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Iran confirms two missiles fired at Ukraine airliner

01 January, 2020 2:36 pm 2:36 pm

TEHRAN (AFP) – Iran’s civil aviation authority confirmed two missiles were fired at a Ukrainian airliner that was brought down earlier this month, in a preliminary report posted on its website late Monday. “Investigators… discovered that two Tor-M1 missiles… were fired at the aircraft,” it said, adding an investigation was ongoing to assess the bearing … Read More


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11 US troops injured in Jan 8 Iran missile attack in Iraq

01 January, 2020 10:43 am 10:43 am

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The US treated 11 of its troops for symptoms of concussion after an Iranian missile attack on an Iraqi base where US forces were stationed, the US military said on Thursday, after initially saying no service members were hurt. The attack was retaliation for a U.S. drone strike in Baghdad on Jan. … Read More


Hours of forewarning saved US, Iraqi lives from Iran’s missile attack

01 January, 2020 10:08 am 10:08 am

AIN AL-ASAD AIR BASE, Iraq (Reuters) – Nearly eight hours before Iran’s Jan. 8 missile attack on U.S. forces at bases in Iraq, American and Iraqi soldiers at Ain al-Asad air base scrambled to move personnel and weaponry to fortified bunkers, two Iraqi officers stationed at the base told Reuters. By midnight, not a single … Read More


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US imposes more sanctions on Iran after missile attacks in Iraq

01 January, 2020 12:49 pm 12:49 pm

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United States imposed more sanctions on Iran on Friday in retaliation for its missile attack on US forces in Iraq this week and vowed to tighten the economic screws if Tehran continued “terrorist” acts or pursued a nuclear bomb. The targets of the sanctions included Iran’s manufacturing, mining and textile sectors … Read More


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Iran’s supreme leader Khamenei says missile strike a ‘slap on t...

01 January, 2020 2:56 pm 2:56 pm

DUBAI (Reuters) – Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said on Wednesday that Tehran’s missile attacks on US targets in Iraq were “a slap on the face” for the United States and it should now pull its forces out of the region. Iran said it launched more than dozen missiles against US targets on Wednesday … Read More


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Trump says ‘all is well’ following Iran missile strike

01 January, 2020 9:14 am 9:14 am

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump said on Tuesday that “all is well” following a retaliatory Iranian missile attack on US-led forces and that he would make a statement on the situation on Wednesday morning. Iran said it had launched the missile attack on two Iraqi military bases hosting US-led coalition personnel as retribution for … Read More


Senior Chinese diplomat set for first visit to South Korea in five years am...

12 December, 2019 12:40 pm 12:40 pm

SEOUL (Reuters) – A high-ranking Chinese diplomat is visiting Seoul this week for the first time in five years as the two countries seek to improve ties amid a spat over a US anti-missile system in South Korea. The Chinese government’s top diplomat, State Councillor Wang Yi, is set to arrive on Wednesday for a … Read More


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Pakistan Navy successfully launches land-based anti-ship missile

11 November, 2019 8:18 pm 8:18 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Pakistan Navy test-fired land-based anti-ship missile ‘Zarb’ as part of a training exercise from the coastal region. The missile successfully followed its preplanned trajectory and accurately engaged the target at sea. Chief of the Naval Staff Admiral Zafar Mahmood Abbasi witnessed the exercise as chief guest. Speaking on the occasion, Admiral … Read More


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India admits Mi-17 chopper shot down by own missile

10 October, 2019 3:59 pm 3:59 pm

NEW DELHI (Web Desk) – India admitted that the Mi-17 chopper crash in Kashmir on February 27, that left six personnel killed, was shot down by its own missile mistakenly hit it, India Today reported. “The Court of Inquiry (COI) has been completed and it was our mistake as our missile had hit our own … Read More


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Pakistan successfully conducts night training launch of ballistic missile G...

08 August, 2019 12:39 pm 12:39 pm

RAWALPINDI (92 News) – Pakistan successfully carried out the night training launch of surface-to-surface ballistic missile Ghaznavi, capable of delivering multiple types of warheads up to 290 KMs. According to the DG ISPR, President Dr Arif Alvi, Prime Minister Imran Khan, CJCSC General Zubair Mahmood Hayat, Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa, Chief … Read More


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N Korea conducts new missile tests as Trump backs Kim on war games

08 August, 2019 1:51 pm 1:51 pm

SEOL (AFP) – North Korea conducted the latest in a series of missile launches Saturday to protest US-South Korean war games, just hours after US President Donald Trump expressed his own frustration with the exercises. Defence officials in Seoul said what appeared to be two short-range ballistic missiles were fired at daybreak from near the … Read More


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US still hopes for talks after latest North Korean missile tests

08 August, 2019 8:33 am 8:33 am

SEOUL/WASHINGTON (Reuters) – North Korea’s latest missile launches did not violate a pledge its leader Kim Jong Un made to US President Donald Trump, a senior US official said on Thursday, but efforts to resume denuclearisation talks remained in doubt. Kim oversaw the first test firing of what North Korean state media called a “new-type … Read More


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North Korea’s Kim says missile test warning to South Korean warmonge...

07 July, 2019 8:36 am 8:36 am

SEOUL (Reuters) – North Korea said on Friday its latest missile launch was a warning to South Korean “warmongers” to stop importing weapons and conducting joint military drills, a message that analysts said was also aimed at the United States. North Korean leader Kim Jong Un personally watched the test-fire of two short-range ballistic missiles … Read More


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NATO calls on Russia to destroy new missile, warns of response

06 June, 2019 4:00 pm 4:00 pm

BRUSSELS (Reuters) – NATO urged Russia on Tuesday to destroy a new missile before an August deadline and save a treaty that keeps land-based nuclear warheads out of Europe or face a more determined alliance response in the region. NATO defence ministers will discuss on Wednesday their next steps if Moscow keeps the missile system … Read More


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Houthi missile attack on Saudi airport wounds 26: Saudi-led coalition

06 June, 2019 6:28 pm 6:28 pm

DUBAI (Reuters) – The Saudi-led military coalition vowed to respond firmly to a missile attack by Yemeni Houthi forces on a civilian airport in southern Saudi Arabia on Wednesday which wounded 26 people. In a statement, it said a projectile hit the arrivals hall at Abha airport, causing material damage. Three women and two children … Read More