South Korea’s Defense Ministry to establish team to monitor North Korea’s nuclear activity

South Korea’s President Moon Jae-in (R) presides over an emergency meeting with National Security Council members at the presidential Blue House in Seoul on November 29, 2017, following a new North Korean missile test. (AFP photo) South Korea’s Defense Ministry has decided to form a special team to monitor North Korea’s nuclear activities as fears […]

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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 are most likely to cause […]

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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 of their remnants in Pakistan, […]

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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 Monday. The city contains relatively […]

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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 carrier. The IRGC’s drone division […]

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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 Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC)’s launch […]

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China not after expanding influence with Silk Road: Chinese Defense Ministry spokesman Ren Guoqiang

Chinese Defense Ministry spokesman Ren Guoqiang China’s Defense Ministry says a Chinese trade project commonly known as the Silk Road has no military or geostrategic goals, dismissing claims that Beijing seeks to expand its global footprint with the initiative. The new Silk Road, formally known as the Belt and Road Initiative in China, is President […]

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