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US President Donald Trump signs massive defense policy bill worth nearly $700 billion

December 13, 2017 6:30 am
US President Donald Trump signs massive defense policy bill worth nearly $700 billion

US President Donald Trump, surrounded by military officials and members of Congress, including Vice President Mike Pence (R) and Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis (L), signs National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2018, during a signing ceremony in the Roosevelt Room at the White House in Washington, DC, December […]

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Arms-control specialists and nuclear strategists Bruce Blair call for scrapping of America’s ICBM arsenal

November 23, 2017 3:17 pm
Arms-control specialists and nuclear strategists Bruce Blair call for scrapping of America’s ICBM arsenal

An unarmed Minuteman III intercontinental ballistic missile launches during an operational test at 2:10 a.m. Pacific Daylight Time at Vandenberg Air Force Base, California, August 2, 2017. (Photo by AFP) Arms-control specialists and nuclear strategists have called on the United States to scrap its intercontinental ballistic missiles (ICBMs) because they […]

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NATO training for nuclear arms near Russian borders: Defense minister

November 10, 2017 5:01 am
NATO training for nuclear arms near Russian borders: Defense minister

The photo shows a NATO military exercise in Rukla, Lithuania, on August 11, 2017. (Photo by AFP) The Russian defense minister has warned that NATO has been engaged in war games involving nuclear weapons training at Russia’s western borders. In a Friday statement, Sergei Shoigu described “all the buzz created by Western […]

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France hikes defense spending amid involvement in conflicts

November 8, 2017 1:56 am
France hikes defense spending amid involvement in conflicts

The file photo shows a French Rafale fighter jet. (AFP) French lawmakers have approved an increase of nearly two billion euros in defense spending in 2018 as Paris boosts its involvement in the ongoing conflicts across the Middle East and Africa. The 1.8 billion euros in additional spending approved by […]

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No militant group operates freely inside Pakistan: Defense Minister Khurram Dastagir Khan

September 5, 2017 10:30 pm
No militant group operates freely inside Pakistan: Defense Minister Khurram Dastagir Khan

Pakistan’s Defense Minister Khurram Dastagir Khan Islamabad has rejected a statement by the world’s five major rising economies that militant groups in Pakistan pose a regional security threat. Pakistan’s Defense Minister Khurram Dastagir Khan said on Tuesday that no militant group operated freely inside the country. “These organizations, they have some […]

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Over 200 Daesh terrorists killed in airstrike in Dayr al-Zawr: Russia’s Defense Ministry

August 21, 2017 9:11 am
Over 200 Daesh terrorists killed in airstrike in Dayr al-Zawr: Russia’s Defense Ministry

Russia’s Defense Ministry says its aircraft have eliminated more than 200 Daesh terrorists on their way to the eastern Syrian city of Dayr al-Zawr. The operation also destroyed around 20 SUVs laden with large-caliber weapons and mortars, as well as armored vehicles, including tanks, the Ministry said in a statement on […]

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Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guards Corps drone patrols in Persian Gulf will continue despite US psychological operations

August 14, 2017 10:30 pm
Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guards Corps drone patrols in Persian Gulf will continue despite US psychological operations

This US Navy handout photo obtained on July 29, 2017, shows the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz as it transits the Indian Ocean on July 19, 2017. (Photo by AFP) Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) has rejected US claims that a drone made an “unsafe approach” to an American aircraft […]

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China carrier ‘enters Taiwan defense zone’

July 13, 2017 12:48 pm
China carrier ‘enters Taiwan defense zone’

China’s sole aircraft carrier, the Liaoning, arrives in Hong Kong waters on July 7, 2017. (Photo by AFP) Taiwan says a Chinese aircraft carrier has entered its “air defense identification zone (ADIZ)” and is being monitored by Taipei as the carrier sails back from a trip to Hong Kong. Taiwan’s […]

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Iran’s missile killed at least 50 Takfiri Daesh terrorists: Reports

June 20, 2017 3:04 am
Iran’s missile killed at least 50 Takfiri Daesh terrorists: Reports

In this picture released on June 19, 2017, a missile is fired from western Iran targeting the Daesh terrorist group in eastern Syria. (Photo by IRIB) At least 50 Daesh terrorists, including several high-ranking commanders, were killed when one of Iran’s missiles hit their headquarters in Syria’s Dayr al-Zawr. Iran’s […]

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Iran: Missile strike in Syria against Takfiri targets ‘just a small slap’

June 19, 2017 10:30 pm
Iran: Missile strike in Syria against Takfiri targets ‘just a small slap’

Bahram Qassemi, the Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Iran says its Sunday missile attack against Takfiri targets in Syria in retaliation for terror attacks against Tehran was “just a small slap” in the face of the terrorists and their patrons. Bahram Qassemi, Foreign Ministry’s spokesman, made the remarks on Monday following the Islamic […]

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