Tag: World War 3

IRAN THREATENS TO ‘RAZE TEL AVIV AND HAIFA TO THE GROUND’ IF U.S. ATTACKS

“The United States does not have the courage to shoot a single bullet at us despite all its defensive and military assets. But if they attack us, we will raze Tel Aviv and Haifa to the ground.” A senior Revolutionary Guards commander said on Monday that Iran would demolish cities in Israel to the ground […]

Iran in ‘successful test’ of new cruise missile on revolution anniversary

Iran announced the “successful test” of a new cruise missile with a range of over 1,350 kilometres on Saturday, coinciding with celebrations for the country’s 1979 Islamic revolution. “The test of the Hoveizeh cruise missile was carried out successfully at a range of 1,200 kilometres (840 miles) and accurately hit the set target,” Defence Minister […]

Why US, Russia pulling out of INF Treaty raises fears of accidental nuclear war

Following in the footsteps of the U.S., Russia will abandon a centerpiece nuclear arms treaty but will only deploy intermediate-range nuclear missiles if Washington does so, President Vladimir Putin said Saturday. U.S. President Donald Trump accused Moscow on Friday of violating the 1987 Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces treaty with “impunity” by deploying banned missiles. Trump said […]

IRAN: WE WON’T NEGOTIATE OVER OUR MISSILE PROGRAM

IRGC Commander warns Israel over any military action against Iran, says Israel won’t have a cemetery left to bury corpses. Iran’s Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qassemi stressed on Monday that the country would never negotiate over its missile program, saying that the country will continue to boost its deterrence power “to protect national security.” “Our […]

China’s Strategy to Unify with Taiwan Sparks Anger

Last year some of the world’s biggest airlines changed their websites, one by one, to label Taiwan as anything but an independent country. When passengers opened country-specific pages or menus, they often found the Western Pacific island linked instead to China. Each change angered the Taiwanese, who have enjoyed de facto autonomy since the 1940s […]

Is Xi Jinping’s Taiwan reunification push hastening a US-China clash?

Fragile power balance in Taiwan Strait exposed with superpowers locked in a trade war. Taipei using the US as a hedge against mainland’s pressure campaign. Beijing’s renewed push for reunification with Taiwan has exposed the fragility of the balance of power in the Taiwan Strait – a relationship increasingly in question with China and the United […]

China orders armed forces to enhance combat readiness

Chinese President Xi Jinping on Friday ordered the country’s armed forces to enhance their combat readiness and develop an even stronger military presence. Xi gave the instruction at a meeting of the Central Military Commission (CMC) in Beijing, reports state-owned news portal Xinhua. “The world is facing a period of major changes not seen for […]

Russia Threatens Israel With Missile Attack

In response to an Israeli airstrike in Syria last Tuesday, Russia threatened to respond to further Israeli action in Syria with surface-to-surface missiles against targets inside Israel. An Israeli military intelligence website reported that one such missile was already fired last week. On Wednesday, Israeli authorities broke with protocol and confirmed that the IDF was […]

Putin prepares to deploy ‘INVINCIBLE’ hypersonic missile system in New Year

RUSSIA’S new hypersonic missile system is ready to enter service in 2019, according to Vladimir Putin. The Russian leader, who has declared the Avangard system “invulnerable” to US defences, announced its imminent deployment after its finals tests. The trials took place in the Russia’s far eastern region at the Kura Missile Test range and were […]

Putin warns: Don’t underestimate nuclear war threat

Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday warned that the threat of nuclear war should not be underestimated, saying it could result in the “collapse of the entire civilization and maybe our planet.” “The danger of the situation is being downplayed,” Putin told reporters at a press conference when asked about the threat of nuclear war, according […]