S. Korea, US fire ballistic missiles in response to N. Korea tests

S. Korea, US fire ballistic missiles in response to N. Korea tests

South Korea and the United States fired eight ballistic missiles on Monday in response to North Korean weapons tests the previous day, Seoul's military said.

N.Korea fires volley of missiles, South calls it a 'test' of new government

N.Korea fires volley of missiles, South calls it a 'test' of new government

North Korea fired eight short-range ballistic missiles towards the sea off its east coast on Sunday, likely its largest single test, a day after South Korea and the United States ended joint military drills.

Azerbaijan accuses Armenia of firing ballistic missiles, Armenia denies

Azerbaijan accuses Armenia of firing ballistic missiles, Armenia denies

Azerbaijan's Ministry of Defence said that Armenian armed forces fired ballistic missiles towards its territory in Gabala and Kurdamir districts, north of the country, targeting civilians.

North Korea fires two short-range ballistic missiles into sea

North Korea fires two short-range ballistic missiles into sea

North Korea on Saturday fired what appeared to be two short-range ballistic missiles from a site on the country's east coast, the South Korean presidential office said, in the fifth such launch within weeks.

N.Korean leader Kim oversaw testing of multiple rocket launchers -KCNA

N.Korean leader Kim oversaw testing of multiple rocket launchers -KCNA

North Korea has conducted a "strike drill" for multiple launchers, firing tactical guided weapons into the East Sea in a military drill supervised by leader Kim Jong Un on Saturday, the North's state media reported on Sunday.

US warns Iran against space launches, ballistic missiles

US warns Iran against space launches, ballistic missiles

The United States issued a pre-emptive warning to Iran on Thursday against pursuing three planned space rocket launches that it said would violate a U.N. Security Council resolution because they use ballistic missile technology.

Saudi air defences intercept two missiles over Riyadh

Saudi air defences intercept two missiles over Riyadh

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.

France says Iran not respecting UN text on ballistic missiles

France says Iran not respecting UN text on ballistic missiles

France's foreign minister accused Iran on Monday of not respecting part of a UN resolution that calls on Tehran to refrain from work on ballistic missiles designed to carry nuclear warheads.

France says Iran not respecting UN text on ballistic missiles

France says Iran not respecting UN text on ballistic missiles

France's foreign minister accused Iran on Monday of not respecting part of a UN resolution that calls on Tehran to refrain from work on ballistic missiles designed to carry nuclear warheads.

Saudi crown prince accuses Iran of 'direct aggression'

Saudi crown prince accuses Iran of 'direct aggression'

This "could be considered as an act of war," Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman said.

Japan says North Korea poses 'new level of threat'

Japan says North Korea poses 'new level of threat'

North Korea's missile development poses a "new level of threat", Japan's defence ministry said Tuesday in an annual report that also reiterated concerns over China's increasing military posture.

North Korea fires four ballistic missiles into sea near Japan

North Korea fires four ballistic missiles into sea near Japan

North Korea fired four ballistic missiles into the sea off Japan's northwest on Monday, angering South Korea and Japan, days after it promised retaliation over US-South Korea military drills it sees as a preparation for war.