Posts Tagged ‘missile’

Houthis, Yemeni Army Deny Saudi Allegations of Attempted Missile Attack Near Mecca

HAJJAH, YEMEN — Saudi Arabia has claimed that its air defenses shot down two ballistic missiles over the city of Taif, just 65 kilometers east of Mecca, in the early hours of Monday morning. Saudi officials claim that another missile was intercepted over the Haddah in western Saudi Arabia. Saudi newspaper Okaz reported that the […]

US Sending Patriot Missile System To Middle East As Tensions With Iran Reach Boiling Point

The United States has approved the deployment of a Patriot missile defense battery and another warship to the Middle East amid increasing tensions between the US and Iran. The warship, USS Arlington, with amphibious vehicles and aircraft on board, will join the USS Abraham Lincoln strike group in the Gulf. The Pentagon said that US […]

1 missile can destroy ‘billion-dollar fleet’, Iran cleric says as US carrier sails to Gulf

Ayatollah Yousef Tabatabai-Nejad, who represents the Isfahan Province in Iran’s Assembly of Experts, said on Friday that the US’ “billion-dollar fleet can be destroyed with one missile,” according to the Iranian ISNA news agency. He did not elaborate, though, which particular missile he had in mind. Earlier, a deputy head of Iran’s Revolutionary Guard Corps […]

North Korea Launches Second Ballistic Missile In Less Than A Week

Update: South Korea’s Joint Chiefs of Staff has confirmed that the North appears to have fired two short-range ballistic missiles at 4:29 pm and at 4:49 pm local time. First missile flew about 420km; second flew 270km South Korean military is strengthening monitoring in case of more launches […]

CNN reporter fired over Gaza missile strikes

CNN reporter fired over Gaza missile strikes Open Air Cinema of Horror on a hill overlooking Gaza. Israel Jew crowd cheers with ‘joy’ as Israeli missiles hit Gaza, filmed live on CNN In case you’re wondering, this CNN reporter was fired. Related Posts Amid Declining Real Wages, Strikes In US Escalate Amid Declining Real Wages, […]

Russia to start S-400 missile defense shipments to Turkey in July — report

A Russian official said Wednesday that Moscow will start delivering its S-400 missile defense systems to Turkey in July. “Everything has been already discussed and agreed,” Alexander Mikheev, the head of Russian state arms exporter Rosoboronexport, told the Interfax news agency. The United States has threatened to hit Ankara with sanctions if the deal is […]

Video: Israel Strikes ‘Iranian Targets’ in Homs. Only Syrian Missile Launcher Found to be Destroyed

Overnight on April 13, warplanes of the Israeli Air Force delivered strikes on targets near the town of Masyaf in the Syrian province of Homs from Lebanese airspace. According to the Syrian version of the events, most of Israeli missiles were intercepted, but the rest of them destroyed several buildings and injured at least 20 […]

Israel pounds Gaza after "mistaken" missile launch

Maureen Clare Murphy Rights and Accountability 15 March 2019 A Gaza City site struck by Israel the previous night, 15 March. Ashraf Amra APA images The occupied Gaza Strip was subjected to some 100 Israeli strikes overnight Friday after two rockets were fired from Gaza toward central Israel, sounding off sirens in Tel Aviv. One […]

Iran launched a Shahab-3 ballistic missile, by Danny Danon

I write to inform you, yet again, of another clear and alarming violation of Security Council resolution 2231 (2015) by the Iranian regime in the domain of ballistic missile activities. Israel can now confirm that, on 23 February 2019, Iran conducted another ballistic missile test in the area of Garmsar. This test was conducted to […]

Russian President warns West that deploying missile launchers in Europe could ignite ‘tit for tat’ response

Source February 23, 2019 by Pepe Escobar (cross-posted with the Asia Times by special agreement with the author) President Putin’s state of the nation address to the Federal Assembly in Moscow this week was an extraordinary affair. While heavily focused on domestic social and economic development, Putin noted, predictably, the US decision to pull out of the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) […]

IDF: Iranian troops fired missile at Israel as a warning against future attacks

The Israel Defense Forces on Monday said the missile that was intercepted over the Hermon ski resort the day before was launched by Iran in a “premeditated” attack aimed at deterring Israel from conducting airstrikes against the Islamic Republic’s troops and proxies in Syria. According to the Israeli military, the missile was an Iranian-made medium-range […]

Israel Says Missile Fired From Syria Intercepted; Reports of IDF Strikes Near Damascus

Sound of loud explosions reported in Damascus ■ Planes heard flying over Lebanon ■ Incident comes days after Netanyahu said Israel may expand military action after U.S. pullout from #Syria Source Article from Related Posts Nearly 400 Lawmakers Urge Trump to Keep Troops in Syria to “Increase Pressure on Iran and Russia” […]

What missile exactly? Reuters misses the target as it spreads fear on Iran expanding missile range

The story ran by the news agency on Wednesday cited Iran’s Brigadier General Aziz Nasirzadeh as saying: “One of our most important programs is increasing the range of missiles and ammunition,” and “We don’t see any limitations for ourselves in this field.” Sounds scary? Sure, because, Reuters added, the Iranian military say the range of […]

Senior spokesman: No need to answer about missile tests

IRNA – There is no need to answer anybody over missile power, senior spokesman of Iran’s armed forces said. Brigadier General Abulfazl Shekarchi made the remarks recently in an exclusive interview with the Islamic Republic News Agency (IRNA) on the US claims over Iran new missile test. ‘We need no permission if we tend to […]

Idiot of State: Pompeo Accuses Iran of Missile Test That Could ‘Strike Europe’

Mike Pompeo has dedicated much of his tenure as US Secretary of State angling for war with Iran. This latest stunt is an example of his brand of reckless, high-stakes, geopolitical idiocy… You are an idiot of the highest order. Quite possibly the stupidest US Secretary of State in the history of United States of […]

US Secretary of State Pompeo condemns Iran missile test

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Saturday condemned what he described as Iran’s testing of a medium-range ballistic missile capable of carrying multiple warheads as a violation of the international agreement on Tehran’s nuclear program. Amid tension between Washington and Tehran over ballistic missiles, Pompeo warned in a statement released on […]

Not good news for the dollar? Russia and Turkey ditched US currency for S-400 missile system deal

“We understand that if we’ll make transactions in [US] dollars, they won’t come through,” Putin told reporters on Wednesday, citing his recent talks with Turkey’s leader Recep Tayyip Erdogan. “So we thought up another option.” Turkey’s Erdogan calls on global trading partners to smash US dollar’s ‘monopoly’ Speaking at a business forum in Moscow, the […]

WATCH IDF bus burst into flames after being hit by missile from Gaza

The video, published Monday, begins with a long white bus parked behind the trees. Reportedly dozens of soldiers had just disembarked. Several figures can be seen standing behind the two white SUVs nearby. The bus starts moving, and, once it gets out in the open, it is suddenly hit with what the IDF described as […]

Israel, US secretly trained against Russia’s missile system in Ukraine

Israel and the US sent secret military delegations to Ukraine to train against the Russian S-300 missile defence system which was shipped to Syria last The Israeli and US delegations arrived in Ukraine, where members of the Ukrainian military allegedly instructed them on “the capabilities of the [S-300] system, as well […]

Yemen’s Navy Uses New Missile to Destroy Saudi Military Vessel Near Hajjah

Yemen’s military, loyal to the Ansar Allah (Houthis) has demonstrated increasing success in repelling major coalition attacks, and has successfully carried out attacks on military targets belonging to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates (UAE), including attacks on their own soil. These attacks usually come in response to major military offensives carried […]

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