Libyan chaos finally breaches security at vital National Oil Corporation

Libyan chaos finally breaches security at vital National Oil Corporation

by WorldTribune Staff, September 10, 2018 At least two people were killed on Sept. 10 when gunmen opened fire on the headquarters of Libya’s National Oil Corporation (NOC) in Tripoli. Two of the gunmen were also killed and at least 10 NOC staff members wounded in what Libyan officials said was the first attack of […]

Libya then and now: Benghazi ignited Americans’ distrust in their government

Libya then and now: Benghazi ignited Americans’ distrust in their government

Special to WorldTribune.com, August 1, 2018 By John McNabb In 2007 just before the November presidential election, I was serving as Chairman of an international energy contractor that had been in existence for over one hundred years and had operated in over sixty countries during that span. Some of my senior team accompanied me on […]

Who’s who: Vote tally on UN resolution slamming U.S. on Jerusalem

Who’s who: Vote tally on UN resolution slamming U.S. on Jerusalem

Special to WorldTribune , December 21, 2017 Yes: 128 No: 9 Abstain: 35 Y  AFGHANISTAN Y  DOMINICA Y  LITHUANIA SAO TOME AND PRINCIPE Y  ALBANIA A  DOMINICAN REPUBLIC Y  LUXEMBOURG Y  SAUDI ARABIA Y  ALGERIA Y  ECUADOR Y  MADAGASCAR Y  SENEGAL Y  ANDORRA Y  EGYPT A  MALAWI Y  SERBIA Y  ANGOLA EL SALVADOR Y  MALAYSIA […]

Statement by President Trump on the capture of Benghazi suspect Mustafa al-Imam

Statement by President Trump on the capture of Benghazi suspect Mustafa al-Imam

WorldTribune , October 31, 2017 Following is President Donald Trump’s statement released by the White House on Oct. 30: Yesterday, on my orders, United States forces captured Mustafa al-Imam in Libya. Because of this successful operation, al-Imam will face justice in the United States for his alleged role in the September 11, 2012 attacks in […]

U.S. to again admit refugees, but with restrictions on Iran, 10 other countries

U.S. to again admit refugees, but with restrictions on Iran, 10 other countries

Special to WorldTribune.com Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty The U.S. government announced it will start admitting refugees from most countries again after a 120-day ban, but will impose new restrictions on refugees from Iran and 10 other countries where it sees security risks. While the government allowed its temporary refugee ban to expire as […]

Report: ISIS staging a comeback in Libya

Report: ISIS staging a comeback in Libya

by WorldTribune Staff, September 13, 2017 Islamic State (ISIS) has regrouped in Libya and is now “dangerously active” in the country, a report said. ISIS is now exploiting a standoff between the UN-backed government in Tripoli and a rival administration based in Tobruk in the country’s east to stage a comeback, Bloomberg reported on Sept. […]

Six years after the West toppled Gadhafi, world still coping with a shattered Libya

Six years after the West toppled Gadhafi, world still coping with a shattered Libya

Special to WorldTribune.com By John J. Metzler UNITED NATIONS — Libya is a shattered land. Awash in weapons and explosives, riven by tribal and political rivalries, flooded by illegal migrants, and haven to lethal terrorist groups, Libya remains North Africa’s glaring tragedy, six years after an Anglo/French/American military effort toppled the Gadhafi regime. Now with […]

ISIS seen ‘regrouping’ in Libya in town near Tunisian border

ISIS seen ‘regrouping’ in Libya in town near Tunisian border

by WorldTribune Staff, August 1, 2017 The continuing chaos in Libya is enabling Islamic State (ISIL) to “regroup” and renew its recruiting efforts in the Maghreb, analysts say. Reports have said the terror organization recently moved its Libyan base to the town of Sabratha, 60 miles from the Tunisian border. “The majority of their fighting […]

Benghazi report: Obama team had real time awareness of attacks that killed Americans

Benghazi report: Obama team had real time awareness of attacks that killed Americans

by WorldTribune Staff, July 3, 2017 The White House, State Department and Pentagon were watching in real time when a mortar strike killed two Americans at the CIA’s annex in Benghazi on Sept. 11, 2012, the House Select Committee on Benghazi said last week. The terrorists’ mortar strike killed CIA contract security officers Tyrone Woods […]

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