London mayor mocks Obama’s anticipated appeal on behalf of EU

London mayor mocks Obama’s anticipated appeal on behalf of EU

Special to WorldTribune.com U.S. President Barack Obama’s call for the United Kingdom to remain in the European Union reeks of “outrageous” hypocrisy, London Mayor Boris Johnson said. Following are excerpts of Johnson’s opinion piece in the UK’s Telegraph: “Some time in the next couple of months we are told that President Obama himself is going to […]

7 of 8 remaining Jews in Iraq are elderly professional women, living in ‘constant fear’

7 of 8 remaining Jews in Iraq are elderly professional women, living in ‘constant fear’

Special to WorldTribune.com The number of Jews in Iraq, once at 120,000 strong, has been whittled down to just eight, seven of whom are elderly women who “live in constant fear”. According to an Iraqi lawmaker, seven of the eight remaining Jews in Iraq are elderly women who reside in Baghdad. None has family and […]

ISIL fighter from Virginia asks Kurdish captors to stop filming

ISIL fighter from Virginia asks Kurdish captors to stop filming

Special to WorldTribune.com Kurdish peshmerga forces posted video of a camera-shy American fighter for Islamic State of Iraq and Levant (ISIL) who was captured near the Iraqi town of Sinjar. Upon his capture, the man identified as 27-year-old Muhammad Jamal Amin, originally from Virginia, is said to have voluntarily defected from ISIL. He claimed to have […]

Germany’s Merkel sticks with migrant policy despite electoral setbacks

Germany’s Merkel sticks with migrant policy despite electoral setbacks

Special to WorldTribune.com A string of election victories by an anti-refugee political party will not change the German government’s policies on taking in migrants from the Middle East and North Africa, an official said. “The German government will continue to pursue its refugee policy with all its might both at home and abroad,” government spokesman […]

Russia claims Turkish troops are on Syrian soil

Russia claims Turkish troops are on Syrian soil

Special to WorldTribune.com Turkish troops have entered Syrian territory, according to Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov. Lavrov, in comments to Ren-TV on March 13, said Moscow has evidence that Ankara has sent troops to Syria and is conducing a “creeping expansion” on the border with Syria. Related: Erdogan denies reports Turkey is secretly collaborating with […]

Trump credits ‘professional’ radicals for ‘planned attacks’ at his rallies

Trump credits ‘professional’ radicals for ‘planned attacks’ at his rallies

Special to WorldTribune.com Angry leftists are taking their strategy of bombarding social media with posts branding Donald Trump a racist-bully to the next level. Some are apparently leaving their parents’ homes and attempting to disrupt and ultimately shut down the GOP front-runner’s massive rallies. At a rally in Ohio on March 12, 32-year-old Thomas Dimassimo […]

Report: ISIL sex slaves forced to use contraceptives

Report: ISIL sex slaves forced to use contraceptives

Special to WorldTribune.com Islamic State of Iraq and Levant (ISIL) forces female captives to use contraception to ensure they do not become pregnant and can be passed among jihadists as sex slaves. The New York Times, which interviewed more than three dozen Yazidi women who escaped from the terror organization, cited a gynecologist who examined […]

ISIL commander reported on life support after U.S. strike

ISIL commander reported on life support after U.S. strike

Special to WorldTribune.com A top Islamic State of Iraq and Levant (ISIL) commander is said to be “clinically dead” after being wounded in a U.S.-led coalition airstrike earlier this month. Omar al-Shishani, the red-bearded terrorist known as Omar the Chechen, has been “clinically dead” for several days, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said on March […]

Hamas hijacks Israeli TV station during rocket attack

Hamas hijacks Israeli TV station during rocket attack

Special to WorldTribune.com As its jihadists fired rockets into Israel, Hamas broke into Israel’s Channel Two TV on March 11 and broadcast four minutes of terrorist propaganda. The television broadcast was hijacked at the precise moment of the rocket launches, which caused no casualties. Hamas broke into a live satellite broadcast and showed footage featuring […]