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Satellite images show activity at North Korean nuclear site

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Commercial satellite images suggest a resumption of construction activity at North Korea’s nuclear testing ground nearly four years after leader Kim Jong Un declared the site...

EXPLAINER: Impending Iran nuclear deal alarms Israel

JERUSALEM (AP) — While the world’s attention has been focused on Ukraine, the Biden administration also has been racing with world powers toward restoring the 2015 international nuclear deal with Iran...

Israel successfully tests naval air defense system

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel on Monday said it successfully tested a new naval air defense system, intercepting a series of threats in what officials called a key layer of protection against Iran and its p...

Israeli leader talks to Biden about Islamic State, Iran

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel's prime minister on Sunday congratulated President Joe Biden for last week's deadly raid in Syria that killed the leader of the Islamic State group, the Israeli premier's offic...

Officials: Russia at 70 percent of Ukraine military buildup

WASHINGTON (AP) — Russia has assembled at least 70 percent of the military firepower it likely intends to have in place by mid-month to give President Vladimir Putin the option of launching a full-sca...

Israeli PM to speed up rollout of lasers for missile defense

TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — Israel’s prime minister on Tuesday acknowledged that its Iron Dome defense system is too expensive and the country is speeding the rollout of laser technology to help protect i...

N. Korea confirms missile tests as Kim visits munitions site

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea said Friday its two latest rounds of weapons tests this week were successful while vowing to bolster its nuclear “war deterrent” and speed up the development of m...

North Korea fires 2 suspected missiles in 6th launch in 2022

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea on Thursday fired two suspected ballistic missiles into the sea in its sixth round of weapons launches this month, South Korea’s military said. ...

N. Korea, after harsh 2-year lockdown, slowly reopens border

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — After spending two years in a strict lockdown because of the COVID-19 pandemic, North Korea may finally be opening up — slowly. The reason could reflect a growing sense of re...

S. Korean officials say North Korea tested cruise missiles

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea on Tuesday test-fired two suspected cruise missiles in its fifth round of weapons launches this month, South Korean military officials said, as it displays its mi...

North Korea fires 2 missiles into Sea of Japan, says Seoul

North Korea fired two suspected cruise missiles into the sea off its east coast early on Tuesday, South Korean officials said, according to Yonhap news agency. South Korea's military is assessin...

Russia and China block new UN sanctions on 5 North Koreans

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Russia and China blocked the U.N. Security Council on Thursday from imposing sanctions on five North Korean officials in response to Pyongyang’s recent ballistic missile tests, a...

N.Korea suggests it may resume nuclear, missile tests; slams 'hostile' U.S.

North Korea will bolster its defences against the United States and consider resuming "all temporally-suspended activities", state news agency KCNA said on Thursday, an apparent reference to...

N. Korea slams US, hints at resuming nuclear, ICBM tests

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Accusing the United States of hostility and threats, North Korea on Thursday said it will consider restarting “all temporally-suspended activities” it had paused during its d...

North Korea hints it may resume nuclear tests

North Korea hinted on Thursday that it could resume nuclear and long-range weapons tests. North Korea said that it would bolster its defenses against the United States and consider restarting "a...