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Russia threatens to shoot down any rockets launched towards Syria by NATO

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The Russian military reserves the right to shoot down missiles and destroy launch sites in the event of US aggression against Syria, Moscow’s envoy to Lebanon Alexander Zasypkin has warned. Zasypkin stressed that “the Russian forces will confront any US aggression on Syria, by intercepting the missiles and striking their launch pads,” al-Manar TV website reported, citing the envoy. Speaking... 

US Might Not Even be Able to Shoot Down North Korean Rockets

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Despite President Donald Trump telling the UN General Assembly that the US would “totally destroy” North Korea if it is attacked, the US arsenal may not be able to stop a nuclear strike if one is carried out, according to some analysts. Some experts in the military and missile defense fields believe that even if the US had information that North Korea posed a real threat to America, or one of... 

Russia vows to cut off America from Space after Trump signs more sanctions

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The new US sanctions on Russia have angered the Kremlin, especially after Donald Trump promised to repair relations. With the American president increasingly looking a busted flush, Moscow is likely to deliver a forceful response. In the end, it didn’t take long. Just over six months after President Trump assumed office, the Washington establishment has, in the short to medium term at least, ended... 

North Korea Threatens America with Nuclear War, Again... Like the 100th time

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North Korea said this month that it will retaliate with a nuclear strike if ‘a single bullet is fired’ in confrontations with American and South Korean forces. The statement, issued on March 8 by the DPRK’s Foreign Ministry, blames America for rising nuclear tensions in the Korean peninsula – describing American actions as an ‘undisguised nuclear war racket’. The statement said, ‘The... 

Russia superior to US in space technology

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The US government’s recent order of Russian rocket engines shows that America has become inferior to Russia in space technology, says an American analyst and former US Army officer. United Launch Alliance (ULA), a joint venture of Lockheed Martin and Boeing, said Wednesday it had ordered 20 new RD-180 rocket engines from Russia on top of 29 engines it ordered last year. The Russian engines will... 

Gaza rockets strike near Israel’s nuclear reactor

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The Israeli military has confirmed that two Palestinian rockets have struck the city of Dimona where Israel has a nuclear reactor. Palestinian resistance groups in the besieged Gaza Strip fired the rockets in retaliation for Israeli attacks on the coastal enclave on Wednesday. Tel Aviv said earlier that more than 70 rockets had been fired into Israel’s illegal settlements since the early hours of... 

Israel hits 200 Gaza sites, 53 dead 450 injured

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At least eight children have been killed in the last 24 hours as Operation Protective Edge launched by Israeli forces entered its second day. The IDF claims it has hit at least 200 targets in Gaza since Tuesday. By Wednesday evening, Israel’s offensive had killed at least 53 people and injured over 450, while also striking scores of targets, Ma’an news agency reported citing medical officials. According... 

Palestinians fire rockets into Israel

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Palestinians have fired over a dozen rockets from the besieged Gaza Strip into Israel in retaliation for the Tel Aviv regime’s deadly airstrikes on the blockaded enclave. Two rockets were reportedly intercepted by the Israeli Iron Dome missile system. The rest, however, passed through the US-sponsored system, with one of them hitting the central part of Israel’s southern city of Sderot, causing... 

North Korea orders rockets on standby to hit US bases

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Pyongyang has ordered rocket units be put on standby to fire on US bases in the South Pacific. “The time has come to settle accounts with the US imperialists in view of the prevailing situation,” North Korean leader declared, according to state media. It follows a US B-2 flyover of South Korea that saw dummy ammunition dropped as part of a joint military drill Thursday. The North Korean leader... 

North Korea develops missiles capable of reaching US

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The picture shows North Korean rocket Unha-3, carrying the satellite Kwangmyongsong-3, lifting off from the launch pad in Cholsan on December 12, 2012. Pyongyang is developing missiles capable of reaching the US, South Korean officials have claimed. The allegations came as North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un called for the development of more powerful rockets after the successful launch of a satellite. The... 

Israel-Gaza War 2012: Who Started It?

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Israel has again attacked Gaza. In its aerial and ground assault that began on Saturday, November 10th, at least 7 Palestinians have been killed, 5 of them civilians, 3 of whom were children. Up to 52 others, including 6 women and 12 children, have been wounded. The current Palestinian death toll is at 114. As in every vicious military offensive Israel carries out in Gaza, the dominant narrative is... 

CIA spy sentenced for stealing Russian rocket secrets

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Soyuz-5 rocket at vehicle assembly building of Plesetsk space center A former chief test engineer of Russia’s Plesetsk Cosmodrome, who was exposed as a CIA agent, has been sentenced to 13-year prison term. He admitted selling top secret data on Russian intercontinental ballistic missiles to the US. Ex-Lieutenant Colonel Vladimir Nesterets was found guilty of treason by a closed military court, the... 

Foreign Embassies in Israel Plan Evacuation, Request Gas Masks

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Iran test firing some of its missiles. The news media in Israel this evening reports foreign embassies are organizing contingency plans for the evacuation of their nationals and diplomats and are requesting gas masks from the Israeli Foreign Ministry. Diplomats and their families are worried about a missile strike that may prompt a mass evacuation of Israeli citizens with passports. The European Union... 

US to give extra $235 million to Israel

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Israel's Iron Dome system The Unites States will give an additional USD 235 million to Israel for the development of its rocket and missile systems at a time that Americans are experiencing dire economic situation. According to Israeli media, a large part of the money is scheduled to be spent for the development of the David’s Sling system, which is designed to intercept medium- to long-range... 

Israel, U.S. to hold largest-ever joint aerial defense drill next year

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A Patriot missile is fired in a 2005 joint Israeli-US exercise. With Iran said to be on its way to obtaining a nuclear weapon, Israel and the United States plan to hold the largest-ever joint exercise aimed at testing their defense against ballistic missiles. The drill, dubbed “Austere Challenge,” is scheduled to take place in May 2012, and will simulate Israel’s ballistic missile... 
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