How did N.C.’s GOP governor lose despite clear Trump victory in his state?

How did N.C.’s GOP governor lose despite clear Trump victory in his state?

by WorldTribune Staff, December 8, 2016 North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory nearly rode Donald Trump’s coattails to the finish line, but a torrent of outside money and the radical Left’s ability to push major sports organizations, businesses, and celebrities to boycott the state over HB2 ultimately brought him down, constitutional groups say. “McCrory came very […]

Haftar’s forces repel attacks on Libyan oil ports; ISIL driven from Sirte

Haftar’s forces repel attacks on Libyan oil ports; ISIL driven from Sirte

by WorldTribune Staff, December 8, 2016 Gen. Khalifa Haftar’s Libyan National Army (LNA) turned back an attack by a rival faction on some of Libya’s major oil ports on Dec. 7. A spokesman for the LNA said rival fighters had withdrawn after briefly occupying the town of Ben Jawad, 30 kilometers (19 miles) west of […]

With OPEC deal to cut output, Saudi signals surrender to U.S. shale

With OPEC deal to cut output, Saudi signals surrender to U.S. shale

by WorldTribune Staff, December 8, 2016 Saudi Arabia’s strategy to drive U.S. shale out of the energy market has failed. “The new OPEC deal to cut oil output – the cartel’s first since 2008 – amounts to nothing less than Saudi Arabia’s surrender to the power of American shale,” John Hulsman wrote for UK business daily City […]

Geostrategy-Direct: Panic in China at early signals from Trump administration

Geostrategy-Direct: Panic in China at early signals from Trump administration

“China has been ripping the U.S. off left and right, and we are going to push back without any hesitation,” said Donald Trump as the GOP presidential candidate. As President-elect Trump’s cabinet nominee team takes shape, Beijing is beginning to panic over an imminent new reality: The new administration’s reaction against China will be swift […]

Meet North America’s anti-Trump: Canada’s Trudeau totally embraces global PC agenda

Meet North America’s anti-Trump: Canada’s Trudeau totally embraces global PC agenda

by WorldTribune Staff, December 7, 2016 Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is loved by the United Nations, the elite media and fawning liberals, some of whom have dubbed him the “sexiest prime minister in the world.” When you tear down the global PC facade, however, Trudeau “is the face of the Western surrender, not only […]

German state TV deemed arrest of Afghan refugee for rape, murder of student as not ‘relevant’

German state TV deemed arrest of Afghan refugee for rape, murder of student as not ‘relevant’

by WorldTribune Staff, December 6, 2016 The arrest of a 17-year-old Afghan refugee for the rape and murder of a 19-year-old student in Freiburg has enraged Germans critical of Chancellor Angela Merkel’s open-door refugee policy. The murder of medical student Maria Ladenburger also reignited criticism of the German media for their reluctance to cover the […]

Report: Obama moving entire F-16 production line to India

Report: Obama moving entire F-16 production line to India

by WorldTribune Staff, December 7, 2016 The Obama administration is moving to have the F-16 produced “exclusively” in India. While the F-16 has been produced in other countries through joint ventures before, President Barack Obama’s move could mark the first time that an entire assembly line has been moved abroad. The U.S. is phasing out […]

Women’s Basij leader demands prosecution of women’s rights activists in Iran

Women’s Basij leader demands prosecution of women’s rights activists in Iran

Special to WorldTribune.com By Golnaz Esfandiari Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty The woman who leads female volunteers in Iran’s hard-line conservative militia, the Basij, has identified a new foe. Minu Aslani has reportedly called the promotion of gender equality illegal and demanded that the country’s powerful judiciary take action against people who speak out […]

Iran senior official: 50 student volunteers killed fighting in Syria

Iran senior official: 50 student volunteers killed fighting in Syria

Special to WorldTribune.com Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty The press agency for Iran’s hard-line conservative volunteer militia, the Basij, has quoted a senior official as saying that 50 Iranian student volunteers have been killed while fighting in Syria. Basij Press quoted Daud Gudrazi — the head of the Student Basij Organization, a branch of […]

15 Saudi Shia sentenced to death for spying for Iran

15 Saudi Shia sentenced to death for spying for Iran

by WorldTribune Staff, December 7, 2016 A Saudi court on Dec. 6 sentenced 15 Shi’ites to death for spying for Iran, Saudi state media reported. The Specialized Criminal Court in Riyadh sentenced 15 other defendants to prison terms ranging from six months to 25 years, and acquitted two others, according to the Arabic-language al-Riyadh newspaper. […]