Washington alleges Moscow "is offering Iran an unprecedented level of military and technical support — that is transforming their relationship into a fully fledged defense partnership."
Leader Kim Jong-un says his country will never abandon nuclear weapons as parliament enacts a law authorising Pyongyang to "automatically" execute preventive nuclear strikes against enemy forces.
The last time North Korea conducted a weapons test was July 10, when they fired what appeared to be multiple rocket launchers.
Leader of North Korea Kim Jong-un has said that the country will continue to bolster its nuclear capabilities despite being under biting international sanctions over its nuclear weapons programme.
Capture of the port city will give Russia a land route to connect Crimea with the separatist-held regions of Donbass. It will also boost the morale of Putin’s troops, who are facing unexpected resistance.
The attacks on major cities in the Gulf mark a dangerous escalation that could see the spillover beyond Yemen and parts of Saudi Arabia.
India (16) and Pakistan (10) conducted 26 ballistic and cruise missile tests in 2021 while North Korea conducted just six missile tests but they became media headlines.
The initiative could change regional power dynamics and complicate efforts to revive a 2015 Iran nuclear deal as the eighth round of the negotiations is set to begin in Vienna next week.
US condemns Hamas rockets as "unacceptable escalation" and says Israel has "legitimate right" to defend itself despite Israeli air strikes killing 20 people in Gaza and its forces wounding hundreds in Al Aqsa Mosque complex.
Turkey's National Defense Ministry said Turkish troops in the region "have been alerted” and the developments are being followed.
Iranian paramilitary Revolutionary Guard forces hold a military exercise, involving ballistic missiles and drones, at a time of heightened tensions with the United States in the final days of President Donald Trump’s administration.
The country has made big strides towards homegrown arms production, creating a demand for exports and reducing its reliance on imports by 48 percent compared to the previous five-year period.
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