Orlando survivor: Terrorist told 911 U.S. must stop bombing ISIL in Syria

Orlando survivor: Terrorist told 911 U.S. must stop bombing ISIL in Syria

by WorldTribune Staff, June 15, 2016 A survivor of the massacre at Orlando’s Pulse nightclub said he heard Muslim terrorist Omar Mateen demand the United States halt its bombing of Islamic State of Iraq and Levant (ISIL) in Syria. Mateen “called 911 and was making a statement that America needs to stop bombing ISIL in […]

Libyan forces fight off ISIL counter-attack in Sirte

Libyan forces fight off ISIL counter-attack in Sirte

by WorldTribune Staff, June 15, 2016 Islamic State of Iraq and Levant (ISIL) launched a counter-attack aimed at regaining ground lost in its Libyan stronghold but was repelled by forces aligned with the country’s unity government. ISIL on June 13 unleashed tank, mortar and sniper fire on positions west of the city controlled by a […]

Pentagon gives Beijing ultimatum on militarizing the South China Sea

Pentagon gives Beijing ultimatum on militarizing the South China Sea

Special to WorldTribune.com By Geostrategy-Direct.com U.S. Secretary of Defense Ash Carter told the Chinese defense delegation in Singapore that the U.S. will take appropriate action if China crosses the red line, i.e. further reclamation and militarization of the Scarborough Shoal in the Spratlys chain. The Philippines and China have fiercely clashed over the Scarborough Shoal […]

Iraq military warns hundreds of ISIL jihadists are fleeing Fallujah with civilians

Iraq military warns hundreds of ISIL jihadists are fleeing Fallujah with civilians

by WorldTribune Staff, June 14, 2016 Islamic State of Iraq and Levant (ISIL) jihadists are attempting to escape Fallujah by blending in with the thousands of civilians fleeing the besieged city, Iraqi military sources say. More than 500 suspected ISIL members have been arrested trying to sneak out amid civilians since Iraqi forces launched an […]

Who is Huma Abedin? Inquiring minds want to know

Who is Huma Abedin? Inquiring minds want to know

by WorldTribune Staff, June 14, 2016 Huma Abedin, vice chair of Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign, is also the person closest to Democratic candidate and was “deeply involved” in the creation of Clinton’s private email server, according to an expose by Roger Stone, an opposition research specialist for Richard Nixon and Donald Trump. “Huma has been […]

Trump would temporarily ban Afghan, Pakistani immigrants from U.S.

Trump would temporarily ban Afghan, Pakistani immigrants from U.S.

Special to WorldTribune.com Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty Donald Trump, the presumptive U.S. Republican presidential nominee, hardened his position against allowing Muslims into the United States and said his ban would target Afghanistan, Pakistan, and Syria. In a speech on national security on June 13, a day after 49 people were killed by an […]

Trump-Bezos war heats up: Candidate revokes Washington Post press credentials

Trump-Bezos war heats up: Candidate revokes Washington Post press credentials

by WorldTribune Staff, June 14, 2016 The campaign of Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump has revoked the press credentials of The Washington Post. “They have no journalistic integrity and write falsely about Mr. Trump,” the GOP candidate’s campaign said in a statement explaining the decision on June 13. “Mr. Trump does not mind a bad […]

Navy fires commander of squadron captured in Iranian waters

Navy fires commander of squadron captured in Iranian waters

by WorldTribune Staff, June 14, 2016 The commander of the 10 U.S. sailors who were captured and held by Iran in January has been relieved of his command by the U.S. Navy. The Navy said in a statement on June 9 that it had lost confidence in Cmdr. Eric Rasch, who was the executive officer […]

Orlando’s Muslim population grows 10-fold in decade

Orlando’s Muslim population grows 10-fold in decade

Special to WorldTribune.com Drudge-Select — June 14, 2016 c/o DrudgeReport.com Killer visited club dozen times… Male classmate says Omar asked him out… Ex-wife: He was gay … Brexit apocalypse: German bond hits zero France attacker had ‘hit list’ of VIPs, police, rappers… Murders broadcast live on Facebook … Man stabs teen citing Ramadan ‘sacrifice’… Second […]

Poll of Saudis, Egyptians overwhelmingly favors Clinton

Poll of Saudis, Egyptians overwhelmingly favors Clinton

by WorldTribune Staff, June 13, 2016 Saudi and Egyptian citizens overwhelmingly disapprove of Barack Obama and prefer Hillary Clinton over Donald Trump in the 2016 race for the U.S. presidency, according to a new report. The study published on June 13 by the Institute of Policy and Strategy at IDC Herzliya found that citizens of […]