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USA imposes ballistic missile sanctions on Iran

#USA imposes ballistic missile sanctions on #Iran. The United States imposed sanctions on 11 companies and individuals for supplying Iran’s ballistic missile program, the U.S. Treasury Department said just a day after sanctions targeting its nuclear program were lifted. Five … read more

Iran state television announces release of US sailors – video

Iran state television announces release of US sailors – video Iran state broadcaster IRINN says the country has released 10 US sailors who were captured by Revolutionary Guards after entering Iranian waters. Pentagon sources say the two small navy ships … read more

US. Navy releases video shows Iranian rockets near USA warships

The U.S. Navy released black-and-white video on Saturday it said was taken by an American helicopter showing an Iranian Revolutionary Guards vessel firing unguided rockets on Dec. 26 near warships including the aircraft carrier USS Harry S Truman in the … read more

North Korea Says It Successfully Conducted Hydrogen-Bomb Test

Hydrogen bomb is ‘self defensive’ step against U.S., North Korea says  By Alastair Gale and  Kwanwoo Jun SEOUL—North Korea said it successfully staged its first test of a more powerful form of nuclear weapon, expanding the U.S.’s foreign-policy challenges and … read more

Russia and China Challenge US Naval Supremacy

Russia and China have achieved remarkable success in their efforts to develop advanced navies, which presents a challenge to America’s naval supremacy at a time when the US Navy is trying to adapt to the changing security environment, US Chief … read more

US building in Oregon occupied by Militia members after protests

A peaceful protest Saturday in support of an eastern Oregon ranching family facing jail time for arson was followed shortly afterward by an occupation of a building at a national wildlife refuge. Ammon Bundy, the son of Nevada rancher Cliven … read more

Defiant Iran pledges to ramp up missile program, in challenge for Obama

A series of Iranian officials vowed on Friday to expand Tehran’s missile capabilities, a challenge to the United States which has threatened to impose new sanctions even as the vast bulk of its measures against Iran are due to be … read more