Egypt foreign minister: Israeli policies ‘not terrorism’

Egypt foreign minister: Israeli policies ‘not terrorism’

by WorldTribune Staff, August 23, 2016 Egypt’s foreign minister said on Aug. 21 that Israel’s policies and actions against Palestinians do not constitute terrorism. “You can look at [the question of Israeli ‘terrorism’] from the perspective of a regime of force, but [looked at from a more traditional understanding of terrorism,] there is no evidence […]

Russia presses for access to strategic Incirlik air base in Turkey

Russia presses for access to strategic Incirlik air base in Turkey

by WorldTribune Staff, August 22, 2016 Russia has approached Turkey to request use of the U.S.-built Incirlik air base. The NATO base, which is home to at least 50 U.S. B-61 nuclear warheads, is 65 miles from the Syrian border and would enable the Russian air force to engage in “constant bombing” of Islamic State of Iraq and […]

‘Cubs of the caliphate’: ISIL sacrificng child suicide bombers in new tactic

‘Cubs of the caliphate’: ISIL sacrificng child suicide bombers in new tactic

by WorldTribune Staff, August 22, 2016 Islamic State of Iraq and Levant’s (ISIL’s) newest tactic has the terror group strapping explosives vests on children, sending them to densely-populated areas or events and remotely detonating the explosives. Less than 24 hours after a boy aged 12 to 14 was used by ISIL to blow up a […]

Iran rebukes Russkies for ‘showing off’, blocks use of air base

Iran rebukes Russkies for ‘showing off’, blocks use of air base

by WorldTribune Staff, August 22, 2016 In a rare public rebuke of Moscow, Iran on Aug. 22 said Russia was “showing off” when it announced it was using an Iranian air base to conduct bombing runs in Syria. “Naturally, the Russians are keen to show that they are a superpower and an influential country and […]

Pro-life pregnancy center sues Raleigh, N.C. after rezoning quest was denied

Pro-life pregnancy center sues Raleigh, N.C. after rezoning quest was denied

by WorldTribune Staff, August 22, 2016 The Raleigh, N.C. City Council had a clear “agenda” when it denied a pro-life pregnancy center’s request for a rezoning permit to operate next door to an abortion clinic, the center said in a federal lawsuit filed against the city. “Simply put, Raleigh is censoring Hand of Hope’s exercise […]

Teen terror: Nearly half the victims of Turkey suicide attack, like bomber himself, were under 14

Teen terror: Nearly half the victims of Turkey suicide attack, like bomber himself, were under 14

by WorldTribune Staff, August 22, 2016 The child allegedly sent by Islamic State of Iraq and Levant (ISIL) to blow up a wedding party in Turkey killed at least 22 other children under the age of 14 in the Aug. 20 attack, according to Turkish authorities. The bomber, said to be 13-years-old, killed at least […]

Sailor who used ‘Clinton defense’ sentenced to prison

Sailor who used ‘Clinton defense’ sentenced to prison

by WorldTribune Staff, August 21, 2016 A former U.S. Navy sailor whose use of the “Hillary Clinton defense” was shot down at trial has been sentenced to one year in prison. Lawyers for Kristian Saucier, a former Navy machinist mate who admitted taking photos of classified areas inside a nuclear submarine, were rebuffed by a […]

Facebook feed pushed fake story on Colin Powell and Hillary Clinton’s email

Facebook feed pushed fake story on Colin Powell and Hillary Clinton’s email

by WorldTribune Staff, August 21, 2016 In its “Trending Topics” section, Facebook made the false assertion that former Secretary of State Colin Powell recommended Hillary Clinton use private email during her tenure at the State Department. A headline in the section on Aug. 20 declared: “Colin Powell: Former Secretary of State Confirms He Recommended Using […]

U.S. officials ‘to consult’ with Turkey on Gulen investigation

U.S. officials ‘to consult’ with Turkey on Gulen investigation

by WorldTribune Staff, August 21, 2016 U.S. officials will travel to Ankara to discuss Turkey’s allegations that U.S.-based cleric Fethullah Gulen was behind the July 15 failed coup attempt. While declining to give a date for the visit, a U.S. Justice Department official confirmed “that a delegation (with) representatives of the Department of Justice and […]

Angry protests in Turkey after bomber kills 50 at wedding party for pro-Kurdish party member

Angry protests in Turkey after bomber kills 50 at wedding party for pro-Kurdish party member

by WorldTribune Staff, August 21, 2016 Angry mourners on Aug. 21 threw bottles at police and chanted “murderer Erdogan” at a gathering for the funerals of some of the 51 people killed in a bombing at a wedding party for a pro-Kurdish party member. The bomber detonated an explosives vest as people danced in the […]