Tag: World War 3

North Korea ‘has missile-ready nuclear weapon’

North Korea says it has developed a more advanced nuclear weapon that can be loaded on to a ballistic missile. The state news agency released pictures of leader Kim Jong-un inspecting what it said was a new hydrogen bomb. There has been no independent verification of the claims. International experts say the North has made […]

Abbas Wishes Kim Jong-Un Health, Happiness Amid Nuclear Threats

Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas on Tuesday wished North Korean Leader Kim Jong-Un “health and happiness” to mark the country’s “Liberation Day,” amid threats from the dictator to fire missiles at the U.S. territory of Guam.“The Korean people offered the most precious sacrifices for their freedom and dignity,” Abbas said in a telegram to Kim, […]

What a US nuclear strike on North Korea would look like

Responding Monday to new U.N. sanctions, North Korea threatened a nuclear attack on the United States.   Speaking at the ASEAN summit in Manila, North Korea’s foreign minister spoke of “intercontinental attack capabilities” that meant his nation could teach the U.S. a “severe lesson with its nuclear strategic force.” Doubling down, North Korea’s state news […]

North Korea now making missile-ready nuclear weapons, U.S. analysts say

North Korea has successfully produced a miniaturized nuclear warhead that can fit inside its missiles, crossing a key threshold on the path to becoming a full-fledged nuclear power, U.S. intelligence officials have concluded in a confidential assessment. The new analysis completed last month by the Defense Intelligence Agency comes on the heels of another intelligence […]

China Preps For War With U.S.

China reportedly fired off around two dozen missiles at mock-ups of American targets over the weekend. The Chinese military launched 20 missiles at mock missile defense systems and fighter jets, specifically the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) anti-missile system and U.S. Air Force F-22 stealth fighters, U.S. intelligence officials revealed to Fox News’ Lucas […]

North Korea travel ban to take effect next month

(CNN)The Trump administration’s ban on US citizens traveling to North Korea will take effect early next month, and include exemptions for journalists and humanitarian workers. The proposed policy is expected to post to the Federal Register on Wednesday, a State Department official tells CNN, and take effect 30 days later. A preview version of the […]

Embassy, mosque attacks fuel fears ISIS bringing Iraq war to Afghanistan

KABUL (Reuters) – Attacks on the Iraqi embassy and a Shi’ite mosque in Afghanistan have reinforced fears that Islamic State militants are seeking to bring the group’s Middle East conflict to Central Asia, though evidence of fighters relocating from Iraq and Syria remains elusive. Islamic State said it carried out Monday’s attack against the embassy […]

Saudi Arabia says that calls for internationalization of holy sites ‘a declaration of war’

DUBAI (Reuters) – Saudi Arabia’s foreign minister called what he said was Qatar’s demand for an internationalization of the Muslim hajj pilgrimage a declaration of war against the kingdom, Saudi-owned Al Arabiya television said on Sunday, but Qatar said it never made such a call. “Qatar’s demands to internationalize the holy sites is aggressive and […]

U.S., Allies Fly Bombers, Fighter Jets in Display of Force Against North Korea

The United States and its allies flew supersonic bombers and fighter jets over the Korea Peninsula on Sunday in a 10-hour show of force against North Korea following the country’s latest ICBM launch. The U.S. B-1 bombers first flew over Japanese airspace, where they were joined by two Japanese F-2 fighter jets, before flying over […]

North Korea claims all of U.S. in strike range as Trump says China has done “nothing”

SEOUL/WASHINGTON (Reuters) – North Korea said on Saturday it had conducted another successful test of an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) that proved its ability to strike America’s mainland, drawing a sharp warning from U.S. President Donald Trump and a rebuke from China.   However, later on Saturday Trump wrote on Twitter that he was “very […]