Reports: Turkish forces killed refugees (including children) fleeing from ISIL areas of Syria

Reports: Turkish forces killed refugees (including children) fleeing from ISIL areas of Syria

by WorldTribune Staff, June 19, 2016 Turkish border guards shot and killed at least eight Syrians, including four children, who were fleeing areas controlled by Islamic State of Iraq and Levant (ISIL), reports said. The Syrians were gunned down “while trying to flee their war-torn country” on June 19, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights […]

‘Moderate’ Palestinian PM vows higher rewards, benefits for families of ‘martyrs’

‘Moderate’ Palestinian PM vows higher rewards, benefits for families of ‘martyrs’

by WorldTribune Staff, June 19, 2016 The Palestinian Authority (PA) will increase financial rewards to the families of terrorists, the PA’s “moderate” prime minister said. Speaking on June 17 in Ramallah at an iftar meal to break the Ramadan fast, Prime Minister Rami Hamdallah said the “PA and its institutions would continue to provide benefits to the […]

Pro-TrumpGay voters finding it’s ‘dangerous’ to leave Democrat plantation

Pro-TrumpGay voters finding it’s ‘dangerous’ to leave Democrat plantation

by WorldTribune Staff, June 19, 2016 Gays are finding, as other minority groups have in the past, that stepping off the Democratic plantation not only invites extreme criticism but can be downright dangerous. Several gay men told NBC OUT they have been harassed and even physically attacked for supporting Donald Trump’s presidential bid. Juan Hernandez […]

Iraqis advance on Mosul while battling ISIL remnants in Fallujah

Iraqis advance on Mosul while battling ISIL remnants in Fallujah

by WorldTribune Staff, June 19, 2016 Iraqi forces are clearing a path to Mosul from the north as they take out the last “pockets” of resistance from Islamic State of Iraq and Levant (ISIL) in Fallujah. “Our security forces control the city except for small pockets that need to be cleared within the coming hours,” […]

Boeing hit with lawsuit over Iran airliner deal

Boeing hit with lawsuit over Iran airliner deal

by WorldTribune Staff, June 19, 2016 An Israeli non-governmental organization (NGO) said it will sue Boeing if it proceeds with the sale of its airplanes to Iran. Israel Law Center (Shurat HaDin) on June 16 said it will place liens on any Boeing sales to Iran. The NGO, which represents the families of victims of […]

Obama legacy: One million green cards to migrants from Muslim-majority nations

Obama legacy: One million green cards to migrants from Muslim-majority nations

by WorldTribune Staff, June 17, 2016 The administration of President Barack Obama will have issued more than one million green cards to migrants from majority-Muslim countries by the end of the president’s tenure, according to a report. The Senate Subcommittee on Immigration and the National Interest on June 17 reported that, in the first six […]

WikiLeaks on ‘liberal war hawk’ Hillary Clinton: ‘We’ve accumulated … very strong material’

WikiLeaks on ‘liberal war hawk’ Hillary Clinton: ‘We’ve accumulated … very strong material’

by WorldTribune Staff, June 17, 2016 The founder of WikiLeaks said the next material the site releases on Hillary Clinton could lead to the indictment of the Democratic presidential nominee. “We have upcoming leaks in relation to Hillary Clinton,” Julian Assange told Britain’s ITV. “We’ve accumulated a lot of material about Hillary Clinton. We could […]

Humanitarian fury: Doctors Without Borders bans aid from EU over refugee deal with Turkey

Humanitarian fury: Doctors Without Borders bans aid from EU over refugee deal with Turkey

by WorldTribune Staff, June 17, 2016 The humanitarian group Doctors Without Borders “effective immediately” will no longer accept funding from the European Union or any of its member states. The group said in a statement released on June 17 that the move was precipitated by the EU–Turkey refugee deal and urged European nations to rethink […]

Iraqi forces re-capture center of Fallujah from ISIL

Iraqi forces re-capture center of Fallujah from ISIL

by WorldTribune Staff, June 17, 2016 Iraqi military and security forces seized the main government headquarters in Fallujah on June 17 with little resistance from Islamic State of Iraq and Levant (ISIL), top Iraqi commanders said. “The liberation of the government compound, which is the main landmark in the city, symbolizes the restoration of the […]

In Orlando aftermath, gun sales to gays and lesbians soar

In Orlando aftermath, gun sales to gays and lesbians soar

by WorldTribune Staff, June 17, 2016 Gun dealers have reported a major increase in sales to gays and lesbians since an Islamic terrorist killed 49 people in the attack on the Pulse gay nightclub in Orlando. Gun store owners and instructors say there is usually a surge in sales after a high-profile attack – but […]