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Kim: Prepare for both dialogue and confrontation with US

Kim: Prepare for both dialogue and confrontation with US

North Korean leader says Biden's policy shows North should prepare for both dialogue and confrontation with the United States.Elad Benari, 18/06/2021 04:12
N. Korean leader's sister threatens US, Biden administration tries to de-escalate

N. Korean leader's sister threatens US, Biden administration tries to de-escalate

N. Korean leader Kim Jong Un’s sister warns US against military drills while Biden continues trying to avoid confrontation.Arutz Sheva Staff, 17/03/2021 14:35
North Korean leader's sister to Biden: Don't cause a stink

North Korean leader's sister to Biden: Don't cause a stink

Kim Yo Jong, sister of Kim Jong Un, warns new US administration against “causing a stink” if it wants peace.Elad Benari, 16/03/2021 02:07
Report: North Korea ignoring Biden's diplomatic outreach

Report: North Korea ignoring Biden's diplomatic outreach

Senior US official says North Korea has not responded to behind-the-scenes diplomatic outreach by Biden administration.Arutz Sheva Staff, 14/03/2021 02:42
North Korean leader named 'general secretary' of his party

North Korean leader named 'general secretary' of his party

The move is largely symbolic as Kim Jong Un has been the party’s top leader since the death of his father, Kim Jong Il.Elad Benari, 11/01/2021 04:25
Kim threatens to expand North Korea's nuclear arsenal

Kim threatens to expand North Korea's nuclear arsenal

North Korean leader threatens to expand his nuclear arsenal, but says he will not use nuclear weapons first unless threatened.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/01/2021 05:51
North Korea's Kim admits economic plan failed

North Korea's Kim admits economic plan failed

North Korean leader kicks off Workers' Party congress, acknowledges his five-year economic plan failed to meet its goals.Elad Benari, 06/01/2021 04:12
Is North Korean leader in a coma?

Is North Korean leader in a coma?

Former South Korean official claims Kim Jong Un has fallen into a coma and ceded over some of his power to his younger sister.Ben Ariel, 24/08/2020 01:15
Kim Jong Un orders pet dogs confiscated in North Korean capital

Kim Jong Un orders pet dogs confiscated in North Korean capital

Authorities identified households with pet dogs and are forcing them to give them up or forcefully confiscating them and putting them down.Arutz Sheva Staff, 17/08/2020 22:56
Kim: Our nuclear weapons guarantee our safety

Kim: Our nuclear weapons guarantee our safety

North Korean leader says there will be no more war as the country’s nuclear weapons guarantee its safety and future.Ben Ariel, 28/07/2020 05:37
North Korean leader suspends military action against South Korea

North Korean leader suspends military action against South Korea

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un chairs meeting of Central Military Commission, decides to suspend military action plans against South Korea.Elad Benari, 24/06/2020 02:00
North Korean leader appears at party meeting

North Korean leader appears at party meeting

Kim Jong Un stresses importance of "self-sufficient economy" in appearance at meeting of the politburo of the ruling Workers Party.Elad Benari, 08/06/2020 06:22
Kim discusses how to bolster nuclear capabilities

Kim discusses how to bolster nuclear capabilities

North Korean leader hosts military meeting to discuss new policies to bolster the country's nuclear capabilities.Arutz Sheva Staff, 24/05/2020 05:03
Trump: Glad to see that Kim is well

Trump: Glad to see that Kim is well

US President responds to photos published of North Korean leader's first public appearance since mid-April.Arutz Sheva Staff, 03/05/2020 05:10
North Korean leader makes first public appearance since mid-April

North Korean leader makes first public appearance since mid-April

North Korean leader attends opening of a fertilizer factory, according to state media.Elad Benari, Canada, 02/05/2020 00:40
Pompeo: We haven’t seen Kim

Pompeo: We haven’t seen Kim

Secretary of State says US is watching reports about the health of North Korean leader.Elad Benari, 30/04/2020 06:27
Officials: Kim could be hiding over fear of coronavirus

Officials: Kim could be hiding over fear of coronavirus

South Korean minister and US sources say that fear of coronavirus could be keeping North Korean leader out of public sight.Elad Benari, 29/04/2020 05:27
Could Kim have been injured during a missile launch?

Could Kim have been injured during a missile launch?

North Korean defector claims Kim Jong Un may have injured himself during a recent missile launch.Ben Ariel, 28/04/2020 06:03
Trump hints he knows what happened to North Korean leader

Trump hints he knows what happened to North Korean leader

"I do have a very good idea but I can't talk about it," says US President when asked about whereabouts of Kim Jong Un.Elad Benari, 28/04/2020 01:56
South Korean official: Kim is alive and well

South Korean official: Kim is alive and well

South Korean official dismisses speculation about the health of North Korea's leader.Elad Benari, 27/04/2020 04:07
Senator Lindsey Graham: "I'll be shocked if Kim Jong Un isn't dead"

Senator Lindsey Graham: "I'll be shocked if Kim Jong Un isn't dead"

South Carolina senator says rumors of North Korean leader's death are probably true, adding Kim Jong Un is likely dead or comatose.Arutz Sheva Staff, 26/04/2020 19:12
Report: North Korea's Kim Jong Un in vegetative state

Report: North Korea's Kim Jong Un in vegetative state

Kim Jong Un, Supreme Leader of North Korea, is in a vegetative state after surgery went wrong, Japanese report says.Arutz Sheva Staff, 25/04/2020 20:54
Trump wishes North Korean leader well

Trump wishes North Korean leader well

US President says he wishes North Korean leader Kim Jong Un well following speculation that he is in declining health.Elad Benari, 22/04/2020 02:14
Report: North Korean leader in grave danger following surgery

Report: North Korean leader in grave danger following surgery

US monitoring intelligence that Kim Jong Un is in grave danger after undergoing surgery.Elad Benari, 21/04/2020 05:31
US asks North Korea to resume stalled nuclear talks

US asks North Korea to resume stalled nuclear talks

White House national security adviser says Trump administration has reached out to the North Koreans to ask them to resume diplomacy.Elad Benari, 13/01/2020 05:17
North Korean official: Kim doesn't intend to restart talks

North Korean official: Kim doesn't intend to restart talks

Adviser for North Korean foreign ministry says leader won't restart talks with US despite birthday wishes from Trump.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/01/2020 04:45
Pompeo: I hope Kim chooses peace

Pompeo: I hope Kim chooses peace

US Secretary of State responds to North Korea's threats, says he hopes its leader will "take a different course".Elad Benari, 01/01/2020 02:00
Kim: US will 'suffer helplessly' if it maintains hostile approach

Kim: US will 'suffer helplessly' if it maintains hostile approach

North Korean leader warns the world will witness a "new strategic weapon" from his country in 2020, says US will suffer for its "hostility".Elad Benari, 31/12/2019 23:51
North Korean leader convenes ruling party ahead of US deadline

North Korean leader convenes ruling party ahead of US deadline

Kim Jong Un meets top ruling party officials ahead of his deadline for US to change its stance on stalled talks.Arutz Sheva Staff, 29/12/2019 02:38
Trump: Maybe Kim will give me a nice present

Trump: Maybe Kim will give me a nice present

US President says that North Korean may be planning to give him “a nice present” for Christmas rather than a missile launch.Ben Ariel, 25/12/2019 03:33
Trump: Kim has 'everything' to lose

Trump: Kim has 'everything' to lose

US President warns North Korean leader against hostility towards the United States.Ben Ariel, 09/12/2019 03:53
North Korean leader 'satisfied' after latest test

North Korean leader 'satisfied' after latest test

Kim Jong Un oversees “successful test” of super-large multiple launch rocket system.Elad Benari, 29/11/2019 02:02
North Korean leader supervises air force drill

North Korean leader supervises air force drill

Kim Jong Un supervises air force drills after US and South Korea cancel joint drill in order to promote talks with North Korea.Elad Benari, 18/11/2019 01:07
Kim says he has a 'special' relationship with Trump

Kim says he has a 'special' relationship with Trump

North Korean official media touts close relations between Kim and Trump, but says US policy makers are "hostile for no reason".Elad Benari, 24/10/2019 01:03
Report: Kim invited Trump to visit North Korea

Report: Kim invited Trump to visit North Korea

South Korean newspaper reports that North Korean leader sent US President a letter inviting him to visit Pyongyang.Ben Ariel, 16/09/2019 04:06
North Korean leader supervises test of rocket launcher

North Korean leader supervises test of rocket launcher

North Korean media says Kim Jong Un supervised a fresh test of a "super-large multiple rocket launcher" system.Ben Ariel, 11/09/2019 04:23
North Korean leader supervises test of 'newly developed' weapon

North Korean leader supervises test of 'newly developed' weapon

North Korean media says leader Kim Jong Un supervised test-firing of "super-large multiple rocket launcher".Elad Benari, 25/08/2019 06:07
North Korean leader inspects test of new weapon

North Korean leader inspects test of new weapon

North Korea says it will not negotiate with South Korea until it stops its joint military drills with the US.Ben Ariel, 11/08/2019 05:48
Trump: I received a 'beautiful letter' from Kim

Trump: I received a 'beautiful letter' from Kim

Trump says he received another letter from North Korean leader amid his country's recent missile tests.Elad Benari, Canada, 09/08/2019 23:04
Kim: Latest missile test a warning for US and South Korea

Kim: Latest missile test a warning for US and South Korea

North Korean says his country’s launch of tactical guided missiles was warning to the US and South Korea’s joint military drills.Elad Benari, 07/08/2019 02:06
Trump: North Korean tests don't breach my agreement with Kim

Trump: North Korean tests don't breach my agreement with Kim

Trump downplays North Korea’s missile tests, expresses optimism that Kim will do the right thing.Ben Ariel, Canada, 03/08/2019 00:12
North Korean leader oversees test of new rocket system

North Korean leader oversees test of new rocket system

North Korean media says Kim Jong Un oversaw first test firing of a “new-type large-caliber multiple launch guided rocket system”.Elad Benari, 01/08/2019 02:09
Trump: Look forward to seeing Kim again soon

Trump: Look forward to seeing Kim again soon

US President says meeting with North Korean leader was “great”.Elad Benari, 02/07/2019 03:05
Watch: Trump meets Kim Jong Un in Demilitarized Zone

Watch: Trump meets Kim Jong Un in Demilitarized Zone

Trump meets North Korean leader in DMZ along with South Korean president.Arutz Sheva Staff, 30/06/2019 09:16
Report: Trump sent Kim an 'excellent' letter

Report: Trump sent Kim an 'excellent' letter

North Korean media reports US President Donald Trump sent leader Kim Jong Un an "excellent" letter.Ben Ariel, 23/06/2019 06:15
Report: Kim's brother was CIA informant

Report: Kim's brother was CIA informant

Wall Street Journal reports that half-brother of North Korean leader was an informant for the CIA.Ben Ariel, 11/06/2019 05:07
US: North Korea launched multiple ballistic missiles

US: North Korea launched multiple ballistic missiles

North Korean media says Kim Jong Un oversaw army's latest strike drill.Elad Benari, 10/05/2019 03:01
Otto Warmbier’s mother compares Kim Jong Un to Hitler

Otto Warmbier’s mother compares Kim Jong Un to Hitler

Mother of American-Jewish college student who died after being tortured by North Korean officers fears pressure on regime will decrease.Ron Kampeas, JTA, 05/05/2019 18:07
Watch: Bodyguards clean Kim Jong Un's train as it arrives

Watch: Bodyguards clean Kim Jong Un's train as it arrives

North Korean leader arrives in Russia for first-ever meeting with Putin.Arutz Sheva Staff, 24/04/2019 16:05
North Korean leader oversees test of 'tactical guided weapon'

North Korean leader oversees test of 'tactical guided weapon'

North Korean media reports Kim Jong Un oversaw testing of a new type of tactical guided weapon.Elad Benari, 18/04/2019 01:09
Trump opens door for third summit with Kim

Trump opens door for third summit with Kim

US President: Relations with North Korean leader remain “very good”.Ben Ariel, 14/04/2019 06:47
Kim calls for 'serious blow' to those imposing sanctions

Kim calls for 'serious blow' to those imposing sanctions

North Korean leader says his country needs to ensure its economy is more self-reliant.Ben Ariel, 11/04/2019 04:39
Warmbier's parents: Kim responsible for unimaginable cruelty

Warmbier's parents: Kim responsible for unimaginable cruelty

Parents of Jewish American college student fire back after Trump asserted North Korean leader didn't know how their son was treated.Elad Benari, Canada, 01/03/2019 20:59
Trump and Kim to continue productive talks

Trump and Kim to continue productive talks

North Korean media says Kim Jong Un and Donald Trump decided to continue talks to resolve problems discussed at their Hanoi summit.Elad Benari, 01/03/2019 01:36
Trump: Sometimes you just have to walk away

Trump: Sometimes you just have to walk away

Trump says talks with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un were"productive," but no agreement was signed, as Kim wanted total sanction removal.Arutz Sheva Staff, 28/02/2019 09:02
North Korean leader says he's ready to denuclearize

North Korean leader says he's ready to denuclearize

Meeting Trump in Hanoi, Kim Jong Un says he would not have come to summit if he was not prepared for denuclearization of Korean peninsula.Elad Benari, 28/02/2019 06:59
Watch: Trump meets with Kim Jong Un

Watch: Trump meets with Kim Jong Un

President Trump meets with North Korean leader in Hanoi, the first time the two met since historic summit in June 2018.David Rosenberg, 27/02/2019 13:39