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US, S. Korea fly 20 fighter jets amid N. Korea tensions

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The South Korean and U.S. militaries flew 20 fighter jets over South Korea’s western sea Tuesday in a continued show of force as a senior U.S. official warned of a forceful r...

South Korea, US launch missiles in response to North’s tests

South Korea and the United States launched eight surface-to-surface missiles early Monday in response to North Korea’s volley of short-range ballistic missiles a day earlier. What do we know so...

Seoul: N Korea fires suspected ICBM and 2 other missiles

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea test-launched a suspected intercontinental ballistic missile and two shorter-range weapons into the sea Wednesday, South Korea said, hours after President Joe Bid...

Hezbollah leader: Iran could retaliate for Israeli strikes

BEIRUT (AP) — The leader of Lebanon’s militant Hezbollah group warned Friday that if Israel continues to target Iran’s presence in the region, Tehran could eventually retaliate by striking deep inside...

Syria says Israel attacked areas near the capital, Damascus

DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — Syrian air defenses were active early Wednesday as Israel fired several surface-to-surface missiles at military positions near the capital, Damascus, state media reported. There...

Taiwan's new Hsiung Sheng missile can reach Wuhan, Qingdao

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Details have emerged about Taiwan's new surface-to-surface missile, the Hsiung Sheng (雄昇飛彈), showing that it can reach as far north as Qingdao in China's Shandong ...

Iran to answer UN nuclear questions as deal talks near end

VIENNA (AP) — Iran has agreed to supply answers long sought by the United Nations' nuclear watchdog, Tehran and the U.N. agency said Saturday, as talks in Vienna over its tattered atomic deal with wor...

Taiwan to begin mass production of 18 types of weapons, military equipment this year

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Legislative Yuan has passed a budget to enhance sea and air power, with 18 types of weapons and military equipment to enter mass production beginning this year. The...

Syria reports Israeli missile attack near Golan Heights

DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — Israel fired several surface-to-surface missiles toward Syrian military positions in the country’s south early Wednesday causing material damage, state media reported. ...

Syria reports Israeli strikes near Damascus, no casualties

DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — Israel fired several surface-to-surface missiles toward Syrian military positions south of Damascus overnight, causing material damage, state media reported Thursday. ...

Israel hits Syria, killing soldier after anti-aircraft fire

JERUSALEM (AP) — A Syrian soldier was killed and five others were wounded in an Israeli attack near the capital Damascus, Syrian state media said. The Israeli military said it attacked targets in Syri...

Syria: Israeli missiles hit Damascus suburbs wounding troops

BEIRUT (AP) — Syria's air defenses responded Saturday to missiles fired from Israel toward suburbs of the capital Damascus, wounding two soldiers, the Syrian military said. Syria's s...

Iran's Revolutionary Guard launches aircraft-carrying ship

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's paramilitary Revolutionary Guard said it launched a heavy warship Thursday capable of carrying helicopters, drones and missile launchers amid ongoing tensions with the U.S. ...

Analysis: With improved leverage, North Korea leader Kim awaits winner of US vote

SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korea’s Kim Jong Un awaits the winner of next week’s U.S. presidential election armed with greater leverage in high-stakes nuclear diplomacy, thanks to a more power...

Putin offers NATO site inspections to avoid missile buildup

MOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin proposed Monday that NATO and Russia should conduct mutual inspections of each other's military bases to secure a moratorium on the deployment of new mis...