More women to come forward with complaints against Bill Clinton

More women to come forward with complaints against Bill Clinton

Special to WorldTribune.com Several additional women “who’ve been assaulted by Bill Clinton” are set to come forward with accusations against the former president, the author of “The Clintons’ War On Women” said. “I identified 24 women who’ve been assaulted by Bill Clinton,” Roger Stone said on The Sean Hannity Show. “Now some of these women […]

Sisi at Christmas mass: Diversity in traditions are part of ‘God’s norms of life’

Sisi at Christmas mass: Diversity in traditions are part of ‘God’s norms of life’

Special to WorldTribune.com Egyptian President Abdul Fatah Sisi on Jan. 6 apologized for the torching of Christian churches during the Morsi regime and vowed “the churches will be fully restored this year.” Sisi made the remarks as he, for the second consecutive year, attended the Coptic Christmas mass at Saint Mark’s Orthodox Cathedral. Last year, […]

Stephen Bosworth, ‘consummate diplomat’ brought his values to the table

Stephen Bosworth, ‘consummate diplomat’ brought his values to the table

Special to WorldTribune.com By Donald Kirk, EastAsiaIntel.com American ambassadors to South Korea pursue a fine line between defense of the U.S.-Korean alliance and pursuit of North-South reconciliation. If they seem hell-bent on military goals, they’re accused of trying to push Korea into a war that nobody wants. And if they appear overly eager for talks, […]

Iraq’s Kurds to keep exporting oil independently due to budget differences with Baghdad

Iraq’s Kurds to keep exporting oil independently due to budget differences with Baghdad

Special to WorldTribune.com Iraqi Kurds, feeling stiffed by the Iraqi government out of their share of oil revenues, will export crude independently in 2016. The Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) said the move was needed amid a continuing slump in oil prices after Iraq failed to deliver on its promise of a 17 percent share of […]

Iran rolls out new underground missile depot for nuclear-capable Emads

Iran rolls out new underground missile depot for nuclear-capable Emads

Special to WorldTribune.com Iran on Jan. 5 announced a new underground missile depot in which nuclear-capable Emad missiles are stored. In video footage on state television, speaker of Iranian parliament Ali Larijani inaugurates the depot that is run by the Iranian Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC). It is the second such facility revealed in recent months. […]

Petro kingdom at risk? 2016’s Mideast power matrix and the Chinese definition of ‘crisis’

Petro kingdom at risk? 2016’s Mideast power matrix and the Chinese definition of ‘crisis’

Special to WorldTribune.com By Norman Bailey Predictions that events in Saudi Arabia will be key to regional developments in 2016 have much merit. A number of analyses and New Year predictions have centered lately on what events might happen during 2016 involving Saudi Arabia. Certainly, several recent events might lead to such conclusions, to wit: […]

Making politics fun again: Might we see a real Republican convention this year?

Making politics fun again: Might we see a real Republican convention this year?

Special to WorldTribune.com By Sol W. Sanders Hooray! At this moment there is every expectation that the country’s voters and political aficionados are going to be presented with an old-fashioned open political convention. The upcoming early primaries in Iowa, New Hampshire and South Carolina seem to be headed for a division of spoils among the […]

ISIL executes female citizen journalist who refused to flee Syria

ISIL executes female citizen journalist who refused to flee Syria

Special to WorldTribune.com Islamic State of Iraq and Levant (ISIL) executed a female journalist who had chronicled daily life in the terror group’s de facto Syrian capital. The anti-ISIL activist group Raqqa Is Being Slaughtered Silently reported that 30-year-old journalist Ruqia Hassan, who wrote under the pseudonym Nissan Ibrahim, was executed by ISIL jihadists in […]

Egypt reaffirms solidarity with Saudi Arabia

Egypt reaffirms solidarity with Saudi Arabia

Special to WorldTribune.com Egypt’s foreign minister on Jan. 4 confirmed Cairo’s continued solidarity with Saudi Arabia after the kingdom cut ties to Iran. “We reject Iranian interference in the internal affairs of the kingdom,” Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry told the press while meeting with Saudi Foreign Minister Adel Al-Jubeir in Riyadh. “We made a […]

Moscow asks Hizbullah to cool it with attacks near Israel

Moscow asks Hizbullah to cool it with attacks near Israel

Special to WorldTribune.com Russia has made a direct plea to Hizbullah for restraint against Israel. The request from Moscow came after a Jan. 4 incident in which Hizbullah terrorists set off an explosive device targeting Israel Defense Forces (IDF) troops in the Shebaa Farms area near the Lebanon-Israel border. Hizbullah said the attack on Jan. […]