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A woman walks past a television screen showing file footage of North Korea's missile launch at a railway station in Seoul on February 12, 2017. North Korea fired a ballistic missile on February 12 in an apparent provocation to test the response from new US President Donald Trump, the South …

Satellite Images Show North Korea Dismantling Ballistic Missile Launch Site

An analysis published by the monitor site 38 North on Monday using satellite imagery of North Korea’s Sohae Satellite Launching Station finds that authorities appear to be dismantling key areas of the site, limiting North Korea’s ability to launch ballistic missiles.

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Israeli Navy Ship-Based Iron Dome Ready to Destroy Enemy Missiles

A year and a half after its first naval test, Israel’s Iron Dome system was declared fully operational for use on a gunship off Israel’s coasts Monday, in what the military described as a “significant milestone” in its efforts to counter the threat of ballistic missiles.

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Report: Iran Building Missiles at Syrian Weapons Factory

A Syrian opposition website called Zamanalwsl.net is reporting that Iran is building long-range ballistic missiles at a weapons factory operating under the auspices of the Assad regime’s Syrian Scientific Studies and Research Center.

In this Dec. 29, 2016 file photo, released by the semi-official Iranian Students News Agency (ISNA), a long-range S-200 missile is fired in a military drill in the port city of Bushehr, on the northern coast of Persian Gulf, Iran. President Donald Trump's national security adviser, Michael Flynn, has said …

Iran Uses Star Of David As Missile Test Target

TEL AVIV – Iran recently used a Star of David as a target for a ballistic missile test, Israel’s envoy to the UN said Wednesday, releasing satellite images of the site to the United Nations Security Council.

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Iran’s Army Warns Rouhani over Missile Comments

(AFP) TEHRAN, Iran — Iran’s armed forces warned Iranian President Hassan Rouhani against discussing the country’s defense program after he criticized the anti-Israel slogans written on the side of ballistic missiles, local media reported on Saturday.

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Lawmakers Seek to Expand Sanctions on Iran over Ballistic Missile Launches

A bill introduced in the Senate on Thursday would impose sanctions on Iran for launching ballistic missiles and other provocative acts, a move that fits with President Donald Trump’s plans to take a tougher stance against the top sponsor of terror in the world, according to the U.S. Department of State.

Picture obtained from the Iranian ISNA news agency on December 16, 2009 shows the test-firing at an undisclosed location in Iran of an improved version of the Sejil 2 medium-range missile which the Islamic republic says can reach targets inside Israel. State television said Iran successfully test-fired the two-stage Sejil, …

Iran Tests Ballistic Missile in Defiance of U.N. Sanctions

U.S. officials announced Iran conducted another ballistic missile test in defiance of U.N. sanctions on Sunday, test-firing a Khorramshahr medium-range missile from the test site in Semnan, 140 miles east of Tehran.

A picture taken on August 20, 2010 shows the test firing at an undisclosed location in Iran of a surface-to-surface Qiam missile, entirely designed and built domestically and powered by liquid fuel according to Defence Minister Ahmad Vahidi, a day before the Islamic republic was due to launch its Russian-built …

Iranian General Boasts Increased Production Of Higher Quality Missiles

TEL AVIV – Amid ongoing Iranian threats to “retaliate” if the U.S. pursues a decade-long sanctions extension, Iran has managed to enhance both the quality and quantity of ballistic missiles, the commander of the Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps’ air and missile force boasted.

FILE -- In this July 14, 2015 file photo, young Iranian men cheer and show victory signs while holding a picture of Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, reading "Zarif is Mosaddegh of our time," comparing Zarif to Mohammad Mosaddegh, Iran's legendary prime minister during the 1950s who nationalized the country's …

Iran Celebrates Secret Deal with Obama to Restart Nuke Program in 10 Years

The day after Americans discovered their President made a secret deal with Iran to restart their nuclear program in just 10 years, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif declared that restoring the theocracy’s uranium enrichment program was a “matter of pride.”

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North Korea’s Latest Ballistic Missile Test Most Successful Yet

North Korea still has a perfect failure record launching ballistic Musudan missiles, according to American and South Korean intelligence reports, but one of two missiles launched on Wednesday reached an altitude of 620 miles, the best yet on record.

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Iranian Commander: U.S. Telling Iran To Keep Missile Tests Secret

TEL AVIV – A senior Iranian missile force commander claimed that U.S. officials are secretly instructing the Islamic Republic to keep its ballistic missile tests on the down low so as not to alarm the region, according to the Iranian Tasnim News Agency.

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Iran’s Khamenei: ‘The Americans Cannot Be Trusted’

Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei reiterated his distrust of the United States to the Iranian people on Monday and called for Iran to be self-sufficient in order to prevent reliance on Western powers.

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Iranian Official Warns U.S.: Don’t Cross Our ‘Red Lines’

Iran warned the U.S. on Monday that any attempt to encroach on the Islamic Republic’s ballistic missile program would constitute the crossing of a “red line.” “The US calculations about the Islamic Republic and the Iranian nation are fully incorrect,” Iranian Deputy Chief of Staff Brig-Gen Maassoud Jazzayeri was quoted by the Fars News Agency as saying.

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North Korea Launches Ballistic Missiles at Japan, One Explodes Mid-Flight

North Korea tried a little more saber-rattling in its ongoing tantrum against the U.S. and UN on Friday, firing two medium-range ballistic missiles in Japan’s general direction. Unfortunately for the irate dictatorship, one of the missiles blew up in flight, making it a less impressive demonstration of military might.

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North Korea Test Fires Two Mid-range Ballistic Missiles

Seoul (AFP) – North Korea test fired what appeared to be two medium-range ballistic missiles on Friday, just days after leader Kim Jong-Un promised a series of nuclear warhead tests and missile launches.

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Iran Missile Tests Possible Violation of U.S. Sanctions, U.N. Resolutions

Iran conducted another round of illegal ballistic missile tests on Tuesday, and they may prove to be an even more egregious violation of sanctions than the launch in October. Iran openly defied the United Nations and United States — which an Iranian general described as “our main enemy” — and threatened to walk away from President Obama’s nuclear deal.