U.S. commander: Naval provocations show nuke deal did not change Iran’s behavior

U.S. commander: Naval provocations show nuke deal did not change Iran’s behavior

by WorldTribune Staff, August 31, 2016 Iran’s use of fast-attack boats to harass U.S. vessels in the Persian Gulf shows the Islamic Republic has not changed its behavior since last summer’s nuclear agreement, according to the commander of U.S. Central Command. “We haven’t seen a significant change in their behavior, just as we’ve kind of […]

Anti-Trump student – a Muslim refugee and LGBT activist – plans to sue her university after Secret Service visit

Anti-Trump student – a Muslim refugee and LGBT activist – plans to sue her university after Secret Service visit

by WorldTribune Staff, August 31, 2016 A Sudanese refugee and LGBT activist at the University of North Carolina-Wilmington plans to sue the college after the Secret Service paid her a visit regarding a Facebook post in which she wrote: “Expect to see me at the Trump rally … Y’all are not prepared for what I’m […]

Biggest scandal? Media giants that donated to Clinton Foundation ignore AP exclusive

Biggest scandal? Media giants that donated to Clinton Foundation ignore AP exclusive

by WorldTribune Staff, August 30, 2016 Hillary Clinton supporters in the major media have reported selected scandal stories about the Democratic presidential candidate regarded as partisan attacks. But when the Associated Press released a blockbuster story concluding that more than half of the people Clinton met with as secretary of state gave donations to the […]

As globalists struggle with world’s anti-global mood, China goes all out to host flawless G-20

As globalists struggle with world’s anti-global mood, China goes all out to host flawless G-20

by WorldTribune Staff, August 30, 2016 Brexit and the rise of Donald Trump have signaled that anti-globalism sentiment is spreading amid weak economic recovery worldwide. Seconding this emotion are the long-suffering people of China who are being made to make new sacrifices as China prepares to host the G-20 Summit in early September. “For China, […]

Pentagon pleads for halt to fighting between Turkey, U.S.-backed Kurdish forces

Pentagon pleads for halt to fighting between Turkey, U.S.-backed Kurdish forces

by WorldTribune Staff, August 30, 2016 The Pentagon on Aug. 29 called on “all actors” in clashes in Syria between Turkey and forces fighting for the U.S.-backed Kurdish-led alliance to “stand down immediately.” Pentagon spokesman Peter Cook condemned the fighting south of the Syrian town of Jarabulus, saying “we want to make clear that we […]

Hillary Clinton wants Snowden jailed, but orders staff to use app he endorsed

Hillary Clinton wants Snowden jailed, but orders staff to use app he endorsed

by WorldTribune Staff, August 30, 2016 Hillary Clinton said Edward Snowden should be “facing the music” for revealing NSA secrets, but her campaign has no problem with using a “Snowden-approved” encrypted messaging app, a report said. An individual close to the DNC and the Clinton campaign said that, following the release of hacked DNC emails, […]

FBI warns states of foreign efforts to hack election databases

FBI warns states of foreign efforts to hack election databases

by WorldTribune Staff, August 29, 2016 The FBI’s Cyber Division has issued a “flash” alert warning state officials that foreign hackers may be targeting their election databases. The FBI said in the alert it has “uncovered evidence that foreign hackers penetrated two state election databases in recent weeks,” according to federal and state law enforcement […]

Chinese weapons being supplied to both sides of Sudan-South Sudan conflict

Chinese weapons being supplied to both sides of Sudan-South Sudan conflict

by WorldTribune Staff, August 29, 2016 Weapons sold by China to its ally Sudan have ended up being used by fighters on both sides of the Sudan-South Sudan conflict, a research group said. The weapons are said to have been funneled to rebels in South Sudan. Two Chinese peacekeepers were recently killed when a shell […]

Female circumcision is now a felony in Egypt

Female circumcision is now a felony in Egypt

by WorldTribune Staff, August 29, 2016 Egypt’s government has approved a draft law making female circumcision a felony offense. The law, drafted on Aug. 28, calls for punishing anyone involved in female circumcision, better known as female genital mutilation (FGM), by five to seven years in prison instead of the current penalty of a maximum […]

Iran arrests member of nuclear negotiation team charged as ‘spy’

Iran arrests member of nuclear negotiation team charged as ‘spy’

by WorldTribune Staff, August 29, 2016 A member of Iran’s team that negotiated last summer’s nuclear deal with world powers has been arrested on suspicion of spying. At an Aug. 28 new conference, judiciary spokesman Gholamhossein Mohseni Ejei called the individual a “spy who had infiltrated the nuclear team.” Ejei said the suspect was released […]