Guess who is world’s top jailer of journalists? Time’s tribute to ‘Guardians’ made no mention

Guess who is world’s top jailer of journalists? Time’s tribute  to ‘Guardians’ made no mention

by WorldTribune Staff, December 12, 2018 In naming persecuted journalists as its persons of the year for 2018, Time magazine presented an extensive analysis of the state of the free press worldwide. The name of the world’s top jailer of journalists – Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan – was not mentioned. Special honors went to […]

Soros foundation pulls out of Turkey

Soros foundation pulls out of Turkey

by WorldTribune Staff, November 27, 2018 Leftist billionaire George Soros’s Open Society Foundations announced on Nov. 26 that it would cease operations in Turkey. The foundation said “baseless claims” in the media “made it impossible” for it to carry out its work in Turkey. Last week, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan slammed Soros for allegedly […]

U.S. media relies on Turkey, world’s top jailer of journalists, for news on Khashoggi case

U.S. media relies on Turkey, world’s top jailer of journalists, for news on Khashoggi case

by WorldTribune Staff, October 19, 2018 In the absence of on-the-record information from government officials and other reliable sources, the U.S. corporate media have turned to state-aligned outlets in Turkey for information on the disappearance of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi. The Turkish government, which controls most media in the country, is routinely ranked among the […]

Pompeo dresses down ABC for reporting as fact that he heard Khashoggi tape

Pompeo dresses down ABC for reporting as fact that he heard Khashoggi tape

by WorldTribune Staff, October 19, 2018 U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo slammed ABC News on Oct. 18, denying its report that he had listened to an audio tape of missing journalist Jamal Khashoggi being murdered. ABC News, quoting a “senior Turkish official,” reported that “Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has heard an alleged audio recording of […]

Who is/was, Jamal Khashoggi? Served as intel asset for rival prince, backed Muslim Brotherhood

Who is/was, Jamal Khashoggi? Served as intel asset for rival prince, backed Muslim Brotherhood

by WorldTribune Staff, October 17, 2018 Jamal Khashoggi, who was believed to have been killed in the Saudi consulate in Istanbul, has been portrayed by the major media as a journalist and contributor to The Washington Post and a dissident who opposed the policies of Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman. But who exactly is, […]

Pastor Brunson is free but persecution of Christians continues to rise, unchecked

Pastor Brunson is free but persecution of Christians continues to rise, unchecked

Special to WorldTribune.com By Sol W. Sanders Although Andrew Brunson called on President Trump in Washington after leaving Turkey in a U.S. military plane, worldwide persecution of Christians has reached an all time high. The former Christian missionary was arrested on bogus charges over alleged links to political groups, including the banned Gulenist movement after […]

‘Protect him from those who would undermine…’: NC pastor prays for Trump, America in Oval Office

‘Protect him from those who would undermine…’: NC pastor prays for Trump, America in Oval Office

by WorldTribune Staff, October 14, 2018 U.S. President Donald Trump welcomed Andrew Brunson to the White House on Oct. 13 to following the pastor’s release from nearly two years of confinement in Turkey. Brunson, originally from Black Mountain, North Carolina, prayed for Trump and the nation in the Oval Office, asking God to provide the […]

Pastor Andrew Brunson freed by Turkey

Pastor Andrew Brunson freed by Turkey

by WorldTribune Staff, October 12, 2018 A Turkish judge on Oct. 12 ordered American pastor Andrew Brunson be released and sentenced to time served. Brunson was arrested in October 2016 and was detained for 18 months before being charged by the Turkish government with being connected to outlawed Kurdish groups and opposition cleric Fethullah Gulen, […]

Turkey charges journalist who disappeared after entering Saudi embassy was killed

Turkey charges journalist who disappeared after entering Saudi embassy was killed

by WorldTribune Staff, October 7, 2018 A team of assassins killed a prominent Saudi journalist inside Saudi Arabia’s consulate in Istanbul, Turkish police said. The journalist, Jamal Khashoggi, was last seen inside the consulate on Oct. 2. Turkish officials said Khashoggi was killed on the premises and his body was then removed. “Based on their […]

Turkey warns of ‘retaliation’ if its forces in Idlib are attacked by Syria, Iran, Russia

Turkey warns of ‘retaliation’ if its forces in Idlib are attacked by Syria, Iran, Russia

by WorldTribune Staff, September 13, 2018 Turkey warned President Bashar Assad and his allies Iran and Russia not to attack Turkish forces in Syria’s Idlib province. Turkey said it has sent troops, armored vehicles and equipment to reinforce its 12 military posts inside Idlib. “We have a military presence there and if that military presence […]

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