Who is, or was, Jamal Khashoggi? Intel asset for rival prince, backed Muslim Brotherhood

Who is, or was, Jamal Khashoggi? 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, […]

Pastor Brunson is free but persecution of Christians continues to rise, unchecked

Pastor Brunson is free but persecution of Christians continues to rise, unchecked

Special to WorldTribune.com By Sol W. Sanders Although Andrew Brunson called on President Trump in Washington after leaving Turkey in a U.S. military plane, worldwide persecution of Christians has reached an all time high. The former Christian missionary was arrested on bogus charges over alleged links to political groups, including the banned Gulenist movement after […]

‘Protect him from those who would undermine…’: NC pastor prays for Trump, America in Oval Office

‘Protect him from those who would undermine…’: NC pastor prays for Trump, America in Oval Office

by WorldTribune Staff, October 14, 2018 U.S. President Donald Trump welcomed Andrew Brunson to the White House on Oct. 13 to following the pastor’s release from nearly two years of confinement in Turkey. Brunson, originally from Black Mountain, North Carolina, prayed for Trump and the nation in the Oval Office, asking God to provide the […]

Pastor Andrew Brunson freed by Turkey

Pastor Andrew Brunson freed by Turkey

by WorldTribune Staff, October 12, 2018 A Turkish judge on Oct. 12 ordered American pastor Andrew Brunson be released and sentenced to time served. Brunson was arrested in October 2016 and was detained for 18 months before being charged by the Turkish government with being connected to outlawed Kurdish groups and opposition cleric Fethullah Gulen, […]

Turkey charges journalist who disappeared after entering Saudi embassy was killed

Turkey charges journalist who disappeared after entering Saudi embassy was killed

by WorldTribune Staff, October 7, 2018 A team of assassins killed a prominent Saudi journalist inside Saudi Arabia’s consulate in Istanbul, Turkish police said. The journalist, Jamal Khashoggi, was last seen inside the consulate on Oct. 2. Turkish officials said Khashoggi was killed on the premises and his body was then removed. “Based on their […]

Turkey warns of ‘retaliation’ if its forces in Idlib are attacked by Syria, Iran, Russia

Turkey warns of ‘retaliation’ if its forces in Idlib are attacked by Syria, Iran, Russia

by WorldTribune Staff, September 13, 2018 Turkey warned President Bashar Assad and his allies Iran and Russia not to attack Turkish forces in Syria’s Idlib province. Turkey said it has sent troops, armored vehicles and equipment to reinforce its 12 military posts inside Idlib. “We have a military presence there and if that military presence […]

Turkey’s government scrambles amid showdown crisis with U.S.

Turkey’s government scrambles amid showdown crisis with U.S.

by WorldTribune Staff, August 13, 2018 The Turkish government has vowed to “retaliate” against the U.S. for imposing new tariffs as Turkey struggles with an economic crisis that has seen its currency drop in value by 40 percent since the start of the year. U.S. President Donald Trump last week imposed higher tariffs on Turkish imports, including […]

Turkey’s Erdogan on the defensive: Trump turns up the heat, exacts pain

Turkey’s Erdogan on the defensive: Trump turns up the heat, exacts pain

by WorldTribune Staff, August 10, 2018 Turkey’s lira went into a tailspin on Aug. 10 after U.S. President Donald Trump said he would impose steep tariffs on the NATO country’s steel and aluminum. “I have just authorized a doubling of Tariffs on Steel and Aluminum with respect to Turkey as their currency, the Turkish Lira, […]

Exiled novelist: ‘Fascist’ Turkey regime comparable to 1930s Germany

Exiled novelist: ‘Fascist’ Turkey regime comparable to 1930s Germany

by WorldTribune Staff, August 6, 2018 An exiled Turkish novelist who was detained in the wave of arrests following the failed 2016 coup said “the extent of things in Turkey is like Nazi Germany.” Asli Erdogan, currently residing in Frankfurt, Germany, faces terrorism charges in Turkey for her role as a literary adviser to a […]

Trump calls on Turkey’s Erdogan to release North Carolina pastor

Trump calls on Turkey’s Erdogan to release North Carolina pastor

by WorldTribune Staff, July 19, 2018 U.S. President Donald Trump is pressing Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to “do something” to bring about the release of an American pastor jailed in Turkey on terrorism and spying charges. A Turkish court on July 18 dashed the hopes of Pastor Andrew Brunson’s immediate release. The court ordered […]

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