Trump approves arms to Syrian Kurds despite Turkey’s objection

Trump approves arms to Syrian Kurds despite Turkey’s objection

by WorldTribune Staff, May 10, 2017 U.S. President Donald Trump has given the Pentagon the go-ahead to arm Syrian Kurdish fighters in the fight to drive Islamic State (ISIS) from its stronghold at Raqqa. The green light was given just one week before Turkey’s president will visit the White House. Pentagon spokeswoman Dana White said […]

Surging Kurds see advance in Syria a win for all sides; Turkey is the exception

Surging Kurds see advance in Syria a win for all sides; Turkey is the exception

by WorldTribune Staff, May 8, 2017 Syria’s Kurds, the fighting force that was key in turning the tide against Islamic State (ISIS), are looking to redraw northern Syria to link their autonomous Rojava region with the Mediterranean Sea. Kurds make up the majority of the Syria Democratic Forces (SDF) that is closing in on ISIS’s […]

Sinai Bedouin are now aligning with Egypt against ISIS

Sinai Bedouin are now aligning with Egypt against ISIS

by WorldTribune Staff, May 5, 2017 Fed up with continued clashes with the Islamic State (ISIS) affiliate in Sinai, Bedouins are now offering assistance to an Egyptian government with which they often refused to cooperate in the past. According to an April 29 report in Al-Arabi Al-Jadeed, ISIS affiliate Sinai Province over the past three years […]

‘More difficult than death’: No prosecutions against ISIS for war crimes against women and children

‘More difficult than death’: No prosecutions against ISIS for war crimes against women and children

by WorldTribune Staff, May 2, 2017 Despite the “unimaginable” brutality the Yazidi Christian community is enduring at the hands of Islamic State (ISIS), not one of the terror group’s jihadists has been prosecuted for war crimes, human rights groups say. In the past couple of years, ISIS has executed and enslaved thousands of Yazidis in […]

Rampaging wild boars kill 3 ISIS jihadists in Iraq

Rampaging wild boars kill 3 ISIS jihadists in Iraq

by WorldTribune Staff, April 26, 2017 A group of rampaging wild boars attacked Islamic State (ISIS) jihadists who were planning to ambush anti-ISIS Iraqi tribesmen. The boars killed three terrorists, according to reports. The incident occurred on April 23 near farmland in the al-Rashad region, an ISIS-controlled pocket 53 kilometers (33 miles) south of Kirkuk, […]

Lowlife alliance: Terror groups ISIS and Al Qaida said to be talking teamwork

Lowlife alliance: Terror groups ISIS and Al Qaida said to be talking teamwork

by WorldTribune Staff, April 19, 2017 The terror chiefs who head the Islamic State (ISIS) and Al Qaida networks are holding discussions on the possibility of forming an alliance, Iraq’s vice president said. “There are discussions and dialogue between messengers representing [ISIS leader Abu Bakr] al-Baghdadi and representing [Al Qaida leader Ayman] Zawahiri,” Ayad Allawi […]

Iraqi Christians celebrate Easter in town near Mosul for first time since 2014

Iraqi Christians celebrate Easter in town near Mosul for first time since 2014

by WorldTribune Staff, April 16, 2017 Christians in the town of Tel Esqof celebrated Easter on April 16 for the first time since Islamic State (ISIS) leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi declared the terror group’s “caliphate” from a mosque in the Iraqi city of Mosul in 2014. “God willing, the celebration of the resurrection of Christ […]

Fifty shades of green: Today Islam, earlier Stalin, later a new Genghis Khan

Fifty shades of green: Today Islam, earlier Stalin, later a new Genghis Khan

Special to WorldTribune.com By Alexander Maistrovoy “Progressive man” refuses to recognize the crimes of Islam, not because he is naive, fine-tempered or tolerant. He does it because, unconsciously or subconsciously, he has already accepted Islam as a religion of salvation. Just as he accepted Stalinism, Hitlerism, Maoism and the “Khmer Rouge” before it… Joseph de […]

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