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IAEA chief: North Korea’s nuclear program going 'full steam ahead'

IAEA chief: North Korea’s nuclear program going 'full steam ahead'

IAEA chief Rafael Grossi says North Korea continuing to work on plutonium separation, uranium enrichment and other nuclear activities.Elad Benari, Canada, 20/09/2021 18:27
Watch: S. Korea fires 1st submarine-launched ballistic missile

Watch: S. Korea fires 1st submarine-launched ballistic missile

The South test-fired its first domestically made submarine-based ballistic missile the same day North Korea tested long-range projectiles.Arutz Sheva Staff, 19/09/2021 14:05
Satellite images: North Korea expanding uranium enrichment plant

Satellite images: North Korea expanding uranium enrichment plant

Recent satellite images show North Korea is expanding a uranium enrichment plant at its main nuclear complex.Arutz Sheva Staff, 19/09/2021 06:50
North Korea launches ballistic missiles from a train

North Korea launches ballistic missiles from a train

The move follows two tests of ballistic missiles that North Korea carried out in recent days.Arutz Sheva Staff, 17/09/2021 06:07
Keeping up with the Kims: The latest on N. Korea's '1st family'

Keeping up with the Kims: The latest on N. Korea's '1st family'

Why has Kim adopted a new look and what’s going on with his wife and sister?Arutz Sheva Staff, 14/09/2021 21:18
US prepared to engage with North Korea despite missile tests

US prepared to engage with North Korea despite missile tests

White House spokesperson: Our position has not changed when it comes to North Korea.Elad Benari, 14/09/2021 01:16
North Korea test fires long-range cruise missiles

North Korea test fires long-range cruise missiles

North Korea says it carried out successful long-range cruise missile tests over the weekend.Elad Benari, 13/09/2021 01:07
Watch: N Korea's 'Supreme Leader' parades slim physique at military ceremony

Watch: N Korea's 'Supreme Leader' parades slim physique at military ceremony

During North Korea's 73rd National Day Celebrations, the country's leader made an appearance - looking skinnier & fresher than usual.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/09/2021 12:51
IAEA: North Korea restarting one of its nuclear reactors

IAEA: North Korea restarting one of its nuclear reactors

UN atomic watchdog says North Korea appears to have restarted nuclear reactor that is widely believed to have produced plutonium.Elad Benari, 30/08/2021 03:13
N. Korea: COVID, flooding & sanctions but 'No' to outside help

N. Korea: COVID, flooding & sanctions but 'No' to outside help

North Korea’s cited a 'triple whammy' COVID-19 resurgence, economic sanctions, and major flooding but continues turning its back on help.Arutz Sheva Staff, 18/08/2021 12:58
North Korea: South Korea and US risking 'huge security crisis'

North Korea: South Korea and US risking 'huge security crisis'

North Korea issues another warning to South Korea and the United States amid their joint military drills.Elad Benari, 11/08/2021 05:00
North Korea threatens South, U.S. with military drills announced

North Korea threatens South, U.S. with military drills announced

Sister of North Korean dictator says the U.S. will face even greater security threats for going ahead with scheduled military drills.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/08/2021 18:17
North Korea warns US and South Korea over joint military drills

North Korea warns US and South Korea over joint military drills

Kim Jong Un's sister: South Korea and the United States will face even greater security threats for going ahead with joint military drills.Elad Benari, 10/08/2021 06:37
South Africa may have the most antisemitic government in the free world

South Africa may have the most antisemitic government in the free world

Mandela was sympathetic to Zionism as a movement for freedom and self-determination. Today SA befriends N. Korea, not Israel.Op-ed.Steve Apfel, 05/08/2021 08:44
Kim replaces senior officials following 'grave incident' in fight against COVID-19

Kim replaces senior officials following 'grave incident' in fight against COVID-19

North Korean leader replaces several senior officials after "grave incident" in the country's efforts to defend itself against coronavirus.Elad Benari, 30/06/2021 05:00
South Korea to build their own 'Iron Dome' to defend against North Korea

South Korea to build their own 'Iron Dome' to defend against North Korea

$2.6 billion project will be modelled on idea behind Israel's Iron Dome air defense system.Dan Verbin, 28/06/2021 21:39
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
North Korean defector laments propaganda in Ivy League education

North Korean defector laments propaganda in Ivy League education

Yeonmi Park, who escaped North Korea, says she encountered similar anti-American propaganda while attending Columbia University.Arutz Sheva Staff, 15/06/2021 09:15
IAEA: North Korea’s nuclear activities remain 'cause for serious concern'

IAEA: North Korea’s nuclear activities remain 'cause for serious concern'

Head of UN's atomic watchdog says are signs North Korea might be reprocessing spent reactor fuel to extract plutonium.Elad Benari, 08/06/2021 04:35
Rare testimony from North Korea: 'I saw bodies in the streets'

Rare testimony from North Korea: 'I saw bodies in the streets'

Jordan Peterson speaks with North Korean defector Yeonmi Park, who sheds light on the country from which she fled.Arutz Sheva Staff, 02/06/2021 17:43
North Korea: Biden intends to continue 'hostile policy'

North Korea: Biden intends to continue 'hostile policy'

North Korea dismisses idea of talks with Washington, says Biden's speech to Congress is proof he intends to continue being hostile.Arutz Sheva Staff, 02/05/2021 06:23
North Korea drops out of Tokyo Olympics due to COVID-19

North Korea drops out of Tokyo Olympics due to COVID-19

North Korea says it will skip s Olympic Games to "protect players from COVID-19".Elad Benari, 06/04/2021 05:05
North Korea says it fired 'tactical guided projectile'

North Korea says it fired 'tactical guided projectile'

North Korea says it fired new projectile that was improved to carry a 2.5-ton warhead.Elad Benari, 25/03/2021 23:59
Report: North Korea fired projectile into the sea

Report: North Korea fired projectile into the sea

This marks North Korea's second missile launch in recent days.Elad Benari, 25/03/2021 01:03
North Korea launched two projectiles

North Korea launched two projectiles

US officials say move is on 'low end of the spectrum,' report says.Arutz Sheva Staff, 24/03/2021 08:45
North Korean diplomat: US overtures are a 'cheap trick'

North Korean diplomat: US overtures are a 'cheap trick'

Top North Korean diplomat: We have only heard lunatic theory from the new US administration.Elad Benari, 18/03/2021 05:32
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
Biden administration attempts back channel talks with N Korea

Biden administration attempts back channel talks with N Korea

The Biden administration attempted to talk with North Korea in February through behind the scenes channels but did not receive a response.Dan Verbin, 14/03/2021 19:35
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
Satellite images show North Korea hiding nuclear weapon site

Satellite images show North Korea hiding nuclear weapon site

New satellite imagery suggests North Korea has recently taken steps to hid a nuclear weapons site from the West.Arutz Sheva Staff, 02/03/2021 15:08
UN report: North Korea developed nuclear program in 2020

UN report: North Korea developed nuclear program in 2020

New UN reports says North Korea maintained and developed nuclear and ballistic missile programs throughout 2020 in violation of sanctions.Elad Benari, 09/02/2021 05:12
North Korea displays new ballistic missile

North Korea displays new ballistic missile

North Korea displays new submarine-launched ballistic missile at a parade in Pyongyang.Elad Benari, 15/01/2021 04:04
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
North Korean attempt to steal Covid-19 vaccine data foiled

North Korean attempt to steal Covid-19 vaccine data foiled

North Korean & Russian governments have allegedly made multiple attempts to hack into pharma companies' computers.Arutz Sheva Staff, 27/11/2020 11:19
The quadruple threat: North Korea, China, Pakistan and Iran

The quadruple threat: North Korea, China, Pakistan and Iran

North Korea renews cooperation with Iran on weapons development, with broader links to China and Pakistan. Op-ed.Dany Shoham, 02/11/2020 13:40
Watch: Kim Jong-un cries about Covid, displays new weapon

Watch: Kim Jong-un cries about Covid, displays new weapon

North Korean leader takes off glasses to wipe away tears as he speaks about international sanctions, the pandemic and natural disastersYoni Kempinski, 12/10/2020 14:50
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
U.S. government report: N. Korea has 60 nuclear bombs, 5000 tons of chemical weapons

U.S. government report: N. Korea has 60 nuclear bombs, 5000 tons of chemical weapons

US attributes N. Korean weapons stockpiling to fear that foreign nations will try to impose regime change.Y Rabinovitz, 18/08/2020 21:55
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
UN report: North Korea pressing on with its nuclear program

UN report: North Korea pressing on with its nuclear program

Reports by experts says North Korea is pressing on with nuclear weapons program and has “probably developed miniaturized nuclear devices”.Elad Benari, 04/08/2020 03:08
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 city under lockdown following COVID-19 case

North Korean city under lockdown following COVID-19 case

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un places city of Kaesong under total lockdown after a person found with suspected COVID-19 symptoms.Arutz Sheva Staff, 26/07/2020 05:50
North Korean leader's sister: Another summit will only benefit the US

North Korean leader's sister: Another summit will only benefit the US

Sister of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un says another summit between her brother and US President may not happen this year.Elad Benari, 10/07/2020 06:02
North Korea: We have no intention of resuming talks with US

North Korea: We have no intention of resuming talks with US

Senior North Korean official dismisses comments by South Korean President that another summit between Kim and Trump is in the works.Elad Benari, 07/07/2020 02:02
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 Korea threatens to redeploy troops to border with South

North Korea threatens to redeploy troops to border with South

North Korea rejects South Korea’s offer to send special envoys, vows to redeploy troops to demilitarized border units.Ben Ariel, 17/06/2020 03:07
North Korea breaks off deal with South, threatens military action

North Korea breaks off deal with South, threatens military action

The North's newly-appointed highest ranking female official threatened to "annihilate" her southern neighbor, completely cutting of ties.Eitan Divinsky, 14/06/2020 16:45
North Korea: Washington remains a long-term threat

North Korea: Washington remains a long-term threat

North Korea says it sees no improvement in relations with the US, claims Trump only seeks to score political points.Elad Benari, 12/06/2020 02:06
North Korea cuts communication with South Korea

North Korea cuts communication with South Korea

North Korea announces it will cut military and political communication links to its neighbor South Korea.Elad Benari, 09/06/2020 01:11
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