North Korea Test-Fired Hypersonic Missile on Jan. 5, State Media Claims

North Korea test-fired a new “hypersonic missile” on Jan. 5, state media reported on Jan. 6. Korea Central News Agency (KCNA) reported that North Korea test-fired a missile that carried a “hypersonic gliding warhead” and successfully traveled 435 miles (800) …

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North Korea Fires Ballistic Missile, Japan and South Korea Says

North Korea fired at least one ballistic missile off its east coast on Jan. 5, Japan and South Korea said. The Japan Coast Guard, who first reported the launch, said that the projectile had fallen into the sea by 8:23 …

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More Than 125 Houthi Rebels Killed in Yemen’s Marib Fighting

Multiple security and medical sources said on Tuesday that about 125 Houthi rebels were killed during airstrikes conducted by the Saudi-led coalition and direct clashes with pro-government forces in Shabwa and Al-Bayad provinces, bordering Marib city. A Yemeni unnamed medical …

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Two Israeli Pilots Killed In Chopper Crash Near Haifa Coast

Israeli Army said its two Defense Forces pilots were killed and another crew member received injuries on Monday night when their military helicopter crashed over the Mediterranean.   “The helicopter went down in the Mediterranean off the coast of the …

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Drone Attacks on US Base in Iraq Foiled

A US official confirmed that the Iraqi Defense Forces have shot down two explosive-laden drones on Tuesday as they approached the Ain Al Asad airbase, hosting US forces in the west of Baghdad. An unnamed official of the US-led international …

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White House Releases Joint P5 Statement on Preventing Nuclear War and Avoiding Arms Races

China, France, Russia, Britain, and the United States (P5) have released a joint statement pledging to prevent nuclear war and avoid arms races. “We affirm that a nuclear war cannot be won and must never be fought. As nuclear use …

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Israel to Buy $2B in US Military Aircraft from Lockheed Martin

The Israel Defense Ministry said they will buy 12 Lockheed Martin CH-53K helicopters and two Boeing KC-46 refueling planes from the US as part of strengthening its defense capabilities. The ministry said the deal is worth around $2 billion, adding …

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EU Backs Myanmar Arms Embargo in Response to Junta Atrocities

The European Union has called for an international arms embargo against Myanmar following a massacre that left 35 people dead including humanitarian workers. On Christmas eve, junta forces killed 35 people, including two Save the Children workers, and set fire …

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Prime Minister Confirms All US Combat Troops Left Iraq

The government of Iraq on Wednesday has announced that all the US combat troops have left the country, and applauded their role in the fight against Islamic State extremist group. Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhimi in a tweet message said …

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Iran Warns Israel’s Dimona Nuclear Facility is First Target If War Breaks Out

Iran’s Chief of Staff of the Armed Forces, Gen. Mohammad Bagheri warned that they will attack Israel’s key Dimona nuclear facility first if war breaks out between the two countries. Bagheri claimed that his country knew how to use multiple …

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