The members of the Missile Technology Control Regime, a key anti-proliferation grouping, have agreed to admit India, diplomats said, in a win for Prime Minister Narendra Modi as he meets President Barack Obama in Washington on Tuesday.
Saudi Arabia has intercepted and destroyed a ballistic missile fired from Yemen and a Saudi-led military coalition said in a statement it may be forced to reconsider a truce that has been place since April.
Saudi state news agency
At least 14 civilians were killed when missiles hit a children's hospital, a school and other locations in the rebel-held Syrian town of Azaz near the Turkish border on Monday, a medic and two residents said.
They said at leas
Gulf Arab states are cooperating on regional missile defence and hope to announce the results soon, a Bahraini officer said on Wednesday, suggesting progress in long-stalled efforts to create a cross-border approach to counter Iran's growing
Iran unveiled a new underground missile depot on Tuesday inaugurated by the speaker of parliament, Ali Larijani, Tasnim news agency, which is close to the Revolutionary Guards, reported.
A one-minute video of the facility broadcas
The White House has delayed imposing new financial sanctions on Iran over its ballistic-missile programme, The Wall Street Journal reported.
On Wednesday, the Journal, citing US officials, said the Obama administration was prepari
Iran condemned on Thursday as arbitrary and illegal reported US plans for new sanctions on international companies and individuals over Tehran's ballistic missile programme.
"As we have declared to the American government
President Barack Obama's administration is preparing new sanctions on international companies and individuals over Iran's ballistic missile programme, sources familiar with the situation said on Wednesday.
The Wall Street
Saudi Arabia said it intercepted a Scud ballistic missile fired from Yemen on Saturday, according to a statement on the Saudi state news agency SPA, an attack which threatens a fragile ceasefire ahead of renewed UN-backed peace talks next month.
Russia has started the delivery of its S-300 air defence systems to Iran, TASS news agency quoted an aide to President Vladimir Putin as saying on Thursday.
"The contract is being implemented, (deliveries of S-300s) are start