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 […]

Hacker pleads guilty to sending ISIL the identities of U.S. military personnel

Hacker pleads guilty to sending ISIL the identities of U.S. military personnel

by WorldTribune Staff, June 16, 2016 A hacker from Kosovo who provided the personal information of more than 1,000 U.S. military personnel and federal workers to Islamic State of Iraq and Levant (ISIL) has pleaded guilty to material support of a designated terrorist organization. Ardit Ferizi, aka Th3Dir3ctorY, 20, also pleaded guilty to accessing a […]

France, Belgium warned of new attacks planned by returning wave of ISIL terrorists

France, Belgium warned of new attacks planned by returning wave of ISIL terrorists

by WorldTribune Staff, June 16, 2016 A new wave of Islamic State of Iraq and Levant (ISIL) terrorists returning from the battlefields of Syria are planning mass casualty attacks in France and Belgium, intelligence sources say. “Fighters traveling without passports left Syria about a week and a half ago in order to reach Europe by […]

Israel builds the wall — underground — to block tunnels

Israel builds the wall — underground — to block tunnels

by WorldTribune Staff, June 16, 2016 Israel is constructing a wall that will cover 60 miles of land around its border with the Gaza Strip in an effort to thwart Hamas terror tunnels. The concrete structure, at a cost of $570 million, will be built tens of meters above and below ground and will be […]