US says all UN sanctions on Iran restored, but world yawns

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration declared Saturday that all U.N. sanctions against Iran have been restored, a move most of the rest of the world rejects as illegal and sets the stage for an ...

Iran vows to go after Americans who killed top general

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — The chief of Iran’s paramilitary Revolutionary Guard threatened Saturday to go after everyone who had a role in a top general's January killing during a U.S. drone strike in Iraq. ...

Biden would push for less US reliance on nukes for defense

WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrat Joe Biden leaves little doubt that if elected he would try to scale back President Donald Trump's buildup in nuclear weapons spending. And although the former vice president...

Satellite images show N. Korea preparing for military parade

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea is preparing for a massive military parade in its capital to mark the 75th anniversary of its ruling party next month, satellite images indicated Friday, even as ...

Romania's military gets first U.S. Patriot missile shipment

BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Romania’s armed forces received their first shipment of U.S. Patriot surface-to-air missiles on Thursday, part of efforts to upgrade the country’s military capabilities. ...

Seoul: N. Korea may conduct underwater-launched missile test

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea may soon conduct its first underwater-launched ballistic missile test in about a year, a top South Korean military official said Wednesday, amid long-stalled nucl...

Trump's talk of secret new weapon fits a pattern of puzzles

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is expanding his arsenal of spectacular, but hard to explain, claims about U.S. military might. First, there were invisible airplanes. Then, ...

General says US cutting troops in Iraq to 3,000 this month

WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States is reducing its troop presence in Iraq this month from 5,200 to 3,000, the top American commander for the Middle East said Wednesday, as President Donald Trump trie...

Multiple Chinese warplanes enter Taiwan's ADIZ during missile test

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — While the Taiwanese military was engaging in a live-fire exercise involving its arsenal of long-range missiles early on Wednesday (Sept. 9), several People's Liberatio...

North Korea military parade will 'send a message' to the world

Satellite images have revealed vast numbers of North Korean troops and vehicles practicing parade ground maneuvers ahead of Thursday's 75th anniversary of the founding of the Workers' Party of...

Air Force awards $13.3 billion contract for nuclear missiles

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Air Force on Tuesday awarded a $13.3 billion contract for engineering and development work on a replacement for the Minuteman 3 missile, which has operated continuously for half ...

Unarmed missile launched from California for system test

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. (AP) — An unarmed Minuteman 3 intercontinental ballistic missile was launched early Wednesday from California to a target in the Pacific Ocean in a test of the defens...

Pentagon says China planning big increase in nuclear arsenal

WASHINGTON (AP) — China likely plans to double its stockpile of nuclear warheads in this decade, including those designed to be carried atop ballistic missiles that can reach the United States, the Pe...

Can China’s DF-21D missile destroy US aircraft carriers as advertised?

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — China fired a “carrier killer” anti-ship ballistic missile (ASBM) into the South China Sea on Wednesday (Aug. 26), the day after the U.S. sent a U-2 aircraft t...

US plans further troop reductions in Iraq by November

WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States plans to reduce its military force in Iraq from the current 5,200 to about 3,500 by November, U.S. officials said Friday. The cut would be in line with President Do...