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Saudi Arabia will seek nuclear weapon if Iran does: minister

5 months, 6 days ago
RIYADH: Saudi Arabia will seek to develop its own nuclear weapons if Iran does, Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir told CNN on Wednesday. Asked whether Riyadh would "build a bomb itself" if Tehran seizes on Washington's withdrawal from the…

Saudi warns it will pursue nuclear weapons if Iran does

7 months ago
RIYADH: Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman has said if Iran develops a nuclear weapon, Riyadh will follow suit -- just days before he arrives in Washington for talks with US President Donald Trump. "Saudi Arabia does not want to…

Putin unveils new nuclear weapons to counter West

7 months, 15 days ago
MOSCOW: Russian President Vladimir Putin unveiled an array of new nuclear weapons on Thursday, in one of his most bellicose speeches in years, saying they could hit almost any point in the world and not be intercepted. Speaking weeks…

UN chief calls for new push to rid the world of nuclear weapons

7 months, 17 days ago
GENEVA: UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres called on Monday for a new global effort to get rid of nuclear weapons, drawing a cautious response from envoys of atomic-armed powers at odds for decades over nuclear disarmament. Speaking…

US, North Korea clash at UN forum over nuclear weapons

1 year, 1 month ago
GENEVA: North Korea and the United States clashed at a U.N. forum on Tuesday over their military intentions towards one another, with Pyongyang's envoy declaring it would "never" put its nuclear deterrent on the negotiating table. Japan,…

UN set to adopt treaty banning nuclear weapons

1 year, 3 months ago
UNITED NATIONS: A global treaty banning nuclear weapons is set to be adopted at the United Nations on Friday despite opposition from the United States, Britain, France and other nuclear powers that boycotted negotiations. Supporters…

Iran must never be allowed to have nuclear weapons: Trump

1 year, 4 months ago
JERUSALEM: US President Donald Trump on Monday during a visit to Occupied Jerusalem said that Iran must never be allowed to have nuclear weapons while also denouncing Tehran’s support for “terrorists”. “Most importantly the United States…

N.Korean and Chinese media in war of words over weapons

1 year, 5 months ago
SEOUL: North Korean and Chinese media were at loggerheads Thursday after Pyongyang's official news agency issued a rare and stinging denunciation of its chief ally and diplomatic backer. Beijing should be grateful to Pyongyang for its…