Oct 21, 2016

Iran denies role in failed missile attack on U.S. destroyer off Yemen

Iran on Thursday denied playing any role in last week’s failed missile attack on a U.S. Navy vessel in the Red Sea, saying reports coming from Washington are “baseless and paranoid.” “The ambiguous and contradictory remarks by American officials in past days are wrong ...

Aug 29, 2016

Iran deploys Russia-delivered long-range missiles to Fordo nuclear site

Tehran has deployed a recently delivered Russian-made long-range missile system to central Iran to protect its Fordo nuclear facility, state television said Sunday. Protecting nuclear facilities is paramount “in all circumstances” Gen. Farzad Esmaili, the commander of Iran’s air defenses, told the IRIB channel. ...

Jul 28, 2016

China says pressing ahead with own anti-missile system

China’s Defense Ministry confirmed on Thursday that it was pressing ahead with anti-missile system tests after pictures appeared on state television, amid anger at South Korea’s decision to deploy an advanced U.S. anti-missile system. An announcement by South Korea and the United States this ...

Pyongyang plans late-June legislative assembly

Jun 9, 2016

Pyongyang plans late-June legislative assembly

North Korea said on Thursday that it will convene a session of its parliamentary in late June, following a rare congress of the country’s ruling Workers’ Party in May that cemented young leader Kim Jong Un’s control of the isolated state. Delegates to the ...