France, Belgium warned of new attacks planned by returning wave of ISIL terrorists

France, Belgium warned of new attacks planned by returning wave of ISIL terrorists

by WorldTribune Staff, June 16, 2016 A new wave of Islamic State of Iraq and Levant (ISIL) terrorists returning from the battlefields of Syria are planning mass casualty attacks in France and Belgium, intelligence sources say. “Fighters traveling without passports left Syria about a week and a half ago in order to reach Europe by […]

Israel builds the wall — underground — to block tunnels

Israel builds the wall — underground — to block tunnels

by WorldTribune Staff, June 16, 2016 Israel is constructing a wall that will cover 60 miles of land around its border with the Gaza Strip in an effort to thwart Hamas terror tunnels. The concrete structure, at a cost of $570 million, will be built tens of meters above and below ground and will be […]

UN report charges ISIL seeks to exterminate Yazidi minority

UN report charges ISIL seeks to exterminate Yazidi minority

by WorldTribune Staff, June 16, 2016 Genocide against the Yazidi minority by Islamic State of Iraq and Levant (ISIL) is “occurring and ongoing,” the United Nations reported on June 16. “ISIS has subjected every Yazidi woman, child or man that it has captured to the most horrific of atrocities,” Paulo Pinheiro, head of the UN […]

FBI probes two trips to Saudi Arabia within a year by ISIL shooter

FBI probes two trips to Saudi Arabia within a year by ISIL shooter

by WorldTribune Staff, June 16, 2016 The FBI is investigating a pair of trips to Saudi Arabia in consecutive years taken by the Islamic terrorist who killed 49 people at the Pulse Orlando nightclub. According to a Fox News report, the Saudi Ministry of Interior confirmed that Omar Mateen twice performed the umrah Islamic pilgrimage […]

Security firm that employed Mateen was contractor for the Department of Homeland Security

Security firm that employed Mateen was contractor for the Department of Homeland Security

by WorldTribune Staff, June 15, 2016 G4S, the employer of the Muslim terrorist who killed 49 people at the Orlando Pulse nightclub, is a major contractor for the Department of Homeland Security and State Department. Daniel Gilroy, who worked with Mateen at G4S, said he made repeated formal complaints about Mateen’s aggressive behavior and alleged […]

Egypt security forces use night vision tech to kill 35 jihadists in N. Sinai

Egypt security forces use night vision tech to kill 35 jihadists in N. Sinai

by WorldTribune Staff, June 15, 2016 Using night vision technology, Egyptian security forces were able to detect and kill a group of jihadists advancing toward a North Sinai checkpoint. The Egyptian army reported killing 35 jihadists in Sheikh Zuweid on June 15. The gunmen were spotted after dawn prayer in two areas “thanks to advanced […]

China spy ship said ‘shadowing’ U.S.-Japan-India naval exercise

China spy ship said ‘shadowing’ U.S.-Japan-India naval exercise

by WorldTribune Staff, June 15, 2016 A Chinese vessel “shadowed” the USS John C. Stennis as the American aircraft carrier joined warships from Japan and India on June 14 for drills in the Western Pacific, officials said. “There is a Chinese vessel about seven to 10 miles away,” Cpt. Gregory C. Huffman, commander of the […]

Orlando survivor: Terrorist told 911 U.S. must stop bombing ISIL in Syria

Orlando survivor: Terrorist told 911 U.S. must stop bombing ISIL in Syria

by WorldTribune Staff, June 15, 2016 A survivor of the massacre at Orlando’s Pulse nightclub said he heard Muslim terrorist Omar Mateen demand the United States halt its bombing of Islamic State of Iraq and Levant (ISIL) in Syria. Mateen “called 911 and was making a statement that America needs to stop bombing ISIL in […]

Libyan forces fight off ISIL counter-attack in Sirte

Libyan forces fight off ISIL counter-attack in Sirte

by WorldTribune Staff, June 15, 2016 Islamic State of Iraq and Levant (ISIL) launched a counter-attack aimed at regaining ground lost in its Libyan stronghold but was repelled by forces aligned with the country’s unity government. ISIL on June 13 unleashed tank, mortar and sniper fire on positions west of the city controlled by a […]

Iraq military warns hundreds of ISIL jihadists are fleeing Fallujah with civilians

Iraq military warns hundreds of ISIL jihadists are fleeing Fallujah with civilians

by WorldTribune Staff, June 14, 2016 Islamic State of Iraq and Levant (ISIL) jihadists are attempting to escape Fallujah by blending in with the thousands of civilians fleeing the besieged city, Iraqi military sources say. More than 500 suspected ISIL members have been arrested trying to sneak out amid civilians since Iraqi forces launched an […]