Month: November 2019

North Korea threatens Japan with ‘real ballistic missile’

BBC.com reports: “North Korea has branded Japan’s PM Shinzo Abe an ‘imbecile’ and ‘political dwarf’, and accused him of mislabeling its latest weapons test. Mr. Abe condemned the North for ‘repeated launches of ballistic missiles’ […]

Rocket fired at southern Israel, IDF attacks in Gaza

Israel National News reports: “IDF aircraft attacked a military position of the Hamas terrorist organization in the northern Gaza Strip on Friday evening, the IDF Spokesperson’s Unit said. The air strike came after Gaza terrorists […]

Bennett: Force Iran to give up on Syria

Israel National News reports: “Israel has the opportunity to push Iranian forces out of Syria and force Tehran to abandon its efforts to turn the war-torn country into a springboard for attacks on Israel, Defense […]

Macron says EU must be part of any future US-Russia nuclear missile treaty

SpaceDaily.com reports: “French President Emmanuel Macron said Thursday that European nations should be involved in any talks to forge a new pact limiting mid-range nuclear missiles held by the US and Russia, after a landmark […]

France raises possible return of Iran nuclear sanctions

SpaceDaily.com reports: “French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian on Wednesday raised the possibility of triggering a mechanism in the 2015 Iran nuclear deal that could lead to the reimposition of UN sanctions. Le Drian’s comments, […]

Turkey didn’t buy Russian defence system ‘to keep in box’

SpaceDaily.com reports: “Turkey on Wednesday rejected criticism from the United States over its testing of a newly-acquired Russian missile defence system. ‘You don’t buy a product to keep it in a box,’ Foreign Minister Mevlut […]

Report: Germany to outlaw Hezbollah

Israel National News reports: “The German government plans to outlaw the Lebanese terror organization Hezbollah, the Der Spiegel news magazine reported on Thursday. Sources from Germany’s Foreign Ministry, Interior Ministry and Ministry of Justice said, […]

Report: Israel renews talks with Hamas for long-term deal

Israel National News reports: “Israel has renewed talks with the Hamas terror organization over the past two days, in the hopes of reaching a long-term deal to deescalate tensions between Israel and the Gaza Strip, […]

Iraqi prime minister to resign after 400 killed in protests

Israel National News reports: “Iraq’s Prime Minister, Adel Abdul Mahdi, will stop down, the prime minister’s office announced Friday afternoon. Abdul Mahdi made the decision to resign after a leading Shi’ite Muslim cleric demanded a […]

Beijing Says It Is Interested in Further Development of Strategic Cooperation With Russia in Space

SpaceDaily.com reports: “Chinese Vice Foreign Minister Le Yucheng said on Monday at a press conference in Moscow that Beijing is interested in further strategic cooperation with Russia in the space industry, noting that NATO’s recent […]

IDF hits Hamas targets in Gaza airstrikes in response to rocket fire

The Times of Israel reports: “The Israel Defense Forces launched airstrikes on Hamas targets in the Gaza Strip late Tuesday night  and early Wednesday in response to a rocket attack from the coastal enclave earlier […]

Pompeo: Turkey test of Russian defense system ‘concerning’

SpaceWar.com reports: “US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Tuesday voiced alarm over Turkey’s testing of its Russian missile defense system but said the NATO ally could still return to Washington’s good graces. ‘It’s concerning,’ […]