Aug 23, 2016

U.N. command condemns North Korean mine-laying on border

North Korea has been laying fresh land mines on its side of the demilitarized zone, the U.N. Command said Tuesday. The mining follows a spate of high-profile defections and appears aimed at preventing its troops from fleeing. Military personnel were seen planting mines on ...

Iran releases images of new missile defense system

Aug 21, 2016

Iran releases images of new missile defense system

Iran released images of its first domestically built long-range missile defense system Sunday, a project started when the country was under international sanctions. Images on multiple state news agencies showed President Hassan Rouhani and Defense Minister Hossein Dehghan standing in front of the new ...

Unexploded bombs extend Yemen war's deadly toll

Aug 15, 2016

Unexploded bombs extend Yemen war's deadly toll

Screams rang out through the hilltop village outside Yemen’s capital after 10-year-old Youssef al-Salmi set off a bomb he had found in a field, perhaps thinking it was a toy. He became the latest of several Yemeni civilians to be killed by unexploded ordnance ...