Grim reality: ISIS defeated but regrouping in Africa, Europe, Afghanistan

Grim reality: ISIS defeated but regrouping in Africa, Europe, Afghanistan

Special to WorldTribune.com By John J. Metzler UNITED NATIONS — Despite its territorial defeat in Syria and facing setbacks in Iraq and elsewhere throughout the Middle East, the Islamic State (ISIS or ISIL) is not yet beaten as a terrorist organization. That’s the grim but realistic assessment of the UN’s Counter-terrorism Chief Vladimir Voronkov who […]

U.S. media differ on leaked intel reports of bin Laden heir’s demise

U.S. media differ on leaked intel reports of bin Laden heir’s demise

FPI / August 8, 2019 Geostrategy-Direct.com The son of late Al Qaida leader Osama bin Laden was killed in a U.S.-supported operation, according to reports citing U.S. intelligence officials. Separate reports said only that he was believed to have been killed. Hamza bin Laden, thought to be about age 30, had in recent years been […]

Those of us who lived in the USSR know what Tommy Robinson can expect in Belmarsh prison

Those of us who lived in the USSR know what Tommy Robinson can expect in Belmarsh prison

Special to WorldTribune.com Commentary by Alexander Maistrovoy Western elites have mastered the Soviet arsenal of repressions perfectly. The report stating that Tommy Robinson was transferred to a special closed prison Belmarsh in the South of London, which was described as “jihadi training camp”, has brought an ominous deja-vu to me. In the 1990s, we learned […]

Iran-backed Hizbullah strengthens ties with Lebanon, Yemen; Israel IDs missile commander

Iran-backed Hizbullah strengthens ties with Lebanon, Yemen; Israel IDs missile commander

FPI / July 17, 2019 Geostrategy-Direct.com Hizbullah’s precision missile operations in Lebanon are under the command of an Iranian engineer, an Israeli news outlet reported. I24 News identified the commander as Majed Naveed, an engineer with the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC). Lebanon’s leadership, meanwhile, makes no secret of the fact that the partnership between […]

President Trump in Tokyo: U.S. wants nukeless Iran, not seeking regime change

President Trump in Tokyo: U.S. wants nukeless Iran, not seeking regime change

Special to WorldTribune.com Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty U.S. President Donald Trump, who is on a state visit to Japan, has said that the United States is not seeking regime change in Iran, amid heightened tensions between the two countries. “We’re not looking for regime change, we’re looking for no nuclear weapons,” Trump said […]

Trump on release of pro-ISIS American Taliban: ‘I don’t like it at all’

Trump on release of pro-ISIS American Taliban: ‘I don’t like it at all’

by WorldTribune Staff, May 24, 2019 President Donald Trump was critical of the early release of John Walker Lindh, the so-called “American Taliban,” but said he was powerless to stop it. Reports say that Lindh was released early for “good behavior,” but he never disavowed his extremist views while in prison and even had praise […]

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 […]

U.S. declares IRGC is terror group; Iran threatens U.S. troops in Mideast

U.S. declares IRGC is terror group; Iran threatens U.S. troops in Mideast

by WorldTribune Staff, April 8, 2019 The chief of Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) warned that U.S. military assets in the Middle East could be targeted by Iran if the Trump administration declared the IRGC a terrorist organization, which it did on April 8. “If the Americans take such a stubborn measure and endanger […]

Documented: How the West educates its youth to fall prey to predators

Documented: How the West educates its youth to fall prey to predators

Special to WorldTribune.com By Alexander Maistrovoy Modern western youth have embraced a deadly belief system. They refuse to believe that there is evil, barbarism and fanaticism in the world. They believe that Islam is a religion of peace, and terrorism and hatred are the result of social inequality. They believe that if you smile at […]

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 […]