Kurds said to capture Syrian-born German ISIS member tied to 9/11 attacks

Kurds said to capture Syrian-born German ISIS member tied to 9/11 attacks

by WorldTribune Staff, April 19, 2018 Kurdish security forces in northern Syria have reported the arrest of a Syrian-born German national who, before joining ISIS, was accused of recruiting some of the hijackers who carried out the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks in the United States. Mohammed Haydar Zammar was detained and “is now being […]

Saudis reviewing school curricula and books to combat ‘extremist ideologies’

Saudis reviewing school curricula and books to combat ‘extremist ideologies’

by WorldTribune Staff, March 21, 2018 Saudi Arabia is removing all traces of the Muslim Brotherhood from its school curricula and will fire any education personnel who sympathize with the group, the kingdom’s education minister said. The move is part of the education ministry’s plan to “combat extremist ideologies by reviewing school curricula and books […]

12 million petition Egypt’s Sisi to seek 2nd term

12 million petition Egypt’s Sisi to seek 2nd term

by WorldTribune Staff, December 25, 2017 A group of supporters has gathered more than 12 million signatures from Egyptians urging President Abdul Fatah Sisi to seek a second four-year term. Sisi, who won a landslide victory four years ago after the army, which he led, ousted former Islamist President Mohammed Morsi of the Muslim Brotherhood, […]

CIA data from Bin Laden confirms Iran was covert supporter of Al Qaida

CIA data from Bin Laden confirms Iran was covert supporter of Al Qaida

by WorldTribune Staff, November 3, 2017 Iran secretly provided funding, shelter and communications infrastructure to Al Qaida operatives, according to newly-released data from the computer obtained during the 2011 raid on Osama bin Laden’s compound in Abbottabad, Pakistan. Two U.S. intelligence officials told NBC News that the documents released by the CIA are “evidence of […]

Saudi report takes aim at Hamas, ‘Iran Emirate’ in Gaza

Saudi report takes aim at Hamas, ‘Iran Emirate’ in Gaza

by WorldTribune Staff, November 1, 2017 Hamas “has established an Iranian emirate in Gaza which is totally subordinate to the Ayatollahs,” a Saudi journalist wrote. In an article for the Saudi daily Al-Riyadh, journalist and researcher Bina Al-Mulhoum said that Hamas suffers from an identity crisis, and that although it was a Sunni movement, it […]

Egypt declares state of emergency after 52 security forces killed during shootout

Egypt declares state of emergency after 52 security forces killed during shootout

by WorldTribune Staff, October 22, 2017 Egypt’s parliament on Oct. 22 declared a three-month nationwide state of emergency in the wake of an Oct. 20 terror attack that killed 52 Egyptian security personnel. The state of emergency gives authorities greater power to crack down on what are described as “enemies of the state.” Acting on […]

Egypt court sentences Morsi to 25 years in Qatar spy case

Egypt court sentences Morsi to 25 years in Qatar spy case

by WorldTribune Staff, September 17, 2017 Egypt’s Court of Cassation, in a final ruling issued on Sept. 16, sentenced Mohammed Morsi to 25 years in prison in a case accusing the former president of spying for Qatar. The court reduced Morsi’s sentence from an original 40 years in the case, which centered on the leaking […]

Rights group hits Gulf states’ ban on powerful Qatar media, including Al Jazeera

Rights group hits Gulf states’ ban on powerful Qatar media, including Al Jazeera

by WorldTribune Staff, June 14, 2017 Arab states that have severed diplomatic ties with Qatar went too far when they blocked Qatari media outlets, a human rights group said. Human Rights Watch said that Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates blocked Qatari media outlets, including Al Jazeera, while Egypt blocked 62 websites favorable to […]

Islam movement registers community-level gains throughout the USA

Islam movement registers community-level gains throughout the USA

by WorldTribune Staff, June 6, 2017 A number of state governments, some under Republican control, are doing their best “to accommodate Muslims waging Civilization Jihad against America,” according to UnderstandingTheThreat.com (UTT), an organization that has authoritatively monitored the Islamic movement and infiltrated mosques throughout the United States. Additionally, “the hard-left Marxists – including nearly all […]

Arab states split with Qatar citing its ties with Iran, terrorism

Arab states split with Qatar citing its ties with Iran, terrorism

by WorldTribune Staff, June 5, 2017 Four Sunni Arab states have severed ties with Qatar over its close ties with Iran and terrorism. Saudi Arabia, Egypt, the United Arab Emirates, and Bahrain on June 5 announced they would break diplomatic ties with Qatar, Arutz Sheva reported. Saudi Arabia accused Qatar of supporting “multiple terrorist and […]

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