Iran has successfully tested a rocket that can deliver satellites into orbit, state television reported on Thursday, an event likely to raise tensions with the United States because of its potential use in a ballistic missile.
The United States unveiled new economic sanctions against Iran over its ballistic missile programme and for contributing to regional tensions and said it was deeply concerned about its "malign activities across the Middle East."
North Korea said on Tuesday it successfully test-launched an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM), which flew a trajectory that an expert said could allow a weapon to hit the US state of Alaska.
North Korea fired a ballistic missile into waters off its east coast on Sunday, a week after it tested an intermediate-range missile which experts saw as an advancement in the reclusive state's weapons programme.
Yemen's deputy chief of staff was killed on Wednesday when the armed Houthi movement battling government forces fired a ballistic missile at an army camp on the Red Sea coast, according to a military source.
North Korea fired a ballistic missile on Sunday, drawing a strong rebuke from US President Donald Trump who vowed "100 per cent" support for key ally Japan at a press conference with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe.
Iran on Thursday rejected a warning from US President Donald Trump's administration over its latest missile test as unfounded and "provocative".
North Korea is in the "final stages" of developing an intercontinental ballistic missile, leader Kim Jong-Un said on Sunday, adding the country had significantly bolstered its nuclear deterrent in 2016.
North Korea is ready to conduct an additional nuclear test at any time, South Korea's Defence Ministry said on Monday, three days after the reclusive North's fifth test drew widespread condemnation.
North Korea fired a submarine-launched missile on Wednesday that flew about 500 km (311 miles) towards Japan, a show of improving technological capability for the isolated country ...
North Korea appeared to have test-fired a submarine-launched ballistic missile, Seoul's defence ministry said, a day after the US and South Korea decided to deploy an advanced missile defence system in the South.