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Saudi Arabia intercepts ballistic missile near Yemen border

Saudi Arabia intercepts ballistic missile near Yemen border

The Houthi rebels, locked in a war against Yemen's Saudi-backed government, said they had fired a missile at the kingdom's southwestern province of Najran in a statement tweeted by their Al-Masirah television channel.

UN to vote on new N Korea sanctions targeting oil

UN to vote on new N Korea sanctions targeting oil

The UN Security Council will vote Friday on a US-drafted resolution ramping up sanctions on North Korea by restricting oil supplies vital for Pyongyang's missile and nuclear programs.

Iran 'strongly denies' arming Yemen rebels

Iran 'strongly denies' arming Yemen rebels

Tehran strongly denied on Wednesday that it had supplied weapons to Yemeni rebels which they used in attacks on its archfoe Saudi Arabia as alleged by both Riyadh and Washington.

Cathay flight crew 'saw' North Korea missile from plane

Cathay flight crew 'saw' North Korea missile from plane

A statement from Cathay Pacific said a flight crew had that day sighted "what is suspected to be the re-entry of the recent DPRK test missile".

North Korea holds mass celebrations for latest missile test

North Korea holds mass celebrations for latest missile test

North Korea held mass celebrations for its latest successful long-range missile test, Pyongyang's state media said Saturday, with a propaganda-filled display of fireworks and dancing in public squares.

Saudi-led forces close air, sea and land access to Yemen

Saudi-led forces close air, sea and land access to Yemen

The move follows the interception of a missile fired towards Riyadh on Saturday which the coalition has described as a "dangerous escalation" by the Iran-allied Houthi militia which controls large parts of Yemen.

N Korea readies missile launch ahead of US-S Korea drill

N Korea readies missile launch ahead of US-S Korea drill

North Korea is believed to be preparing to launch a ballistic missile ahead of an upcoming joint naval drill by the US and South Korea, a news report said Saturday, citing a government source.

Iran tests new missile defying US warnings

Iran tests new missile defying US warnings

Iran said on Saturday that it had successfully tested a new medium-range missile in defiance of warnings from Washington that it was ready to ditch a landmark nuclear deal over the issue.

N Korea vows to boost weapons programmes after sanctions

N Korea vows to boost weapons programmes after sanctions

North Korea vowed Wednesday to accelerate its weapons programmes in response to ‘evil’ sanctions imposed by the UN Security Council following its latest and most powerful nuclear test.

US formally requests UN vote Monday on North Korea

US formally requests UN vote Monday on North Korea

The US has formally requested a UN Security Council vote on Monday on tough new sanctions against North Korea despite resistance from China and Russia, as Pyongyang's state media calls for a nuclear arms buildup.

North Korea says H-bomb test 'a perfect success'

North Korea says H-bomb test 'a perfect success'

The North has tested a hydrogen bomb with "perfect success", a jubilant newsreader announced on state television, adding the device could be mounted on a missile.

US, S Korea agree to revise missile treaty in face of N Korean threats

US, S Korea agree to revise missile treaty in face of N Korean threats

US President Donald Trump agreed with South Korean President Moon Jae-in to revise a joint treaty capping the development of the South's ballistic missiles, Moon's office said on Saturday ...