London’s Khan counsels calm after knife attack kills American; 1-month death toll from 141 Islamic terror attacks worldwide reaches 1,165

London’s Khan counsels calm after knife attack kills American; 1-month death toll from 141 Islamic terror attacks worldwide reaches 1,165

by WorldTribune Staff, August 4, 2016 Mayor Sadiq Khan said Londoners should remain “calm and vigilant” following a knife attack on Aug. 3 in a popular tourist area that killed one and injured five. Meanwhile, the website TheReligionofPeace.com has released an updated list of Islamist terror attacks carried out in the last 30 days. “During […]

British jets strike Saddam Hussein’s palace used by ISIL as training center

British jets strike Saddam Hussein’s palace used by ISIL as training center

by WorldTribune Staff, August 4, 2016 A pair of British Royal Air Force (RAF) Tornados were part of a multinational squadron that bombed the former palace of Saddam Hussein on Aug. 1, the UK Ministry of Defense said. The Tornados were armed with 2,000-pound Paveway bombs, the RAF’s largest, in the attack on the palace, […]

Hamas member charged in Israel with diverting World Vision charity funds for military operations

Hamas member charged in Israel with diverting World Vision charity funds for military operations

by WorldTribune Staff, August 4, 2016 The director of a Christian charity in the Gaza Strip has been arrested and charged with funneling millions in donations meant to ease suffering in Gaza to Hamas for military operations. Israeli investigators arrested Mohammed El-Halabi, a Hamas operative who they say infiltrated the charity World Vision and rose […]

Supreme Court rules Virginia school can block transgender teen from using boys’ bathroom

Supreme Court rules Virginia school can block transgender teen from using boys’ bathroom

by WorldTribune Staff, August 4, 2016 The U.S. Supreme Court on Aug. 3 ruled that a Virginia school board can block a transgender teen from using the boys bathroom when the school year starts in September. The high court, in a 5-3 decision, put on hold a lower court ruling that ordered the Gloucester County […]

Hizbullah leader backs Syria campaign, warns ISIL will increase attacks in Europe

Hizbullah leader backs Syria campaign, warns ISIL will increase attacks in Europe

by WorldTribune Staff, August 4, 2016 Hizbullah will stand by Syrian President Bashar Assad “until the end,” Hizbullah’s deputy leader said, adding that he expects Islamic State of Iraq and Levant (ISIL) will increase the number of attacks in Europe and beyond. Sheikh Naim Qassem, who is the deputy of Hassan Nasrallah, said on Aug. […]

Turkish lawyer files criminal conspiracy complaint against top U.S. military leaders

Turkish lawyer files criminal conspiracy complaint against top U.S. military leaders

by WorldTribune Staff, August 3, 2016 A Turkish lawyer has accused top U.S. military officials of conspiring with Turkish coup plotters at Incirlik air base. The lawyer on Aug. 2 filed a criminal complaint against Gen. Joseph Dunford, the chairman of the U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff; Gen. Joseph Votel, the top U.S. commander for […]

Israeli ‘smart fence’ firm says business is booming; Trump’s wall? No problem

Israeli ‘smart fence’ firm says business is booming; Trump’s wall? No problem

by WorldTribune Staff, August 3, 2016 GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump has vowed that a wall will be put up at the U.S. southern border and that Mexico will pay for it. And, now, an Israeli firm says it will build Trump’s wall. Magal Security Systems Ltd. said it is ready, willing and able to […]

Trump, N.C. conservatives call voter ID ruling a green light for voter fraud

Trump, N.C. conservatives call voter ID ruling a green light for voter fraud

by WorldTribune Staff, August 3, 2016 A federal court’s ruling that struck down North Carolina’s voter ID law could lead to massive voter fraud in November, GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump said. In striking down the 2013 North Carolina law, a panel of three Democratic-appointed judges on the U.S. 4th Circuit Court of Appeals said […]

Report: White House shipped $400 million in unmarked plane to Iran on day American hostages left

Report: White House shipped $400 million in unmarked plane to Iran on day American hostages left

by WorldTribune Staff, August 3, 2016 The Obama administration airlifted $400 million in cash to Iran just as the Islamic republic was freeing four American hostages, a report said. Wooden pallets stacked with Euros, Swiss francs and other foreign currencies were transported to Iran on an unmarked cargo plane, the Wall Street Journal reported on Aug. 2, […]

Germany warns Erdogan: Europe ‘will not be blackmailed’

Germany warns Erdogan: Europe ‘will not be blackmailed’

by WorldTribune Staff, August 3, 2016 Germany’s vice chancellor said the EU “will not be blackmailed” after Turkey threatened to walk away from its agreement to reduce the flow of migrants into Europe. Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said Ankara would bail on the agreement if it does not receive visa-free travel for Turks in […]