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U.S., allies demand UN action after Iran missile test

The United States, Britain, France and Germany called on Wednesday for the United Nations Security Council’s Iran sanctions committee to take action over a missile test by Tehran that they said violated a U.N. ban. In a letter containing details on the launch, they said the ballistic missile was “inherently capable of delivering a nuclear weapon.” The letter, seen by ...

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Israel, U.S. signal security ties back on track after Iran feud

Israel and the United States signaled on Sunday they were starting to put disputes over the Iran nuclear deal behind them, announcing resumed talks on U.S. defense aid for Israel as it hosted Washington’s top general and a joint air force drill. The allies had been looking to agree on a 10-year military aid package to extend the current U.S. ...

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U.S., Russia finalizing document on Syria air safety: U.S. official

The U.S. and Russian militaries are finalizing a memorandum of understanding that sets out basic air safety procedures in the skies above Syria, a U.S. official said after the latest round of talks between the former Cold War foes on Wednesday. Russia’s entry into Syria’s civil war has stoked concerns about an accident between U.S. and Russia jets. The Pentagon ...

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U.S. to raise Iranian missile test at U.N. Security Council

A missile test announced by Iran over the weekend was an apparent violation of a U.N. Security Council resolution and Washington will raise the incident at the United Nations, the U.S. State Department said on Tuesday. Iran said it tested a new precision-guided ballistic missile on Sunday, signaling an apparent advance in Iranian attempts to improve the accuracy of its ...

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