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Iranian Guard holds anti-warship ballistic missile drill


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Trump goes ‘ballistic’ over Twitter ban as it emerges president wanted to march to Capitol with supporters


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Iran prepares site for satellite launch that U.S. links to ballistic missiles

Iran prepares site for satellite launch that U.S. links to ballistic missilesIran is preparing a site for launching a satellite, a government minister said on Monday, highlighting a program the United States says is a cover for ballistic missile development. The post included a link to a story by U.S. broadcaster National Public Radio that noted satellite imagery suggested the Islamic Republic was preparing for a space launch. Iran had at least two failed satellite launches last year.



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Russia said it was alarmed after the U.S. tested a ground-launched ballistic missile

Russia said it was alarmed after the U.S. tested a ground-launched ballistic missileRussia said on Friday it was alarmed after the United States tested a ground-launched ballistic missile that would have been banned under the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty, the RIA news agency reported.



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Russia raises concerns over new U.S. ballistic missile test: RIA

Russia raises concerns over new U.S. ballistic missile test: RIARussia said on Friday it was alarmed after the United States tested a ground-launched ballistic missile that would have been banned under the Intermediate-range Nuclear Forces Treaty, the RIA news agency reported. The United States carried out the test on Thursday. Washington formally withdrew from the 1987 INF pact with Russia in August after determining that Moscow was violating the treaty, an accusation the Kremlin has denied.



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U.S. urges restraint after North Korea fires ballistic missile

U.S. urges restraint after North Korea fires ballistic missileThe United States called on Pyongyang on Wednesday to “refrain from provocations” and remain committed to nuclear negotiations after North Korea fired a ballistic missile off its east coast. “We call on (North Korea) to refrain from provocations, abide by their obligations under U.N. Security Council Resolutions, and remain engaged in substantive and sustained negotiations to do their part to ensure peace and stability on the Korean Peninsula and achieve denuclearization,” a state department spokeswoman said in Rome. U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is visiting Italy.



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North Korea says it successfully tested new submarine-launched ballistic missile

North Korea says it successfully tested new submarine-launched ballistic missileNorth Korea said on Thursday it had successfully test-fired a new submarine-launched ballistic missile (SLBM) from the sea to contain external threats and bolster self-defense, ahead of fresh nuclear talks with the United States. The launch on Wednesday was the most provocative by North Korea since it resumed dialogue with the United States in 2018 and a reminder by Pyongyang of the weapons capability it has been aggressively developing, including intercontinental ballistic missiles, analysts said. North Korean leader Kim Jong Un “sent warm congratulations” to the defense scientists who conducted the test, state news agency KCNA said, indicating he did not attend the launch as he has at previous tests of new weapons systems.



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UPDATE 2-Air strikes in Yemen hit Houthi territory, Houthis fire ballistic missile

UPDATE 2-Air strikes in Yemen hit Houthi territory, Houthis fire ballistic missileAir strikes blamed on the Saudi-led coalition killed at least 16 people in Yemen’s Houthi-controlled Dalea province on Tuesday, two residents and the Houthi-run al-Masirah TV said. The strikes came four days after the Houthis, a group aligned with Iran, said they would stop aiming missile and drone attacks at Saudi Arabia if the Saudi-led coalition targeting Yemen does the same. The coalition spokesman said later on Tuesday that Houthi forces fired a ballistic missile from Amran, northwest of the capital Sanaa, but it fell inside Houthi territory in Yemen.



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Air strikes in Yemen hit Houthi territory, Houthis fire ballistic missile

Air strikes in Yemen hit Houthi territory, Houthis fire ballistic missileAir strikes blamed on the Saudi-led coalition killed at least 16 people in Yemen’s Houthi-controlled Dalea province on Tuesday, two residents and the Houthi-run al-Masirah TV said. The strikes came four days after the Houthis, a group aligned with Iran, said they would stop aiming missile and drone attacks at Saudi Arabia if the Saudi-led coalition targeting Yemen does the same. The coalition spokesman said later on Tuesday that Houthi forces fired a ballistic missile from Amran, northwest of the capital Sanaa, but it fell inside Houthi territory in Yemen.



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Houthis Have an Arsenal of Ballistic and Cruise Missiles (Some from North Korea)

Houthis Have an Arsenal of Ballistic and Cruise Missiles (Some from North Korea)Know this: The Houthis inherited from the defunct Yemeni military a large number of Soviet-exported Scuds as well as North Korean-made Scuds called “Hwasong-6s.



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