Dummy Hellfire missile mistakenly shipped to Cuba.

U.S. officials have been urging the Cuban government to return the missile, the Journal’s sources said. A dummy U.S. Hellfire missile was mistakenly shipped from Europe to Cuba in 2014, The Wall Street Journal reported on Thursday. The inert missil ...

US caught between Saudi Arabia, Iran.

As the spiralling tensions between Saudi Arabia and Iran threaten to unbalance its tightrope walk in the strife-torn West Asian region, the U.S has launched a massive diplomatic outreach to both countries, but would stop short of trying to “mediate. ...

North Korea says it has conducted hydrogen bomb test.

North Korea on Wednesday said it has successfully conducted a hydrogen bomb test. The surprise announcement that complicates already difficult efforts to curb the country’s push for a working nuclear arsenal. A hydrogen bomb is generally more power ...

Fake eyelashes of groom cost marriage.

Wearing fake eyelashes cost a Saudi groom his marriage as the bride’s family called off the engagement ceremony, a media report said on Thursday. At the ceremony in Riyadh, the bride’s brother noticed that the groom was having tears in his e ...

Red flags over Turkey-China weapons deal.

As tensions in West Asia and Ukraine rose in recent years, Turkey moved to jointly manufacture a sophisticated missile defence system. The $3.4 billion plan would have given Turkey’s military more firepower and laid the foundation to start exportin ...

U.S. places Indian Lion in endangered species list.

There are only about 1,400 of these lions said to be remaining. The United States will place a breed of lion found in India and Africa in the endangered species list in a bid to curb the dramatic decline of their population. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Ser ...

Donald Trump defends call for banning Muslims from US.

Republican front-runner Donald Trump defended his provocative call for banning Muslims from the United States in Tuesday night’s presidential debate as the candidates pushed their own plans for fighting Islamic State militants. The debate was domina ...

Saudi voters elect 20 women candidates for the first time.

The women who won hail from vastly different parts of the country, ranging from Saudi Arabia’s largest city to a small village near Islam’s holiest site. Saudi voters have elected 20 women for local government seats, according to results, a ...

Kim says N. Korea has hydrogen bomb.

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un appeared on Thursday to claim his country has developed a hydrogen bomb, a step up from the less powerful atomic bomb, but outside experts were sceptical. Mr. Kim made the comments as he toured the Phyongchon Revolutionary ...

Two Army Pilots Killed In Helicopter Crash.

Two US Army pilots were killed when their Apache helicopter crashed during a training mission in rural Tennessee. The two crew members were flying an AH-64D when it went down at about 7pm local time on Wednesday, the Army’s 101st Airborne Division s ...

US Military Opening All Combat Jobs To Women.

Secretary of Defense Ash Carter has revealed plans to open all combat jobs to women in the US military. In a historic policy shift, the Pentagon boss said the integration will take place in a “deliberate and methodical manner” following a 30-d ...