Stories tagged: missiles
THURSDAY, MARCH 16, 2017, 10:43 P.M.
Syrian missiles fired at Israeli jets that struck in Syria
Anti-aircraft missiles were launched from Syria into Israeli-controlled territory early Friday following a series of Israeli airstrikes in Syria, the Israeli military said.
MONDAY, MARCH 6, 2017, 9:54 A.M.
Japan goes to highest alert level after North Korea missiles
Japan moved to the highest possible alert level after North Korea fired four ballistic missiles simultaneously into nearby waters, the latest provocation from Kim Jong Un’s regime.
THURSDAY, DEC. 15, 2016, 11:04 P.M.
Fijian man found guilty of trying to sell devices to China
A jury has found a Fijian man guilty of coming to the U.S. to buy devices used in aircraft, satellites and missiles so he could sell them to China, in …
TUESDAY, OCT. 4, 2016, 1:03 P.M.
Russia sends more air defense missiles to Syria
The Russian military said Tuesday it had beefed up its forces in Syria with state-of-the-art air defense missiles, an announcement that follows Washington’s move to suspend contacts with Russia over …
TUESDAY, SEPT. 6, 2016, 1:20 P.M.
U.N. Security Council condemns North Korea missile tests
The U.N. Security Council is strongly condemning North Korea’s latest ballistic missile launches and threatening “further significant measures” if it refuses to stop its nuclear and missile tests.
MONDAY, SEPT. 5, 2016, 1:37 P.M.
South Korea says North Korea fires 3 medium-range missiles
North Korea on Monday fired three medium-range missiles that traveled about 1,000 kilometers (620 miles) and landed near Japan in an apparent show of force timed to coincide with the …
THURSDAY, APRIL 28, 2016, 7:25 P.M.
Suspected midrange North Korean missiles fail, South Korea says
North Korea attempted unsuccessfully to launch two suspected powerful intermediate-range missiles on Thursday, South Korean defense officials said, bringing the number of apparent failures in recent weeks to three.
FRIDAY, MARCH 11, 2016, 4:23 P.M.
Russia, China oppose US missile-defense in South Korea
The foreign ministers of China and Russia are opposing the possible deployment of an advanced American missile-defense system in South Korea.
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 9, 2016, 11:29 A.M.
Iran fires 2 missiles marked with ‘Israel must be wiped out’
Iran test-launched two ballistic missiles Wednesday emblazoned with the phrase “Israel must be wiped out” in Hebrew, Iranian media reported, in a show of power by the Shiite nation as …
TUESDAY, MARCH 8, 2016, 4:59 P.M.
Iran launches ballistic missiles during military exercise
Iran’s Revolutionary Guard launched several medium-range and short-range ballistic missiles in recent days as part of a military exercise, the Guard announced Tuesday.
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 2, 2016, 11:44 A.M.
U.S. sanctions North Koreans for missile, nuclear programs
The United States on Wednesday sanctioned a dozen individuals and five organizations tied to North Korea’s nuclear and weapons proliferation efforts.
MONDAY, FEB. 8, 2016, 12:21 A.M.
Game-changing U.S. missiles may alter North Asian geopolitics
The U.S. has opened the door to parking a ballistic missile defense system on North Korea’s doorstep, a move that could reshape North Asia’s security landscape.
SATURDAY, JULY 19, 2014
Charles Krauthammer: Hamas’ missiles offer flash of moral clarity
Israel accepts an Egyptian-proposed Gaza cease-fire; Hamas keeps firing. Hamas deliberately aims rockets at civilians; Israel painstakingly tries to avoid them, actually telephoning civilians in the area and dropping warning …
FRIDAY, JUNE 19, 2009
U.S. preps for missile launch
WASHINGTON – Reacting to reports that North Korea may be preparing to test-fire a missile toward Hawaii, Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates said Thursday that he had ordered additional missile …
WEDNESDAY, JUNE 17, 2009
N. Korean missiles not immediate threat
WASHINGTON – North Korea’s missiles may be capable of hitting West Coast cities within three years, a top Pentagon official warned Tuesday, but are unlikely to be able to deliver …