Iran tests new missile after U.S. criticizes arms program

Sep 24, 2017

Iran tests new missile after U.S. criticizes arms program

Iran said on Saturday it had successfully tested a new ballistic missile with a range of 2,000 km (1,200 miles) and would keep developing its arsenal despite U.S. pressure to stop. The United States has imposed unilateral sanctions on Iran, saying its missile tests violate ...

China imposes limit on oil supply to North Korea

Sep 23, 2017

China imposes limit on oil supply to North Korea

China announced Saturday that it will limit energy supplies to North Korea and stop buying its textiles under U.N. sanctions imposed over its nuclear and missile development, further reducing support from Pyongyang's last ally. Exports of refined petroleum to the North will be limited to ...

Defying Trump, Iran says it will boost missile capabilities

/ Sep 23, 2017

Defying Trump, Iran says it will boost missile capabilities

Iran will strengthen its missile capabilities and not seek any country's permission, President Hassan Rouhani said on Friday, rejecting demands from U.S. President Donald Trump. Rouhani spoke at a military parade where an Iranian news agency said one of the weapons on display was a ...

Despite tensions, U.S. sees value in New START treaty with Russia

/ Sep 23, 2017

Despite tensions, U.S. sees value in New START treaty with Russia

The United States sees value in the New Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty (New START) with Russia, despite Washington's concerns about Moscow's track record on arms control and other issues, senior U.S. officials said Friday. The remarks by the Trump administration officials, speaking to reporters on ...