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Fearing US blacklisting, Chinese chipmaker SMIC asserts its tech is civilian-use-only

SMIC is a leader in a semiconductor industry built up by the ruling Communist Party in an effort to reduce China’s reliance on foreign tech.

06 Sep 2020 4:30 PM

US to send 200 troops, Patriot missiles to Saudi Arabia

Iran has denied responsibility, and Hassan Rouhani on Thursday challenged US and others to provide evidence to back up their accusations.

27 Sep 2019 9:01 AM

N Korea says Kim Jong Un supervised weapons tests: report

South Korea’s military said the North on Saturday fired what appeared to be two short-range ballistic missiles.

12 Aug 2019 12:20 PM

North Korea threatens to take 'new road', launches more missiles

North Korea has repeatedly complained that the United States and South Korea's joint military drills violate a pledge made by Trump to Kim.

06 Aug 2019 1:37 PM

As many as 50 rockets fired at Israeli base from Gaza: Army

Gaza militants on Saturday fired a barrage of dozens of rockets at Israel, which responded with strikes that killed a Palestinian.

04 May 2019 4:26 PM


US sanction almost USD 6 bn in weapons sales to Middle-East allies

The US State Department has approved a possible USD 6 billion worth of weapons sales to Bahrain and the UAE in three separate packages.

04 May 2019 8:42 AM

US says fully prepared after Putin boasts of 'invincible' missiles

Putin described several advances in missile technology, including a hypersonic weapon that can fly at many times the speed of sound.

02 Mar 2018 9:33 AM

After ‘century of humiliation,’ China eyes ‘world class army,’ neighbours worried

Xi's call to build a military that can ‘fight and win’ has alarmed China's neighbours

01 Nov 2017 2:45 PM

Trump tells North Korea ‘things will happen to them’ if they harm US, allies

The warning of Trump came hours after North Korea state media released a detailed plan of the military to be presented to Kim Jong-Un.

11 Aug 2017 9:22 AM

North Korea isolated but gets what it needs from neighbours

A relentless pursuit of nuclear weapons has been a major source of the country's ability to pull in aid and concessions.

01 Aug 2017 3:37 PM


4 missiles fired by Afghanistan land in northwest Pakistan's tribal region

No incidents of loss of life were reported, authorities said.

02 Apr 2017 6:10 PM