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Pakistan are deeply concerned over media reports of a missile attack by Houthi militia towards Khamis Mushait

Pakistan are deeply concerned over media reports of a missile attack by Houthi militia towards Khamis Mushait

Islamabad: (Asghar Ali Mubarak) We are deeply concerned over media reports of a missile attack by Houthi militia towards Khamis Mushait on 5th February 2018. The timely interception by Saudi Air Defense saved the civilian populated city from grave consequences. Such attacks targeting the unarmed civilian population are a violation of international law and condemnable.Pakistan […]

Pakistan Condemns Ballistic Missile Attack on Najran in Saudi Arabia

Pakistan Condemns Ballistic Missile Attack on Najran in Saudi Arabia

 Islamabad. By. Asghar Ali Mubarak :The Government of Pakistan condemns the ballistic missile attack by Houthi militia on the city of Najran in Saudi Arabia on 05 January 2018. Pakistan commends the Government of Saudi Arabia for destroying the missile before it caused any civilian casualties. It is however concerned at reports that there was some […]

North Korea claims it has joined ranks of nuclear-powered states after recent missile test

North Korea claims it has joined ranks of nuclear-powered states after recent missile test

North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un said on Wednesday that his country had achieved full nuclear statehood after what he said was the successful test of a new missile capable of striking anywhere in the United States (US). The intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) launch snapped a two-month pause in testing by the North and poses a […]

Trump calls for tougher sanctions after North Korea missile

Trump calls for tougher sanctions after North Korea missile

Monitoring Desk President Donald Trump called for tougher sanctions against North Korea after it test-fired a ballistic missile on Sunday in an apparent attempt to test the South’s new liberal president and the US. “Let this latest provocation serve as a call for all nations to implement far stronger sanctions against North Korea,” the White […]

China calls for restraint after North Korea missile launch

China calls for restraint after North Korea missile launch

China called on Sunday for restraint and for no party to do anything to exacerbate tension after North Korea fired a ballistic missile in defiance of calls to rein in its weapons program. “Relevant Security Council resolutions have clear rules about North Korea using ballistic missile technology to carry out launches. China opposes relevant launch […]

North Korea launches ballistic missile

North Korea launches ballistic missile

Seoul (News Agency)North Korea launched a ballistic missile from the northwestern part of the country early Sunday, the South Korean Joints Chief of Staff said. This is the first provocative move from North Korea since South Korean President Moon Jae-in took office last week. Moon has advocated dialogue with North Korea to denuclearize. The US […]

Ballistic missile race impacting deterrence stability

Ballistic missile race impacting deterrence stability

Ballistic missile race impacting deterrence stability By Our Correspondent ISLAMABAD: Instead of fuelling a ballistic missile powered arms race in the region, India and Pakistan should engage in a strategic dialogue with each other. This was stressed during a roundtable discussion on “After Prithvi, Ashvin & Ababeel: Prospects for Missile Stability in South Asia”, organised by […]

North Korea missile test fails, US and South say, as tensions simmer

North Korea missile test fails, US and South say, as tensions simmer

A North Korean missile appeared to have exploded on Wednesday just after it was launched, the US and South Korean militaries said after detecting the latest in a series of weapons tests by the nuclear-armed state that have alarmed the region. The launch attempt was made from near the city of Wonsan, on North Korea’s […]

Pakistan successfully test-fires surface-to-sea missile

Pakistan successfully test-fires surface-to-sea missile

Pakistan successfully test-fires surface-to-sea missile By News Desk PHOTO: PAKISTAN NAVY/FILE Pakistan Navy on Thursday successfully test-fired surface-to-sea missile. The missile, equipped with avionics modern technology, accurately hit its target in the sea, a navy spokesperson said. The induction, spokesperson added, would help strengthen defence and operational capabilities of the navy. Vice Chief of Naval […]

Iran rejects Trump missile warning as relations sour

Iran rejects Trump missile warning as relations sour

TEHRAN: Iran on Thursday rejected a warning from President Donald Trump over its latest missile test as unfounded and “provocative”, reflecting growing tensions between Tehran and the new US administration. Trump is a strident critic of the Islamic republic and a vocal opponent of an international deal that saw Iran curb its nuclear programme in […]

Iran confirms new missile test, says not against nuclear deal

Iran confirms new missile test, says not against nuclear deal

Iran’s defence minister said on Wednesday the Islamic Republic had tested a new missile, but added the test did not breach Tehran’s nuclear accord with world powers or a UN Security Council resolution endorsing the pact. Iran has test-fired several ballistic missiles since the nuclear deal in 2015, but this is the first during US President […]

Iran tested medium-range ballistic missile: US official

Iran tested medium-range ballistic missile: US official

WASHINGTON: Iran on Sunday carried out a test launch of a medium-range ballistic missile that exploded after 630 miles, a U.S. official said on Monday. The official, speaking on the condition of anonymity, said the test was carried out from a site near Semnan, which is east of Tehran. The official added that the last […]