Egypt airstrikes in Sinai kill 19 ISIS jihadists, including top leaders

Egypt airstrikes in Sinai kill 19 ISIS jihadists, including top leaders

by WorldTribune Staff, April 21, 2017 Three leaders of the Islamic State (ISIS) affiliate in Egypt were among 19 jihadists killed in airstrikes in north Sinai, Egypt’s military said on April 20. The military said the airstrikes were directed at jihadists of Ansar Bayt al-Maqdis, which pledged allegiance to ISIS in 2014 and adopted the […]

French economist who predicted Trump win is betting on Le Pen

French economist who predicted Trump win is betting on Le Pen

by WorldTribune Staff, April 21, 2017 The Hong Kong-based economist who was one of the very few to publicly predict Donald Trump’s election victory is betting on Marine Le Pen winning in France. Charles Gave, founder of asset-allocation consultancy GaveKal Research, told Bloomberg the markets are underpricing Le Pen’s chances and not considering backlash in […]

‘Brennan of Arabia’: Emerging truth on the Russia-Trump narrative stranger than fiction

‘Brennan of Arabia’: Emerging truth on the Russia-Trump narrative stranger than fiction

by WorldTribune Staff, April 20, 2017 Intent on keeping his job in a Hillary Clinton administration, former CIA Director John Brennan ‘colluded’ with foreign spies in an effort to bring down Donald Trump’s candidacy, according to a report by American Spectator. The deployment of unverified reports which have never been confirmed led the FBI to […]

Witch hunt: Hillary hell-bent to find who leaked to authors of ‘Shattered’

Witch hunt: Hillary hell-bent to find who leaked to authors of ‘Shattered’

by WorldTribune Staff, April 20, 2017 Forget the Russians. Hillary Clinton’s team is fixated on finding the members of her own inner circle who leaked to the authors of a new book which paints the former secretary of state’s 2016 campaign as woefully inept. “There is a witch hunt under way among Clinton’s presidential campaign […]

Tillerson: Iran deal failed in key denuclearization objective

Tillerson: Iran deal failed in key denuclearization objective

by WorldTribune Staff, April 20, 2017 “Buying off” Iran with a flawed nuclear deal was not “a prudent way” to be deal with the Islamic Republic, U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said. The deal pushed by former President Barack Obama “fails to achieve the objective of a non-nuclear Iran,” and only delays it becoming […]

How Iceland solved its teens’ substance abuse problem

How Iceland solved its teens’ substance abuse problem

by WorldTribune Staff, April 20, 2017 In the early 1990s, drug and alcohol abuse were skyrocketing among Iceland’s teenagers. “You couldn’t walk the streets in downtown Reykjavik on a Friday night because it felt unsafe,” said Reykjavik University psychology professor Harvey Milkman. “There were hordes of teenagers getting in-your-face drunk.” Today, “Iceland tops the European […]

Israel: Syria has retained up to 3 tons of chemical weapons

Israel: Syria has retained up to 3 tons of chemical weapons

by WorldTribune Staff, April 20, 2017 The Bashar Assad regime in Syria continues to possess up to 3 tons of chemical weapons, the Israeli military said. The Israeli military estimates Assad has “between one and three tons” of chemical weapons. The estimate marked the first specific intelligence assessment of Syria’s military and weapons capabilities since […]

Mattis concerned as Russia opens first of five Arctic military bases

Mattis concerned as Russia opens first of five Arctic military bases

by WorldTribune Staff, April 19, 2017 Russia has unveiled a 14,000-square-meter (151,000-square-foot) permanent military base in the Arctic, which President Vladimir Putin sees as a key strategic region. The Arctic Trefoil, the second Putin-era base in the Arctic, was built on a huge ice-covered archipelago called Franz Josef Land. The first base to be completed […]

Buchanan the political prophet of our time: ‘My ‘ideas’ made it, but I did not’

Buchanan the political prophet of our time: ‘My ‘ideas’ made it, but I did not’

by WorldTribune Staff, April 23, 2017 It was 25 years before Donald Trump announced his candidacy for president that Patrick Buchanan vowed to “Make America First Again”. Declaring his candidacy for the presidency at a 1991 rally in Concord, New Hampshire, Buchanan railed against “globalist” President George H. W. Bush and the “bureaucrats in Brussels” […]

Report: Coverage of President Trump’s early weeks has been 89 percent negative

Report: Coverage of President Trump’s early weeks has been 89 percent negative

by WorldTribune Staff, April 19, 2017 American broadcast networks’ coverage of President Donald Trump has been 89 percent negative as the new president’s efforts to grow the job market and fight terrorism are largely ignored in favor of controversies such as Trump’s alleged collusion with Russia during the campaign, a report said. Trump has received […]