Syrian endgame threatens new migrant surge

Syrian endgame threatens new migrant surge

Special to WorldTribune.com By John J. Metzler UNITED NATIONS — After seven years of bitter fighting, twelve million civilians displaced, and more than a half million people killed, Syria’s relentless civil war may be coming to a dramatic conclusion. The final showdown seems set for the north-western province of Idlib, a rebel stronghold, where three […]

ISIS militant cooperated with Juarez drug cartel near El Paso; Now in minimum security U.S. prison

ISIS militant cooperated with Juarez drug cartel near El Paso; Now in minimum security U.S. prison

Special to WorldTribune.com By Geostrategy-Direct The arrest of an Islamic State (ISIS) jihadist in Chicago exposed a massive narco-terrorist network linked to the El Paso, Texas area which has gotten little notice by U.S. law enforcement or media. Emad Karakrah, who had been jailed but then mysteriously released after FBI intervention, resurfaced in a minimum […]

Pentagon cancels $300 million military aid To Pakistan ahead of Pompeo visit

Pentagon cancels $300 million military aid To Pakistan ahead of Pompeo visit

Special to WorldTribune.com Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty The U.S. military says it has decided to cancel $300 million in aid to Pakistan that had been suspended due to Islamabad’s perceived lack of action against militants, raising tensions ahead of a visit by Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and the top U.S. general. President […]

‘Death threat’ to Rouhani from Qom revives speculation on Rafsanjani’s demise

‘Death threat’ to Rouhani from Qom revives speculation on Rafsanjani’s demise

Special to WorldTribune.com By Golnaz Esfandiari, Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty A perceived death threat against President Hassan Rouhani within the seminary of the holy Shi’ite city of Qom has led to controversy in Iran, with some calling it a disaster for the seminary — home to thousands of influential clerics and theology students […]

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 […]

UN report: Up to 30,000 ISIS members still in Syria, Iraq

UN report: Up to 30,000 ISIS members still in Syria, Iraq

by WorldTribune Staff, August 14, 2018 As many as 30,000 jihadists make up a “covert version” of the Islamic State (ISIS) terror organization in Syria and Iraq, according to a UN report. While a large number of ISIS fighters and commanders have been killed in battle, thousands of others and have left the immediate conflict […]

Match made in hell? Bin Laden’s son marries 9/11 hijacker’s daughter

Match made in hell? Bin Laden’s son marries 9/11 hijacker’s daughter

by WorldTribune Staff, August 7, 2018 Osama bin Laden’s son has married the daughter of the lead hijacker in the 9/11 terror attacks, a report said. Hamza bin Laden, who has assumed a senior leadership position in Al Qaida, married the daughter of Mohammed Atta, according to a report by the UK’s Guardian. Hamza is […]

Europe’s terrorism nightmare: Those required to notice explain that all is well

Europe’s terrorism nightmare: Those required to notice explain that all is well

Special to WorldTribune.com By Alexander Maistrovoy In 1983, Robert Irwin wrote a fantasy novel “The Arabian Nightmare” about a young Englishman who was dragged into a whirlwind of sinister and ridiculous events in Cairo. The Arabian nightmare he learned was like a disease or a curse. It was terrible and obscene and monotonous, yet fearful. […]

Hate: Family of ISIS members blow up selves, 3 Christian churches in Indonesia

Hate: Family of ISIS members blow up selves, 3 Christian churches in Indonesia

by WorldTribune Staff, May 14, 2018 A family of terrorists with ties to an Islamic State (ISIS) affiliate carried out bombing attacks on three Christian churches in Indonesia on May 13, killing 10 people and wounding dozens more, police said. The six terrorists, linked to the Jamaah Anshar Daulah (JAD) group, were members of one […]

Kurds said to capture Syrian-born German ISIS member tied to 9/11 attacks

Kurds said to capture Syrian-born German ISIS member tied to 9/11 attacks

by WorldTribune Staff, April 19, 2018 Kurdish security forces in northern Syria have reported the arrest of a Syrian-born German national who, before joining ISIS, was accused of recruiting some of the hijackers who carried out the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks in the United States. Mohammed Haydar Zammar was detained and “is now being […]

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