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US State Dept approves missile sale raised in Ukraine call

Washington - Washington announced Thursday that the State Department has approved the possible sale of anti-tank missiles to Kiev that was discussed in a call between the US president and his Ukrainian counterpart.

Trump says North Korea talks going ahead despite missile test

Washington - US President Donald Trump on Thursday brushed off North Korea's test of a sea-launched ballistic missile, saying that planned nuclear talks with Pyongyang will go ahead regardless.

Israel says Iran seeking to build precision missiles in Lebanon

Jerusalem - The Israeli army on Thursday accused Iran of collaborating with Lebanon's Hezbollah to assemble precision-guided missiles that could cause "massive" human casualties in Israel.

N. Korea's Kim oversaw test of 'multiple rocket launcher': KCNA

Seoul - North Korean leader Kim Jong Un supervised the test-firing of a "super-large multiple rocket launcher", state media reported Sunday -- further muddying the waters for any resumption of denuclearisation talks.

North Korea fires 'short-range ballistic missiles' into sea: Seoul

Seoul - North Korea Saturday fired what appeared to be two short-range ballistic missiles into the sea after vowing to remain the biggest "threat" to the United States and branding Secretary of State Mike Pompeo as "toxin.

N. Korea fires missiles, rejects further talks with South 

Seoul - North Korea fired what appeared to be two short-range missiles into the sea on Friday and launched a scathing attack on "foolish" calls for dialogue from South Korean President Moon Jae-in, rejecting further peace talks with Seoul.

Pompeo: NKorea missiles don't impact negotiations

Washington - Us Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Wednesday downplayed North Korea's latest missile launches, saying they won't alter the prospects for negotiations on Pyongyang's nuclear weapons.

Beijing warns of 'countermeasures' over US missile plans

Bejing - China warned Tuesday it would take unspecified countermeasures if the United States goes ahead with plans to deploy ground-based intermediate-range missiles in the Asia-Pacific region.

Beijing warns of 'countermeasures' over US missile plans

Bejing - China warned Tuesday it would take unspecified countermeasures if the United States goes ahead with plans to deploy ground-based missiles in the Asia-Pacific region.

US wants to quickly deploy new missiles in Asia: Esper

Sydney - Washington wants to quickly deploy new intermediate-range missiles in Asia, US Defense Secretary Mark Esper said Saturday in a move likely to anger China.

US wants to quickly deploy new missiles in Asia: Esper

Sydney - Washington wants to quickly deploy new intermediate-range missiles in Asia, to counter the rise of China in the region, new US Defense Secretary Mark Esper said Saturday.

Syrian air defence downs Israeli missiles: state media

Damascus - Syrian air defence shot down a number of Israeli missiles targeting the south of the country early Wednesday, the official Sana news agency said.

Syrian air defence fires at 'enemy missiles' in Damascus: state media

Damascus - The Syrian army's anti-aircraft defence was activated Sunday against "enemy missiles" fired from Israel at "positions" in southwest Damascus, the official SANA news agency quoted a military source as saying.

Israel warns Iran that its missiles can travel 'very far'

Haifa - Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu warned Iran Tuesday that Israeli missiles can travel "very far", on the eve of a conference in Poland about peace and security in the Middle East.

Trump vows to boost America's missile defense

Washington - President Donald Trump vowed Thursday to boost America's missile defense systems, including by investing in technology to protect against the growing threat of hypersonic weapons and cruise missiles.

Pompeo urges UN to get tough on Iran missiles

New York - US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Wednesday urged the United Nations to tighten restrictions on Iran's missiles, which he warned could strike US allies, but other powers called instead for dialogue.

Trump says N.Korea missile work 'normal'

Washington - President Donald Trump said Tuesday that the United States was aware of undeclared North Korean missile bases revealed by US researchers but insisted all was fine.

North Korea 'hiding missile bases', US researchers say

Washington - North Korea is operating at least 13 undeclared bases to hide mobile, nuclear-capable missiles, a new study asserted Monday, as progress stalls on US President Donald Trump's signature foreign policy initiative.

North Korea hiding missile bases, US researchers say

Washington - North Korea is operating at least 13 undeclared bases to hide mobile, nuclear-capable missiles, a new study released Monday has found, raising fresh doubts over US President Donald Trump's signature foreign policy initiative.

Pentagon to pull some Patriots from Middle East: US official

The Pentagon is pulling Patriot missile systems from three countries in the Middle East as part of a "rebalance" away from the region, a US official said Wednesday.

Saudi air defences intercept two missiles over Riyadh: state TV

Apo - Saudi Arabia's air defences intercepted two ballistic missiles over the capital Riyadh on Wednesday, state television said, the latest in a series of attacks claimed by rebels in neighbouring Yemen.

Iran's ballistic missiles: bone of contention with West

Tehran - Iran's ballistic missile programme has poisoned relations between Tehran and Western powers for years but for the Islamic republic the issue is staunchly non-negotiable.

Russia rejects UN condemnation of Iran over missiles to Yemen

New York - Russia rejected a draft resolution Friday that would condemn Iran for failing to block supplies of missiles to Yemen's Huthi rebels and call for measures against Tehran, diplomats said.

UN draft calls for 'measures' over Iran missiles to Yemen

New York - The UN Security Council is considering a draft resolution that would condemn Iran for violating the arms embargo on Yemen and call for measures to address this violation, according to the text obtained by AFP on Monday.

Russia deploying ballistic missiles to Baltic enclave: Lithuania

Vilnius - Lithuania on Monday accused Russia of deploying nuclear-capable ballistic missiles to its Kaliningrad exclave on the Baltic, as relations between Moscow and the West sink to post-Cold War lows.

UN report finds Iran in violation of Yemen arms embargo

New York - Iran has violated a UN arms embargo by failing to block supplies to Yemen's Huthi rebels of ballistic missiles that were fired at Saudi Arabia, a UN panel of experts says, bolstering US and Saudi claims of Tehran's military involvement in Yemen.

Guam radio stations accidentally trigger emergency alert

Hagatna - Guam residents received a nasty jolt Tuesday after two radio stations accidentally issued emergency warnings to indicate an imminent threat or attack, at a time when the US territory is already on edge over North Korean threats to fire missiles into ne...

Guam officials 'ecstatic' as North Korea holds off attack

Hagatna - Guam officials were "ecstatic" Tuesday as North Korea appeared to back away from its threat to fire four missiles towards the US territory in the western Pacific.

Guam leader backs 'punch in the nose' for Pyongyang

Hagatna - Guam's leader said Monday that "sometimes a bully can only be stopped with a punch in the nose", in a spirited defence of President Donald Trump's rhetoric against North Korea which has the island in its crosshairs.

Guam residents pray for peace as North Korea deadline looms

Hagatna - The Catholic faithful in Guam led prayers for peace Sunday in the shadow of North Korean missile threat, with the western Pacific island's archbishop appealing for "prudence" amid an escalating war of words between the US and Pyongyang.
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