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North Korea launches two suspected missiles after warnings to Washington

10 October, 2019 11:14 pm 11:14 pm

SEOUL (Reuters) – North Korea fired two suspected missiles into the sea between the Korean peninsula and Japan on Thursday, according to military officials in Japan and South Korea, ending nearly a month-long lull in testing after denuclearisation talks stalled. The launches, which Japanese authorities identified as likely ballistic missiles, were the first since one … Read More


Iran oil tanker hit by two missiles off Saudi coast: Iranian state media

10 October, 2019 12:51 pm 12:51 pm

DUBAI (Reuters) – An Iranian-owned oil tanker was struck by two missiles off the Saudi port of Jeddah on Friday, Iranian state television reported, quoting the National Iranian Oil Company (NIOC) which owns the vessel. The tanker was set ablaze and suffered heavy damage and was leaking crude about 60 miles (96 km) from Jeddah, … Read More


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Coalition destroys missiles fired by Houthis at Saudi Arabia: Spokesman

08 August, 2019 1:41 am 1:41 am

CAIRO (Reuters) – A Saudi-led coalition fighting Yemen’s Houthis intercepted and destroyed six ballistic missiles fired by the Iran-aligned group targeting civilians in Jizan, southwest of the kingdom, Saudi state news agency SPA said on Sunday. Earlier, the military spokesman for the Iran-aligned Houthi movement said the group fired 10 Badr-1 ballistic missiles at Saudi … Read More


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Syrian military destroys Israeli missiles before reaching Iranian targets

08 August, 2019 6:23 am 6:23 am

DAMASCUS (92 News) – The Syrian army destroyed on Saturday the missiles Israel had fired at Iranian forces and installations near Damascus. Syrian state media said Syrian air defences intercepted “hostile targets” over Damascus, the capital, Saturday night. Witnesses in Damascus said they heard and saw explosions in the sky. “The aggression is ongoing and … Read More


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Complicating US attempts for talks North Korea launches short-range missile...

08 August, 2019 5:50 am 5:50 am

SEOUL (Reuters) – Japan’s Coast Guard said it detected suspected ballistic missile launches from North Korea on Saturday, while the South Korean military said North Korea had fired two missiles into the sea off its east coast. A US official, speaking on the condition of anonymity, said North Korea had fired two missiles that appeared … Read More


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North Korea fires two missiles, rejects South’s ‘senseless̵...

08 August, 2019 8:17 am 8:17 am

SEOUL (Reuters) – North Korea launched at least two projectiles into the sea on Friday, South Korea’s military said, shortly after Pyongyang described South Korea’s president as “impudent” and vowed that inter-Korean talks are over. The North has protested against joint military drills conducted by South Korea and the United States, which kicked off last … Read More


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N Korea fires short-range ballistic missiles for 2nd time in a week

07 July, 2019 10:36 am 10:36 am

SEOUL (Reuters) – North Korea fired two short-range ballistic missiles early on Wednesday, the South Korean military said, only days after it launched two similar missiles intended to pressure South Korea and the United States to stop upcoming military drills. The latest launches were from the Wonsan area on North Korea’s east coast, the same … Read More


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North Korea fires missiles into sea, fresh nuclear talks in doubt

07 July, 2019 9:07 am 9:07 am

SEOUL (Reuters) – North Korea fired two short-range missiles early on Thursday from its east coast, South Korea’s military said, the first missile test since leader Kim Jong Un and US President Donald Trump agreed to revive stalled denuclearisation talks. The missiles, launched from near the coastal city of Wonsan, flew about 430 km (267 … Read More


China to impose sanctions on US firms that sell arms to Taiwan

07 July, 2019 8:54 am 8:54 am

BEIJING/WASHINGTON (Reuters) – China has warned it would impose sanctions on US firms involved in a deal to sell $2.2-billion worth of tanks, missiles and related equipment to Taiwan, saying it harmed China’s sovereignty and national security. On Monday last, the Pentagon said the US State Department had approved the sale of the weapons requested … Read More


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North Korea fires more missiles, US announces ship seizure as tensions moun...

05 May, 2019 9:10 am 9:10 am

SEOUL/WASHINGTON (Reuters) – North Korea fired what appeared to be two short-range missiles on Thursday in its second such test in less than a week, and the United States said it had seized a North Korean cargo ship as tensions again mounted between the two countries. US President Donald Trump said that “nobody is happy” … Read More


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19 Palestinians martyred in Israeli strikes

05 May, 2019 9:17 am 9:17 am

GAZA/JERUSALEM (Reuters) – As many as 19 Palestinians were martyred in Israeli strikes while four Israelis were killed in rockets and missiles from Gaza on Sunday. Two Palestinian officials and a TV station belonging to Hamas, Gaza’s Islamist rulers, said a ceasefire had been reached at 0430am (0130 GMT), apparently stopping the violence from broadening … Read More


US sanctions China for buying Russian fighter jets, missiles

09 September, 2018 9:50 am 9:50 am

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Trump administration imposed sanctions on the Chinese military on Thursday for buying fighter jets and missile systems from Russia, in breach of a sweeping U.S. sanctions law punishing Moscow for meddling in the 2016 US election. The US State Department said it would immediately impose sanctions on China’s Equipment Development Department … Read More