Won’t resume nuclear talks ‘under threat’; says Iran
Iran said on Monday that it will not accept the resumption of nuclear negotiations with the West under pressure or threat. Indirect talks between Iran, US on reviving nuclear deal remain stalled since August
Russia launches missile attacks on Ukraine despite G7 pressure
Russia relaunches missile attacks on Ukraine as the West tried to limit Moscow's ability to finance its invasion by imposing a price cap on Russian seaborne oil.
US to produce six advanced air defense systems for Ukraine
The US Army has announced that a $1.2 billion contract to produce six National Advanced Surface-to-Air Missile Systems (NASAMS) for Ukraine, amid its conflict with Russia, has been awarded to the defense conglomerate Raytheon.
US likely to supply Patriot missiles to Ukraine
The United States government is mulling over whether to provide Patriot missiles to Ukraine’s armed forces, the Defense Department said, weeks after Kiev explicitly requested the pricey weapon system.
Pentagon says, China’s nuclear arsenal will triple by 2035
China's nuclear arsenal is likely to more than triple to 1,500 warheads by 2035, the Pentagon said in a Tuesday report that also highlighted the increasing sophistication of the country's air force.
Pentagon is considering sending 150 km strike weapon to Ukraine
The Pentagon is considering a Boeing proposal to supply Ukraine with cheap, small precision bombs fitted onto abundantly available rockets, allowing Kyiv to strike far behind Russian lines as the West struggles to meet demand for more arms.
Military aid to Ukraine could hurt Taiwan, fears US government
Washington’s policy of continuously arming Ukraine is exacerbating delays of weapon shipments to Taiwan, the Wall Street Journal reported on Sunday, citing congressional and government officials familiar with the matter.
Pentagon says, missile strikes US base in Syria
An American military outpost in Syria has come under rocket fire, according to US Central Command, which condemned the yet-to-be-identified attackers for undermining the region’s “hard-earned stability” amid rising violence between Türkiye and local Kurdish factions.
Hungary promised Sweden to ratify its NATO membership next year
Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban has promised that Finland and Sweden’s NATO membership bids will definitely be among the first items on the agenda when the country’s parliament reconvenes next year, likely around mid-February.
Ukraine war gives boom to Eastern Europe’s arms industry
Eastern Europe's arms industry is churning out guns, artillery shells and other military supplies at a pace not seen since the Cold War as governments in the region lead efforts to aid Ukraine in its fight against Russia.
US running low on Javelin anti-tank missiles and other ammunition
The US is starting to worry about the lack of state-of-the-art systems and ammunition it is sending to Ukraine amid the conflict with Russia, CNN reported on Thursday, citing sources.
Ukraine energy infrastructure under constant Russian attacks
Russian attacks Ukrainian positions with missiles and shells in several regions and there was no let up in heavy fighting in Donetsk in the east, the Ukrainian military said on Thursday night as Moscow's occupying forces appeared more active.