Israel: Military revising operational plans for Iran attack

Israeli military chief of staff’s remarks are rare and a clear warning to the Biden administration on its relations with Iran. Israel’s military is refreshing its operational plans against Iran and any US return to the 2015 nuclear accord with Tehran would

Landmark anti-nuclear treaty enters into force

The first-ever treaty to ban nuclear weapons has entered into force, an historic step marred by the lack of signatures from the world’s major nuclear powers. The Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons became part of international law on Friday, culminating

Pakistan successfully tests medium-range missile

Pakistan’s military did not say whether the test-fired Shaheen III missile was capable of carrying nuclear weapons. Karachi, Pakistan – Pakistan has successfully test-fired the surface-to-surface Shaheen III ballistic missile with a range of 2,750km (1,710 miles), its military says. The missile test,

Blinken says US will review North Korea policy, consider aid

US President-elect Joe Biden’s nominee for secretary of state has said the incoming administration will launch a full review of Washington’s approach to North Korea with the aim of increasing pressure on the country to return to talks over its nuclear weapons

Iran responds to European alarm over uranium metal

Iran says it is advancing research on uranium metal production with the aim of feeding a research reactor in Tehran. Tehran, Iran – Iran’s Atomic Energy Organisation has called on a global nuclear watchdog to prevent “misunderstandings” after three European powers issued

North Korea: Will Kim Jong Un resume ICBM and nuclear tests?

In one of North Korea’s biggest propaganda spectacles, thousands of delegates from the ruling Workers Party met for an eight-day Congress in Pyongyang that concluded this week. At the cavernous April 25 House of Culture, they alternated between cheering wildly and scribbling