NYU Palestinian group blames Israel for shootings of black men by American cops

NYU Palestinian group blames Israel for shootings of black men by American cops

by WorldTribune Staff, July 10, 2016 A pro-Palestinian student group at New York University (NYU) claimed Israel shares in the blame for the recent killings of two black men by American police officers. “The same forces behind the genocide of black people in America are behind the genocide of Palestinians,” the NYU chapter of Students […]

ISIL slaughter of Shi’ites in Baghdad continues with new blast

ISIL slaughter of Shi’ites in Baghdad continues with new blast

by WorldTribune Staff, July 8, 2016 Islamic State of Iraq and Levant (ISIL) continued its targeting of Shi’ites on July 7 with the bombing of a shrine north of Baghdad that killed at least 35 people. Another 60 were wounded in the attack on the Mausoleum of Sayid Mohammed bin Ali al-Hadi. A jihadist detonated […]

Turkey seen ready to restore relations with post-Muslim Brotherhood Egypt

Turkey seen ready to restore relations with post-Muslim Brotherhood Egypt

by WorldTribune Staff, July 8, 2016 After rebuilding ties with Israel and Russia, Turkey is now set to restore relations with Egypt. Ankara will soon send a delegation to Cairo for talks on restoring ties, according to the deputy leader of Turkey’s ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP). “God willing ties with Egypt will also […]

Germany passes ‘no means no’ law in wake of Cologne sex attacks

Germany passes ‘no means no’ law in wake of Cologne sex attacks

by WorldTribune Staff, July 8, 2016 Germany has strengthened its laws on rape in a move that was spurred by the New Year’s sex assaults in Cologne. The “no means no” law, passed unanimously no July 7 in Germany’s lower house, no longer requires that victims physically resist sexual assault in order to pursue rape […]

Palestinian state TV cartoon depicts Israelis as agents of Satan

Palestinian state TV cartoon depicts Israelis as agents of Satan

By WorldTribune Staff, July 8, 2016 A cartoon show for children broadcast on the Palestinian Authority’s official Fatah TV depicts Israelis as agents of “Satan” who spread evil throughout the world. The program explains that “Satans” are “scheming to destroy Muhammad” so they use the Jews in order to fight their battle, Palestinian Media Watch […]

FBI’s Comey confirms lies by Clinton; Interview was not recorded and not under oath

FBI’s Comey confirms lies by Clinton; Interview was not recorded and not under oath

by WorldTribune Staff, July 7, 2016 In testimony to Congress on July 7, FBI Director James Comey said that Hillary Clinton was not under oath when she was interviewed by FBI agents, but added “it’s still a crime to lie to us.” When asked if there was a transcript of the FBI’s interview with Clinton, […]

Negligence a factor in ISIL Baghdad blast as death toll rises above 250

Negligence a factor in ISIL Baghdad blast as death toll rises above 250

by WorldTribune Staff, July 7, 2016 The death toll in an Islamic State of Iraq and Levant (ISIL) bombing in Baghdad on July 3 would have been much lower had it not been for locked exits and poor safety standards, an Iraqi general said. Gen. Abdel Amir Shammari, head of Baghdad Operations, a joint force […]

Bomb attacks hit Libyan Gen. Haftar’s military force in Benghazi

Bomb attacks hit Libyan Gen. Haftar’s military force in Benghazi

by WorldTribune Staff, July 7, 2016 A car bomb killed 11 troops of Gen. Khalifa Haftar’s force in Benghazi on July 6, the third attack in the Libyan city in recent weeks. The bomb was set off as the soldiers held evening prayers on the first day of the Eid al-Fitr holiday, a military source […]

Attorneys will press ‘the Clinton deal’ for clients who mishandled classified info

Attorneys will press ‘the Clinton deal’ for clients who mishandled classified info

by WorldTribune Staff, July 7, 2016 FBI Director James Comey opened the door, and now a slew of lawyers are lining up to walk in and get “the Clinton deal” for their clients who allegedly mishandled classified information. Mark Zaid, a defense attorney for national security whistleblowers and people accused of mishandling secrets, says he […]

U.S. sanctions North Korea’s Kim Jong-Un for ‘notorious’ rights abuses

U.S. sanctions North Korea’s Kim Jong-Un for ‘notorious’ rights abuses

by WorldTribune Staff, July 7, 2016 The sanctions the United States slapped on Kim Jong-Un may ruffle the North Korean leader’s feathers a bit, but will have little effect on improving human rights in the communist country, analysts say. The U.S. on July 6 announced sanctions on Kim and 10 other individuals for “notorious abuses […]