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JERUSALEM: Israeli authorities said Wednesday they have arrested 10 Palestinians from the Gaza Strip accused of planning a missile attack and hostage-taking against a navy ship. The announcement of the March 12 arrests comes ahead of expected new mass protests along the Gaza Strip's border ... Gazans
The South African government said on Wednesday that it was concerned about the attempted missile attack that targeted the Saudi Arabian capital, Riyadh. According to media reports, one person was killed and two others wounded in the March 25 ballistic missile attack on the Saudi Arabian capital on ...
In November, the coalition blocked all Yemeni land, air, and sea ports in response to a Houthi ballistic missile attack on Riyadh's international airport. ... "The Houthis should immediately stop their indiscriminate missile attacks on populated areas of Saudi Arabia," said Sarah Leah Whitson, Middle ... Arabia
Saudi foreign minister Adel al-Jubeir pointed the finger of blame at Iran and Hezbollah over Monday's missile attack against Riyadh that killed one person. ... Saudi Arabia's foreign minister accused Iran and its Lebanese proxy, Hezbollah, of being behind Sunday's ballistic missile attacks on the ... Arabia

(CNN) On Sunday night -- the eve of the third anniversary of the war in Yemen -- the Iranian-backed Houthi high command unleashed their biggest barrage of ballistic missiles so far in the conflict. Shortly afterwards, the Houthi-controlled defense ministry in Sana'a, Yemen's capital city, ...
The conflict in Yemen took a dramatic turn in November 2017 when Houthi fighters launched a Burqan 2H long-range missile targeting Riyadh, the Saudi Arabian capital. The missile was intercepted before it could reach its target, but the Saudis, accusing Iran of supplying missiles to the Houthis, termed the ...
HAZOR AIRBASE, Israel ― U.S. and Israeli contingency plans for a joint response to an Iranian missile attack could be activated at any moment, with U.S. ... Cobra, a biannual air defense drill aimed at honing the ability of both nations to operate as a joint task force, or JTF, against an Iranian missile attack.
He further compared any future missile attack from Lebanese territory to President John F. Kennedy's warning that he he would hold the Soviet Union responsible for any attack on the U.S. from Cuba during the 1962 Cuban missile crisis. Graham said he intends to go back to Congress and urge it allocate ...
Elementary schools across Israel held emergency missile attack drills this week, as Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu engaged in a frightening war of words with Iran. Speaking Sunday at the Munich Security Conference, Netanyahu denounced Iran for probing Israeli defenses a week earlier with a drone ...
The top military officer charged with defending the American homeland said she had “100 percent confidence” that Northern Command could defeat a ballistic missile attack from North Korea. Air Force Gen. Lori Robison, testifying before the Senate Armed Services Committee last week, said in her opening ...
That's according to a comprehensive state report that looked at the false missile alert sent to all Hawaii phones on Jan. 13 and sought recommendations for preventing another false alarm — and bolstering preparedness for a threat that the state has stressed is unlikely but not impossible. Hawaii Gov.
TOKYO -- As North Korea refuses to give up its nuclear and missile development programs, Japan and the U.S., as well as South Korea, are left to tackle the challenge of saving as many people as possible in case the unthinkable does occur. The tense situation in the Korean Peninsula is causing ...
The Hawaii government's erroneous warning of an imminent ballistic missile attack caused confusion at U.S. military facilities, frustrating senior U.S. military officers and causing them to question procedures for communicating with state officials, according to emails obtained by The Washington Post.
HILO — Hawaii lawmakers are pursuing legislation that would update the state's disaster preparedness protocols after the false ballistic missile alert last month. House Bill 2582, which was introduced late last month, would establish a Hawaii disaster preparedness task force to review current disaster ...
The UN Security Council on Wednesday condemned "in the strongest possible terms" multiple missile attacks launched by Yemen's Al Houthi rebels on Saudi Arabia, saying they posed a threat to regional security. Saudi forces on Sunday intercepted seven missiles fired by Yemen's Iran-backed Al ...
Elementary schools across Israel held emergency missile attack drills this week, as Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu engaged in a frightening war of words with Iran. Speaking Sunday at the Munich Security Conference, Netanyahu denounced Iran for probing Israeli defenses a week earlier with a drone ...
The top military officer charged with defending the American homeland said she had “100 percent confidence” that Northern Command could defeat a ballistic missile attack from North Korea. Air Force Gen. Lori Robison, testifying before the Senate Armed Services Committee last week, said in her opening ...
That's according to a comprehensive state report that looked at the false missile alert sent to all Hawaii phones on Jan. 13 and sought recommendations for preventing another false alarm — and bolstering preparedness for a threat that the state has stressed is unlikely but not impossible. Hawaii Gov.
TOKYO -- As North Korea refuses to give up its nuclear and missile development programs, Japan and the U.S., as well as South Korea, are left to tackle the challenge of saving as many people as possible in case the unthinkable does occur. The tense situation in the Korean Peninsula is causing ...
The Hawaii government's erroneous warning of an imminent ballistic missile attack caused confusion at U.S. military facilities, frustrating senior U.S. military officers and causing them to question procedures for communicating with state officials, according to emails obtained by The Washington Post.
HILO — Hawaii lawmakers are pursuing legislation that would update the state's disaster preparedness protocols after the false ballistic missile alert last month. House Bill 2582, which was introduced late last month, would establish a Hawaii disaster preparedness task force to review current disaster ...
FEBRUARY 12--A 7-Eleven worker was struck in the face with a Cuban sandwich thrown by an aggrieved customer who had complained that the food item was not sufficiently warm, according to cops who arrested the patron for battery. Corinthian Jones, 19, purchased the sandwich Friday night at a ...
WASHINGTON — A new bill being co-sponsored by Colorado Republican Cory Gardner would make the federal government the sole entity in charge of warning U.S. citizens of a missile attack — a reform that's in direct response to a false warning sent last month by state officials in Hawaii. The measure ...
The plane carrying the first group of Syrian delegates participating in Sochi talks came under missile attack when landing at Damascus airport. Armenian MP Jirair Reisian told Kantsasar daily that the first missile fell a few meters away from the plane, two other missiles followed. “Fortunately, no one was ...
DAMASCUS, Syria—A plane carrying members of a Syrian delegation who attended talks in Sochi, Russia earlier this week, came under a missile attack while attempting to land at the Damascus International Airport on Friday. On board the plane were Armenian members of the Syrian parliament who took ...
The joint House Committees on Public Safety and Military Affairs consolidated 3 bills into one, to provide businesses with immunity from civil lawsuits when they help to shelter the public in the event of a missile attack. Retail Merchants on Hawai'i president, Tina Yamaki, says business owners support the ...
WASHINGTON -- The Hawaii employee who sent out a false alarm earlier this month warning of an incoming missile attack said he misheard a message played during a drill and believed a ballistic missile was actually heading for the state, according to a federal investigation. This contradicts the ...
Hawaii's emergency management leader has resigned after it was revealed the employee who sent a ballistic missile alert earlier this month really believed the state was under attack. Key points. The alert warning was mistakenly sent by a man in his 50s; He says he now fears for his safety; The alerts ...
Yemen's Houthi rebels on Tuesday allegedly fired a long-range ballistic missile towards Riyadh's King Khalid International Airport, the Houthi-controlled Saba news agency said. It is the second time a missile has been fired by the Houthis at the Riyadh airport. Saudi air defense forces reportedly blocked ...
HONOLULU (AP) — A Hawaii employee who mistakenly sent an alert warning of an incoming ballistic missile earlier this month, creating a panic across the state, thought an actual attack was imminent, the Federal Communications Commission said Tuesday. Hawaii has been testing alert capabilities, and ...
A staffer watches for disaster alerts in the Hawaii Emergency Management Agency command center in Honolulu, United States, on Nov. 30, 2017. (Kyodo via AP Images). The Hawaii official who sent the errant false alarm text alert warning of a ballistic missile attack on January 13 is refusing to cooperate ...
Schatz said Thursday that he's introducing legislation to make sure only federal officials are tasked with the responsibility of sending alerts in the event of a ballistic missile attack. Schatz, who announced plans for the legislation at a hearing examining the incident, said it made no sense for local authorities ...
TOKYO (Reuters) - Tokyo held its first missile evacuation drill on Monday with volunteers taking cover in subway stations and other underground spaces that would double as shelters for the Japanese capital in the event of a North Korean missile strike. The choreographed evacuations at a fair ground and ...
Tokyo held its first missile evacuation drill on Monday with volunteers taking cover in subway stations and other underground spaces that would double as shelters for the Japanese capital in the event of a North Korean missile strike. The choreographed evacuations at a fair ground and park ringing the ...
An Atlas 5 rocket streaks east from Cape Canaveral with the SBIRS GEO Flight 4 satellite in this long exposure photo. Credit: ULA. A billion-dollar U.S. military satellite rode a United Launch Alliance Atlas 5 rocket into orbit Friday night from Cape Canaveral, joining a network of space sentinels warning of ...
A blast over Honolulu would be catastrophic. That doesn't mean the government shouldn't help the public prepare for one. Minutes after the people of Hawaii received an emergency alert on their phones last week, they began calling loved ones to issue tearful goodbyes and putting their children in storm ...
Japanese national broadcaster NHK on Tuesday mistakenly sent a message to phone users with its app warning that North Korea had launched a missile at the country and advising people to take cover. "NHK news alert. North Korea likely to have launched missile. The government J alert: evacuate inside ...
But the mistake, along with the monthly sirens, have raised questions about whether the preparations in case of a North Korean missile attack are having unintended effects. "The State of Hawaii is war mongering and scaring its citizens with its monthly nuclear attack warning siren which began in December ...
But the mistake, along with the monthly sirens, have raised questions about whether the preparations in case of a North Korean missile attack are having unintended effects. "The State of Hawaii is war mongering and scaring its citizens with its monthly nuclear attack warning siren which began in December ...
A foreign submarine spotted cruising through waters around disputed islands in the East China Sea last week was actually a Chinese nuclear missile attack submarine, Japan said on Monday. Itsunori Onodera, Japan's defense minister, told reporters that the unidentified submarine was "China's ...
What would you do if a hostile missile was flying towards your country, and you had minutes to take cover? It's a terrifying prospect, and one the people of Hawaii faced on Saturday when an emergency warning was mistakenly sent telling them, "Seek immediate shelter. This is not a drill". Many tweeted that ...
They're visiting and have had no experience preparing for a ballistic missile attack. Some residents and visitors CNN spoke to said the escalating tensions between the United States and North Korea -- and the war of words between the two leaders -- lent the threat additional credibility in their minds.
People in Hawaii received emergency alerts on their phone today that a ballistic missile attack was imminent. Hawaii Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard quickly tweeted that it was a false alarm. HAWAII - THIS IS A FALSE ALARM. THERE IS NO INCOMING MISSILE TO HAWAII. I HAVE CONFIRMED WITH ...
We begin tonight with complete panic and chaos in Hawaii after that emergency alert sounded across the islands just after 8:00 A.M. Local time. Residents seen running for cover. Families hiding in bomb shelters. Take a listen. This is not a drill. Take immediate action measure. Reporter: The dire warning of ...
(KGTV) - Following a false alert sent out to residents of Hawaii warning of an incoming ballistic missile Saturday, the question has cropped up stateside: Are we safe? Hawaii was the first state to prepare for the possibility of a missile launch from North Korea last year. The state was working to reinstate an ...
Hawaiians woke up to emergency alerts on their phones today about an imminent ballistic missile attack which they later learned was a false alarm. The emergency alert was sent to people's mobile phones in Hawaii at about 8:08 a.m. local time with the startling words, "BALLISTIC MISSILE THREAT ...
The Hawai'i Emergency Management Agency has confirmed the “ballistic missile attack” warning sent out this morning was A MISTAKE and that there is NO THREAT to Hawai'i. The message alert went out this morning at 8:05 a.m. Hawaiʻi time from the State Emergency Management Agency on Oʻahu ...


 

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