Report: Systematic persecution of Christians on the rise

Report: Systematic persecution of Christians on the rise

by WorldTribune Staff, September 24, 2019 The persecution of Christians by extremists is growing, is not random but systematic, and takes place irrespective of language, ethnicity, or location, according to a report by the Gatestone Institute. The Sept. 22 report by Ryamond Ibrahim chronicles the slaughter of and attacks on Christians in the month of […]

Global terrorism: How chaos in overlooked African Sahel could impact West

Global terrorism: How chaos in overlooked African Sahel could impact West

Special to WorldTribune.com By John J. Metzler UNITED NATIONS — Subsaharan Africa’s vast but impoverished Sahel region has been largely overlooked amidst the turmoil of Mid-East conflicts and East Asian regional instability. Yet this arid swath of five countries comprising what’s known as the Sahel, remains wracked by poverty, hunger, weak governance, and environmental degradation, […]

Narco-jihadis surpass ISIS as Islamists kill 364 in first two weeks of Ramadan

Narco-jihadis surpass ISIS as Islamists kill 364 in first two weeks of Ramadan

by WorldTribune Staff, May 22, 2019 During the first two weeks of Ramadan, the holiest month for Muslims, Islamic terrorists carried out some 75 attacks in nearly 15 countries, killing at least 364 people and injuring more than 400. “That means, on average, jihadis killed at least 25 people and injured about another 30 each […]

Unreported: Jihadists slaughtered 120 Christians in past month

Unreported: Jihadists slaughtered 120 Christians in past month

by WorldTribune Staff, March 17, 2019 In the wake of the horrific shootings at two New Zealand mosques, Christian media outlets and a UN-recognized human rights group have pointed to the lack of interest from the corporate media in the tragedy faced by black Christians in Nigeria at the hands of Fulani and Boko Haram […]

Lawmakers sound alarm on slaughter of Nigerian Christians by militants

Lawmakers sound alarm on slaughter of Nigerian Christians by militants

CELEBRATING 20 YEARS OF EXCELLENCE: Countdown: Top stories of 2018 by WorldTribune Staff, December 31, 2018 A Nigerian archbishop has joined U.S. lawmakers in calling on President Donald Trump to appoint a special envoy to respond to the slaughter of Christians in Nigeria by Islamic jihadists. Although the majority of Nigerian are Christians, the nation […]

Nigeria’s military collapsing as fight against Boko Haram fails

Nigeria’s military collapsing as fight against Boko Haram fails

Special to WorldTribune.com By GIS/Defense & Foreign Affairs Nigeria’s junior army officers and enlisted ranks fighting in the north of the country were, by early December 2018, preparing to revolt. Corruption, incompetence, and lies of political generals — up to and including President Muhammadu Buhari, a retired Army major-general — had already led to one […]

Church leaders sound alarm against ‘genocide’ in Nigeria by Muslim herdsmen

Church leaders sound alarm against ‘genocide’ in Nigeria by Muslim herdsmen

by WorldTribune Staff, August 20, 2018 More than 6,000 Nigerian Christians, mostly women and children, have been murdered by herdsmen this year, a report said. “What is happening in Plateau State and other select states in Nigeria is pure genocide and must be stopped immediately,” Christian Association of Nigeria and church denominational heads in Plateau State […]

Nigerian official: Obama didn’t provide support we needed to fight terrorism

Nigerian official: Obama didn’t provide support we needed to fight terrorism

by WorldTribune Staff, May 1, 2018 The Obama administration failed to provide the cooperation and support Nigeria needed in its fight against the brutal Boko Haram terrorist organization, a top adviser to Nigeria’s president said on April 29. Malam Garba Shehu, senior special adviser on media and publicity to President Muhammadu Buhari, said “If you […]

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 […]

Why did the U.S. have troops in Niger? Here’s why

Why did the U.S. have troops in Niger? Here’s why

by WorldTribune Staff, October 30, 2017 The United States would not have needed troops in Niger had then-Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and the Obama administration helped to cut off the terrorist threat in that country when they had the chance, a foreign policy analyst with direct knowledge of the situation wrote. “American troops are […]