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UN report finds Iran in violation of Yemen arms embargo

AFP | Iran has violated a UN arms embargo by failing to block supplies to Yemen's Huthi rebels of ballistic missiles that were fired at...

Could the US be responsible for anti-government protests in Iran?

James M Dorsey | In supporting recent anti-government protests in Iran, both Iranian hardliners and the US State Department may want to be careful what...

North Korea set to launch satellite: report

AFP | North Korea is preparing to launch a satellite, a Seoul newspaper said Tuesday, as outside observers warn that the nuclear-armed regime's space programme...

Coalition raids hit Yemen rebels after missile targets Riyadh

AFP | The Saudi-led coalition conducted multiple air raids in Yemen on Wednesday, a day after Huthi rebels fired a ballistic missile at Riyadh in...

Rare U.N. visit to North Korea ignites hope of mediation role

Reuters | United Nations political affairs chief Jeffrey Feltman arrived in North Korea on Tuesday for a rare visit that some analysts and diplomats hope...

Economically vanquished North Korea celebrates becoming a ‘nuclear state’

News Analysis | To celebrate the successful launch of its long-range intercontinental ballistic missile, North Korea (NK) held a mass celebrations in the capital Pyongyang....

China to deploy inter-continental ballistic missile by early 2018

M K Bhadrakumar | People’s Daily reported today citing a CCTV program on Sunday that China’s latest inter-continental ballistic missile DF-41 will be deployed in “early...

Saudi Arabia Blockades Millions After Houthis Launch Missiles

Andrew Korybko | Saudi Arabia is blockading Yemen in response to the Houthis’ weekend missile strike in Riyadh. The Yemeni rebels teamed up with former President...

Lebanon: A new theater opens for Iran and Saudi Arabia?

Syed Ali Zia Jaffery | Amidst simmering crises in the Middle East, Lebanon finds itself in the thick of things as Saudi Arabia on Monday...

Trump issues a warning to North Koreans standing on their doorstep

President Donald Trump on Tuesday warned North Korea he was prepared to use the full range of US military power to stop any attack, but in...

Riyadh-Tehran rivalry in Yemen: Where is it heading?

News Analysis | Saudi Arabia has berated and blamed Iran for the missile attack by Houthi rebels in the Saudi capital, Riyadh on Saturday, terming...

Pakistan opposes weaponization of outer space

News Analysis | Pakistan has called for steps to prevent the weaponization of outer-space and emphasized that it should be explored and used exclusively for...

Is US running out of friends?

M K Bhadrakumar | An amazing week is unfolding in West Asian politics. It began with three dramatic developments on Monday – Turkish troops crossing...

Iran checkmates ‘Israel & the US’ in the Middle East

M K Bhadrakumar | The announcement in Tehran on Saturday regarding the successful test of a ballistic missile with a range of 2000 kilometers and capable of...

Iran defies Trump & unveils powerful new nuclear missile’

News Analysis | Iran unveiled a new ballistic missile with a range of 2,000 kilometers with the capability of carrying out various warheads amid escalating...

Kim Jong-Un’s slogan of freedom doesn’t make him lunatic

Waqas Shabbir |  In absolute terms, North Korean aggression is not a right way to go about things, but in relative terms, any sovereign country...

Kim roars again as Trump looks at military options

News Analysis | North Korea's top man, Kim Jong Un has pledged to continue efforts to achieve the country's nuclear goals which are aimed at...

Pyongyang does what it says: One more missile flies over Japan!

News Analysis | A day after threatening to sink Japan, North Korea fired a ballistic missile over the northern Japanese island of Hokkaido on Friday....

The Nuclear Crisis reaches a tipping point as Putin warns against...

News analysis | Russian President, Vladimir Putin has warned against the imposition of tougher sanctions and military pressure on Pyongyang as he feels that instead of...

The U.S. deep state recklessly edging its way towards balkanization of...

Zara Ali | If we are looking for the unabashed bottom line of the latest version of the U.S. strategy on Afghanistan, or shall we...

The US territory of Guam is the next target; says Pyongyang

News analysis | The North Korean state media, KCNA has said that Tuesday's missile launch over Japan was a prelude to military operations aimed at...

Missile flies over Japan; the Korean Peninsula at a tipping point

News analysis | South Korea has carried-out a bombing drill on the Northern border with North Korea after that country fired a missile over Northern...

The US whips up tensions in South Asia; Delhi’s NSG membership...

News analysis | The Trump administration is looking at options to support India's membership of the coveted Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG). Officials in the White...

How India wants to encircle Pakistan and why it will fail…

Jan Achakzai | The Trump Administration’s new strategy in Afghanistan envisaging partnership with India will likely raise security concerns for Pakistan. The US strategy anchored on...

Old wine in a new bottle

Dr. Zafar Jaspal | President Donald Trump announced his belated Afghanistan strategy and also laid out his South Asian future plan on August 21, 2017. Realistically, there...

North Korea undeterred despite Tillerson’s optimism for talks

News Analysis | The nuclear brinkmanship on the Korean peninsula doesn't seem to abate as Pyongyang decided to ramp-up the production of solid-fuel rocket engines...

Trump’s hawkish diplomacy may compel Tehran to go nuclear

News Analysis | Iran's atomic chief on Tuesday stated that the country needs only five days to shift its uranium enrichment above 19% that is...

Figuring out the Kennedy assassination part 2

Jacob G. Hornberger | The official story of the Kennedy assassination is that he was killed by a former U.S. Marine, lone-nut, communist assassin named...

Figuring out the Kennedy assassination part 1

Jacob G. Hornberger | The Washington Post and Politico recently published two articles entitled “President Trump, Give Us the Full Story on the JFK Assassination” and “How...

US fires Missiles at Syria in escalation of hostilities

By Phil Stewart and Steve Holland| WASHINGTON/PALM BEACH, Fla. (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday he ordered missile strikes against a Syrian...

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