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North Korea says it tested new anti-ship missile

However, a senior official from the South Korean president's administration told reporters Wednesday, according to The New York Times , that two of THAAD's already-installed missile launchers could remain in place, while four yet to be deployed launchers would not be set up until the Moon administration completes an environmental assessment.



Korea leader warns North after latest missile launch

Moon said he was delaying the further rollout of the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) anti-missile defense system until an environmental assessment is completed. But, the more tests the Hermit Kingdom conducts, the greater the chance North Korea has of successfully launching one-with a nuclear warhead. In early June, the US Treasury Department's Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) imposed new sanctions on North Korea and entities trading with it over its ongoing ...



Iran: Trump's reaction to deadly attacks is 'repugnant'

It said they were part of a network that entered Iran in July-August 2016 under the leadership of "high-ranking Daesh commander" Abu Aisha intending to carry out "terrorist operations in religious cities". However, it stopped short of directly blaming the kingdom for the attack, though many in the country expressed suspicion Iran's regional rival had a hand in the attack.


Hezbollah Operatives Caught Scouting Targets For Attack In NYC

Hezbollah Operatives Caught Scouting Targets For Attack In NYC

Officials believe that El Debek joined Hezbollah in 2008. "Samer Eldebek", was arrested on Thursday, June 1 in Livonia for "providing, attempting and conspiring to provide material to support Hezbollah; receiving and conspiring to receive military-type training from Hezbollah; use of weapons in connection with a crime of violence that is alleged to have involved, among other weapons, explosives, a rocket-propelled grenade launcher, and machine guns; and violating and conspiring to violate ...



Trump's Tweets Complicate Task of Defending Travel Ban

Fox News White House Correspondent John Roberts asked during a White House press briefing. "He's concerned with national security and protecting people in this country", Sanders said . Americans tend to believe that the U.S. Supreme Court "very likely" or "somewhat likely" to uphold Trump's travel ban, after it was shot down by multiple left-wing judges.



Iran's Pretty Upset With Trump For Calling Them Out After Tehran Attack

Strains between Iran and the USA have deepened since Trump took office in January, slapping new sanctions on the Islamic Republic over its ballistic missile program and ratcheting up the rhetoric against it. The U.S. Senate advanced on June 7 a package of new sanctions on Iran to punish Tehran for its ballistic missile program, arms transfers, and support for militant groups in the Middle East.