'North Korean nuclear program poses existential threat to U.S.'

North Korea's nuclear program poses a potential "existential threat" to the United States, says Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats.Ben Ariel, 2/14/2018, 5:15 AM

North Korea: No intention to meet U.S. officials

North Korea stressed it has no intention of meeting U.S officials during Winter Olympics in South Korea.Elad Benari, 2/8/2018, 2:36 AM

North Korea mocks Trump: He's terrified

North Korea fires back at Trump, after he slammed rights abuses in the country in his State of the Union address.Ben Ariel, 2/5/2018, 5:46 AM

U.S. missile interceptor test fails

Test of U.S. missile interceptor fails in Hawaii, the second such unsuccessful attempt in less than a year.Ben Ariel, 2/1/2018, 12:07 AM

North Korea can't hit U.S. with ICBM - yet

Vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff says North Korea has made advances in ICBM program but can't yet hit America with such a weapon.Ben Ariel, 1/31/2018, 5:07 AM

U.S. sanctions North Korean companies

United States slaps new sanctions on North Korean and Chinese firms and individuals which support the North's nuclear weapons program.Ben Ariel, 1/25/2018, 12:05 AM

CIA Director: North Korea seeking reliable nuclear arsenal

CIA Director Mike Pompeo says North Korea is intent on developing a reliable arsenal of nuclear weapons and not just "a showpiece".Ben Ariel, 1/24/2018, 4:45 AM

North Korea: Trump tweet the 'spasm of a lunatic'

North Korea's state-run media mocks Trump over tweet about having a bigger nuclear button than Kim Jong Un.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/17/2018, 5:35 AM

Trump: I 'probably' have a very good relationship with Kim

U.S. President hints he has a good relationship with North Korean dictator, but won't specify whether he spoke with him.Elad Benari, 1/12/2018, 1:07 AM

Haley: North Korea must stop its nuclear tests

U.S. ambassador to the UN stresses North Korea must stop conducting nuclear tests before the United States would consider talks.Ben Ariel, 1/8/2018, 3:38 AM

Trump: My nuclear button is bigger than Kim's

Trump unfazed by North Korean leader's threat that he has a nuclear launch button on his desk.Ben Ariel, 1/3/2018, 6:04 AM

North Korean leader: The launch button is on my desk

Kim Jong Un warns his country has developed the capability to hit the entire U.S. mainland with nuclear weapons.Elad Benari, 1/1/2018, 3:36 AM

'We're closer than ever to war with North Korea'

Former Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff: U.S. faces greater threat of nuclear conflict on Korean peninsula than at any previous time.Ben Ariel, 1/1/2018, 3:03 AM

U.S. sanctions North Korean officials

Treasury announces sanctions on two North Korean officials behind their country’s ballistic missile program.Ben Ariel, 12/27/2017, 2:06 AM

Report: U.S. drawing up plans for North Korea attack

Sources say White House has stepped up preparation for a military attack on North Korea.Elad Benari, 12/21/2017, 3:36 AM

Tillerson backtracks on North Korea

Secretary of State says North Korea must "earn its way back" to the negotiating table.Elad Benari, Canada, 12/15/2017, 9:56 PM

State Department: Now isn't the time to talk to North Korea

State Department says North Korea has shown no sign of a willingness to halt its missile and nuclear testing.Ben Ariel, 12/14/2017, 3:06 AM

North Korea: War is unavoidable

North Korea warns war on the Korean peninsula is an established fact due to U.S. threats.Ben Ariel, 12/7/2017, 3:05 AM

Mattis: Diplomacy with North Korea hasn't failed

U.S. Defense Secretary says he still has confidence in diplomatic efforts on North Korea.Ben Ariel, 12/1/2017, 4:37 AM

'If there's a war, the North Korean regime will be destroyed'

U.S. Ambassador blasts North Korea's ICBM launch, warns it brings the world closer to war.Elad Benari, 11/30/2017, 1:35 AM

Trump declares North Korea a state sponsor of terrorism

U.S. President says there will be more sanctions against North Korea after declaring it a state sponsor of terrorism.Ben Ariel, 11/21/2017, 12:08 AM

Trump to North Korea: Don't try us

Trump issues a stark warning to North Korea, says his regime is very different than ones in the past.Elad Benari, 11/8/2017, 5:35 AM

American bombers fly over Korean Peninsula

Two U.S. B-1B bombers, accompanied by fighter jets from South Korea and Japan, carry out exercise near the Korean peninsula.Ben Ariel, 11/3/2017, 12:06 AM

U.S. still pursuing direct diplomacy with North Korea

State Department official says quiet diplomatic efforts with North Korea are continuing, despite Trump's assertion they are a waste of time.Ben Ariel, 11/1/2017, 4:16 AM

Mattis warns North Korea of 'massive response'

Secretary of Defense warns North Korea of a "massive military response" to any use of nuclear weapons.Ben Ariel, 10/29/2017, 4:29 AM

U.S. sanctions target North Korea's human rights abuses

United States blacklists individuals and organizations involved in security and forced labor policies in North Korea.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/27/2017, 5:43 AM

North Korean official: Take our threats literally

Senior North Korean official advises U.S. to take his country's threat of setting off a hydrogen bomb literally.Elad Benari, 10/26/2017, 1:16 AM

Trump: We're 'totally prepared' to respond to North Korea

Trump says United States is prepare "like you wouldn't believe" to respond to threats from Pyongyang.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/23/2017, 6:16 AM

North Korea: Nuclear tests will continue for 'self-defense'

North Korean diplomat accuses Trump of playing "nuclear football".Ben Ariel, Canada, 10/20/2017, 11:29 PM

North Korea: No negotiations with 'hostile' United States

North Korea makes clear it will never negotiate the dismantling of its nuclear weapons until the United States reverses its policy.Elad Benari, 10/17/2017, 12:05 AM

Tillerson: Diplomatic efforts with North Korea will continue

Secretary of State says diplomatic efforts vis-a-vis North Korea will continue "until the first bomb drops".Elad Benari, 10/16/2017, 6:36 AM

U.S., South Korea begin joint Navy drills

South Korea and the United States begin week-long joint Navy drills in the waters around the Korean peninsula.Ben Ariel, 10/16/2017, 5:08 AM

North Korea threatens U.S. with 'hail of fire'

North Korea's Foreign Minister says Trump has "lit the wick of war" with his country.Elad Benari, Canada, 10/11/2017, 7:17 PM

Trump and military officials discuss North Korea

President Trump meets national security team to discuss "a range of options" on North Korea.Ben Ariel, 10/11/2017, 3:12 AM

North Korea claims CIA tried to assassinate its leader

North Korea says the CIA tried to assassinate Kim Jong Un using a chemical or biological poison.Ben Ariel, 10/10/2017, 6:46 AM

Mattis: Be ready with military options on North Korea

U.S. Defense Secretary urges military leaders to be ready with military options to deal with North Korea should diplomacy fail.Ben Ariel, 10/10/2017, 4:16 AM

Trump on North Korea: Only one thing will work

Trump rejects talks and agreements with North Korea, says only one thing will work.Elad Benari, 10/8/2017, 3:15 AM

Mattis backs diplomatic solution to North Korea crisis

U.S. Defense Secretary says the Pentagon backs Tillerson's effort to find a diplomatic solution to the crisis with North Korea.Ben Ariel, 10/4/2017, 6:33 AM

White House: Now isn't the time for talks with North Korea

White House says no talks with North Korea except for communications aimed at bringing back detained Americans.Elad Benari, 10/3/2017, 6:14 AM

Trump: I won't fail on North Korea

President Trump says his predecessors failed by trying to be "nice" to North Korea, vows not to repeat that mistake.Elad Benari, 10/2/2017, 6:12 AM

Tillerson: We're communicating with North Korea

Secretary of State says the United States is directly communicating with North Korea but it has shown no interest in dialogue.Ben Ariel, 10/1/2017, 5:56 AM

Coroner: Warmbier died from lack of oxygen

Ohio coroner says American student who was imprisoned in North Korea for 17 months died from lack of oxygen and blood to the brain.Ben Ariel, 9/28/2017, 3:14 AM

Trump: Military option would be 'devastating' for North Korea

U.S. President says a military option would be "devastating" for Pyongyang, but stresses force isn't his first option.Ben Ariel, 9/27/2017, 2:12 AM

South Korea: Dial down the tensions

South Korea urges United States to help dial down tensions with North Korea.Ben Ariel, 9/26/2017, 6:44 AM

White House: We didn't declare war on North Korea

White House says North Korea's claims the U.S. had declared war on the country are absurd.Elad Benari, 9/26/2017, 12:06 AM

Haley: North Korea can be destroyed

U.S. ambassador to the UN says Defense Secretary has an array of options to destroy North Korea if diplomatic options are exhausted.Elad Benari, 9/18/2017, 12:04 AM

Trump adviser: There's a military option for North Korea

White House national security adviser says there's a military option for handling North Korea's tests, but U.S. prefers peaceful solution.Elad Benari, Canada, 9/16/2017, 12:50 AM

Trump: North Korea sanctions just a very small step

Trump says latest UN sanctions on North Korea are nothing compared to what would have to happen to deal with the country’s nuclear program.Elad Benari, 9/13/2017, 6:08 AM

North Korea threatens U.S. with 'pain and suffering'

North Korea says it will inflict "the greatest pain and suffering" on the United States if it pushes for harsher UN sanctions.Elad Benari, 9/11/2017, 4:09 AM

United States seeks harsh sanctions on North Korea

U.S. demands that UN impose oil embargo on North Korea and freeze the foreign assets of its leader Kim Jong-Un.Elad Benari, 9/7/2017, 2:06 AM

Mattis: There's still room for diplomacy with North Korea

Secretary of Defense says diplomacy still possible in dealing with North Korea's ballistic missile launches.Elad Benari, 8/31/2017, 3:09 AM

North Korea: Missile launch just 'the first step'

North Korea says its latest launch of a ballistic missile is the first step towards a military operation that will include Guam.Elad Benari, 8/30/2017, 2:04 AM

Tillerson: Peaceful pressure on North Korea will continue

Secretary of State condemns firing of three ballistic missiles by North Korea, but says U.S. will continue to seek a peaceful resolution.Elad Benari, 8/28/2017, 1:04 AM

Tillerson welcomes North Korean 'restraint'

Secretary of State welcomes North Korea’s recent restraint, says talks with Pyongyang may be possible "in the near future".Ben Ariel, 8/23/2017, 1:06 AM

Tillerson: Talks with North Korea still an option

Secretary of State says U.S. still interested in talks with North Korea, puts the onus on North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/16/2017, 1:07 AM

North Korea's Kim puts Guam attack on hold

North Korean leader receives report on Guam attack plans but will hold off for now, says North Korean media.Elad Benari, 8/15/2017, 4:03 AM

Mattis: If North Korea attacks, it's game on

U.S. Defense Secretary warns that an attack by North Korea could quickly escalate into war.Elad Benari, 8/15/2017, 2:08 AM