calls for investigation

by WorldTribune Staff, April 10, 2017 Iran, a top ally of Syrian President Bashar Assad, has called for an investigation into U.S missile strikes on a Syrian airbase. “The Americans’ action is a strategic mistake, as they are repeating the mistakes of their predecessors,” supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said on April 9, according to […]

Art of the deal: Trump played a strong hand in trade talks with Xi

Art of the deal: Trump played a strong hand in trade talks with Xi

by WorldTribune Staff, April 10, 2017 Because China relies on the United States much more than the U.S. depends on China, President Donald Trump “holds the important cards” in the relationship and he played them skillfully in last week’s summit with Chinese President Xi Jinping, analysts say. “Xi clearly hopes that Trump can be talked […]

Report: Liberal Sweden has become a breeding ground for terrorists

Report: Liberal Sweden has become a breeding ground for terrorists

by WorldTribune Staff, April 10, 2017 In 2017 Sweden, Islamic migrants are not assimilating, women feel unsafe in Muslim-majority neighborhoods and terrorists are being bred, according to a report by the Daily Mail. The “liberal country renowned for its generosity for more than half a century to those seeking refuge from war, poverty or oppression […]

Sisi declares state of emergency in Egypt; ISIS had warned Christian population

Sisi declares state of emergency in Egypt; ISIS had warned Christian population

by WorldTribune Staff, April 10, 2017 Egypt’s president has declared a three-month state of emergency following two Islamic State (ISIS) bombings on Coptic Christian churches that killed at least 44 people. It is estimated that Christians make up about 10 to 15 percent of Egypt’s population of 80 million. “A series of steps will be […]