Who is/was, Jamal Khashoggi? Served as intel asset for rival prince, backed Muslim Brotherhood

Who is/was, Jamal Khashoggi? Served as intel asset for rival prince, backed Muslim Brotherhood

by WorldTribune Staff, October 17, 2018 Jamal Khashoggi, who was believed to have been killed in the Saudi consulate in Istanbul, has been portrayed by the major media as a journalist and contributor to The Washington Post and a dissident who opposed the policies of Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman. But who exactly is, […]

After finding top Clinton aide ‘committed perjury’, federal judge ‘dumbfounded’ that DOJ gave her immunity

After finding top Clinton aide ‘committed perjury’, federal judge ‘dumbfounded’ that DOJ gave her immunity

by WorldTribune Staff, October 17, 2018 U.S. District Court Judge Royce C. Lamberth strongly criticized the State Department, last week stating, “The information that I was provided was clearly false regarding the adequacy of the [Clinton email] search and… what we now know turned out to be the Secretary’s email system.” Lamberth made the comment […]

Media silence as gang rape survivor from northern Iraq wins Nobel Peace Prize

Media silence as gang rape survivor from northern Iraq wins Nobel Peace Prize

by WorldTribune Staff, October 17, 2018 News that Yazidi sex slave survivor Nadia Murad has been awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for her efforts to end the use of sexual violence as a weapon of war barely registered on the American media radar screen. Murad was abducted in northern Iraq in August 2014, when Islamic State […]

Trump warns he will cut aid to Central American nations over caravan

Trump warns he will cut aid to Central American nations over caravan

by WorldTribune Staff, October 17, 2018 As a caravan of some 2,000 Hondurans headed north through Guatemala, President Donald Trump said he is considering withholding funds from Honduras, Guatemala and El Salvador if the caravan reaches the U.S.-Mexico border. “We have today informed the countries of Honduras, Guatemala and El Salvador that if they allow […]

Iran says diplomat arrested in bomb plot has full diplomatic immunity

Iran says diplomat arrested in bomb plot has full diplomatic immunity

by WorldTribune Staff, October 18, 2018 The Iranian diplomat who was arrested in connection to a plot to bomb an Iranian opposition group rally in Paris enjoys full diplomatic immunity, Iran’s Foreign Ministry said on Oct. 14. Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qassemi said the diplomat, Assadollah Assadi, has full immunity, clarifying earlier media reports that […]

Oops: Mainstream media does unison dump on Warren’s DNA fiasco

Oops: Mainstream media does unison dump on Warren’s DNA fiasco

by WorldTribune Staff, October 17, 2018 Sen. Elizabeth Warren’s carefully-scripted and widely-publicized claim that a DNA test proved her status as a Native American started the news week with a bang. Following is a list of some of the headlines: ABC News: “Elizabeth Warren reveals proof of Native American ancestry” AP: “Warren DNA shows Native American […]

Facebook kills ‘559 Pages’ ahead of Nov. 6; Soros group complains high-performing sites ‘still up’

Facebook kills ‘559 Pages’ ahead of Nov. 6; Soros group complains high-performing sites ‘still up’

by WorldTribune Staff, October 15, 2018 In Facebook’s latest purge of right-leaning news ahead of the 2018 midterm elections, the social media giant said in an Oct. 11 blog post it was “removing 559 Pages and 251 accounts that have consistently broken our rules against spam and coordinated inauthentic behavior.” Among those banned for posting […]

Iran investigates its military after attack on parade that killed 24

Iran investigates its military after attack on parade that killed 24

by WorldTribune Staff, October 16, 2018 Iran has arrested one member of its military and is investigating several others in connection to the attack on a military parade last month which killed 24 people. “Eleven people were summoned and one was arrested, all of whom were military, and the case has been sent to Teheran,” […]

Struggling in North Dakota: Heitkamp tries to walk back vote against Kavanaugh with anti-Democrat ad

Struggling in North Dakota: Heitkamp tries to walk back vote against Kavanaugh with anti-Democrat ad

by WorldTribune Staff, October 16, 2018 In voting no on the confirmation of Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh, Democratic Sen. Heidi Heitkamp of North Dakota went against 60 percent of her constituents who favored Kavanaugh’s confirmation. Now, with her re-election in serious jeopardy, Heitkamp in a new campaign ad has pledged to “put party aside […]

‘Kafkaesque’: New UN Human Rights Council mirrors abusive global village

‘Kafkaesque’: New UN Human Rights Council mirrors abusive global village

Special to WorldTribune.com By John J. Metzler UNITED NATIONS — In a riveting election for new members of the Human Rights Council, the General Assembly voted for 18 new members. Yet, given that all prospective candidates were unopposed, the perfunctory ballot simply selected a list of states where everyone won, including some notorious human rights […]