News and updates about WMD

Ehud Barak says Israel has nuclear weapons

Former PM writes that western leaders are afraid that Israel's judicial reforms will establish a 'messianic dictatorship.'

Ehud Barak says Israel has nuclear weapons

'Don't use nuclear weapons in Ukraine'

US President urges Russian President to not use tactical nuclear or chemical weapons: The US response will be consequential.

'Don't use nuclear weapons in Ukraine'

Kremlin spokesperson won't rule out use of nuclear weapons

In interview with CNN, Putin spokesman refuses to rule out that Russia would consider using nuclear weapons against "existential threats".

Kremlin spokesperson won't rule out use of nuclear weapons

Iranian parliament confirms uranium enrichment

The chairman of the Iranian parliament has confirmed that Iran is now enriching uranium to 60%.

Iranian parliament confirms uranium enrichment

'Disregard for Iran's nuclear program cries out to the heavens'

Israel refrained from taking part in UN conference on nuclear-free zone in the Middle East because it was unilaterally biased against it.

'Disregard for Iran's nuclear program cries out to the heavens'

Erdogan: Why can't we have nuclear weapons too?

Turkish President: Unacceptable for us to be denied nuclear weapons. We want the same protection as Israel.

Erdogan: Why can't we have nuclear weapons too?

Lapid: Iran deal endangers world peace

Blue and White leader meets with Japanese ministers, emphasizes importance of canceling 'Iran deal.'

Lapid: Iran deal endangers world peace

Iranian official: There won't be war with the US

Ali Shamkhani, senior Iranian official, says 'no reason for war' with US, demands reduction of Iran's obligations under nuclear deal.

Iranian official: There won't be war with the US

Iran is 'six months away from an atomic bomb'

Former IAEA official says Israel, Gulf states, 'need to be worried' about Iran's emerging nuclear abilities.

Iran is 'six months away from an atomic bomb'

Rouhani: If the US threatens us, we'll make advanced centrifuges

Iran's Pres. Rouhani promises to 'mass produce' centrifuges if US continues 'pressure.'

Rouhani: If the US threatens us, we'll make advanced centrifuges

Saudi FM: If Iran gets a nuclear bomb, so will we

Saudi Arabia's Foreign Minister tells CNN his country stands ready to build nuclear weapons if Iran restarts its nuclear weapons program.

Saudi FM: If Iran gets a nuclear bomb, so will we

Mossad chief: 100% certain Iran seeks nuclear bomb

Mossad chief warns Iran never abandoned nuclear program, failure to cancel or change Iran deal will create existential threat for Israel.

Mossad chief: 100% certain Iran seeks nuclear bomb

'Trump's new advisor tried to convince me to attack Iran'

'I don't think it's wise, not on the part of the Americans today and not anyone's until this threat is real.'

'Trump's new advisor tried to convince me to attack Iran'

Former Norwegian PM: Israel is part of the nuclear problem

Norway ex-PM: ‘double standard’ on Israel, Pakistan cripples nuclear non-proliferation.

Former Norwegian PM: Israel is part of the nuclear problem

Senior commander: Iran tripled its missile production

Iranian commander says country doesn't need to explain its actions anymore.

Senior commander: Iran tripled its missile production

'Middle East is in a dangerous regional arms race'

Education Minister Bennett warns that a nuclear Middle East is a threat to the entire world.

'Middle East is in a dangerous regional arms race'

Putin's new missiles

Russian President reveals his country recently tested 'a new intercontinental ballistic missile that can reach any point in the world.'

Putin's new missiles

Looking ahead: Longer term prospects for an Israel-Iran nuclear war

Looking ahead: Longer term prospects for an Israel-Iran nuclear war

India successfully tests Agni-5 ballistic missile

India successfully tests updated Agni-5 missile, firing it from mobile launch pad, as Netanyahu visits the country.

India successfully tests Agni-5 ballistic missile

Australian man suspected of assisting North Korea

59-year-old Sydney man arrested for allegedly helping North Korea purchase weapons of mass destruction.

Australian man suspected of assisting North Korea

'Fix the Iran deal? That's a fantasy'

National security expert calls on PM Netanyahu to create strategy to deal with Iran, rather than attempting to fix Iran nuclear agreement.

'Fix the Iran deal? That's a fantasy'

Israel condemns North Korean hydrogen bomb test

Israel's Foreign Ministry condemns thermonuclear test which caused a 6.3 magnitude earthquake in North Korea..

Israel condemns North Korean hydrogen bomb test

How have nuclear weapons changed since 1945?

August marked 72 years since the United States attacked Japan with nuclear weapons.

How have nuclear weapons changed since 1945?

Trump: US nuclear arsenal 'stronger than ever'

US president says he ordered modernization of nuclear arsenal, US will always be most powerful nation on earth.

Trump: US nuclear arsenal 'stronger than ever'

Report: North Korea can already hit US with nuke

Washington Post reports North Korea can make nuclear warheads small enough to fit on ICBMs.

Report: North Korea can already hit US with nuke

Nikki Haley: No point in talking about North Korea

US Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley says China 'must decide' if it is willing to act, North Korea threat is 'clear to all.'

Nikki Haley: No point in talking about North Korea

US missile defense may not protect against nukes

Experts say US missile defense system is 'not there yet.' Expert: I would not say we are comfortably ahead of the threat.

US missile defense may not protect against nukes

'North Korea's missile is not one we've seen before'

Pentagon official says test missile was two stage, of a type never seen before; it 'absolutely' poses a threat to air and sea traffic.

'North Korea's missile is not one we've seen before'

What is the purpose of Kim Jong Un's missile tests?

North Korea conducts record-breaking missile test on US Independence Day, but what is the rogue state attempting to prove?

What is the purpose of Kim Jong Un's missile tests?

Will Russia replace the US in fighting North Korea?

Russian government is working on a strategy to force North Korea to abandon its nukes; Haley worries Russia may backfill North Korea.

Will Russia replace the US in fighting North Korea?

'North Korea may have displayed new ICBM'

During parade, North Korea shows off new ICBM; experts argue on whether it is solid-fuel or not.

'North Korea may have displayed new ICBM'

'The US is planning to eliminate Kim Jong-un

High-level Pentagon source says US finalizing plan to eliminate North Korean dictator.

'The US is planning to eliminate Kim Jong-un

PA official hopes Iran will produce 1,000 nukes

PA envoy to Iran hopes Iran will produce 1,000 nuclear bombs, warns against Western enterprise that will "establish Greater Israel".

PA official hopes Iran will produce 1,000 nukes

Soviet leader warns: The world is preparing for war

Former Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev warns world is preparing for war, calls on Trump, Putin to forbid use of nuclear weapons.

Soviet leader warns: The world is preparing for war

Pakistani Defense Minister threatens to nuke Israel

Pakistan threatens Israel with nukes after fake news report.

Pakistani Defense Minister threatens to nuke Israel

Chemical weapons in the Middle East

Chemical weapons in the Middle East

Watch: Palestinian cleric calls for use of nukes against Jews

A Palestinian Arab cleric from Al-Aqsa recently urged Muslims to use nuclear weapons to "eliminate the state of the Jews."

Watch: Palestinian cleric calls for use of nukes against Jews

Israel believes Syria used sarin gas on ISIS

Did Assad save his deadliest weapon despite an international effort to destroy his arsenal?

Israel believes Syria used sarin gas on ISIS

Irony? Rouhani against nuclear weapons in Korean Peninsula

Iran’s President tells South Korean counterpart he's in favor of a Korean Peninsula free of nuclear weapons.

Irony? Rouhani against nuclear weapons in Korean Peninsula

'Clear and present threat' of chemical attacks in Europe

Russia calls for tougher measures against rebel groups in Syria, warning future terror attacks in Europe could involve chemical weapons.

'Clear and present threat' of chemical attacks in Europe

Israel, US hold joint workshop to prepare for WMD attack

Israeli and American officials conduct joint training program to deal with growing nuclear, chemical, biological weapons threats.

Israel, US hold joint workshop to prepare for WMD attack

Obama: ISIS plotting nuclear attacks on the West

World leaders discuss ISIS plans to target Western cities.

Obama: ISIS plotting nuclear attacks on the West

Report: ISIS may have radioactive 'dirty bomb'

Iraqi security forces fear stolen Iridium-192 may have fallen into hands of ISIS.

Report: ISIS may have radioactive 'dirty bomb'

Does ISIS pose a WMD threat?

Does ISIS pose a WMD threat?

Herzog: For Israel, Hamas Terror and Iran Terror Are the Same

The firing of a rocket by Gaza terrorists at Israel just hours after Iran got its nuclear deal is no coincidence, Yitzhak Herzog argues.

Herzog: For Israel, Hamas Terror and Iran Terror Are the Same

'Iran Was on the Verge of Giving Up Nuke Program'

Israeli official argues US conceded too many points too quickly on nuclear deal without capitalizing on Iran's severe economic crisis.

'Iran Was on the Verge of Giving Up Nuke Program'

Study Warns US Nuclear Strategy is on Course for Disaster

CSIS report calls for new policy in coming years or US will lose deterrence and over 11 states will go nuclear in mass proliferation.

Study Warns US Nuclear Strategy is on Course for Disaster

US Official: Iran Means What it Says About Destroying Israel

The “hints” given by Iran about wanting to destroy Israel are the real thing, says former top Pentagon official General Michael Flynn.

US Official: Iran Means What it Says About Destroying Israel

Report: N. Koreans Visited Iran Nuke Facilities in April

Members of an Iranian opposition group said a delegation of North Korean nuclear experts visited Iranian nuclear installations.

Report: N. Koreans Visited Iran Nuke Facilities in April

Iran Demands Israel Renounce Nuclear Weapons

Speaking at NPT treaty, Iranian FM Mohammad Javad Zarif demands Israel 'renounce possession of nuclear weapons.'

Iran Demands Israel Renounce Nuclear Weapons

Iran to West: No Nukes for Us, or For You

An Iranian official at the UN is demanding a timetable for the world's nuclear powers to disarm.

Iran to West: No Nukes for Us, or For You

Netanyahu: Unlike Megillah Days, Jews Can Defend Themselves Now

Prime Minister, at megillah reading, said he was thankful to Israelis and world Jewry 'for their support of my speeches in Washington.'

Netanyahu: Unlike Megillah Days, Jews Can Defend Themselves Now

Rabbi Mazuz to PM: You Should 'Rise' in the Elections

Rabbi Meir Mazuz spiritual leader of Yachad - Haam Itanu party, congratulates Netanyahu for Congress speech.

Rabbi Mazuz to PM: You Should 'Rise' in the Elections

Analysts: Iran Sanctions Did Enormous Harm to Country

Analysts Wednesday listed some of the economic damage done to Iran by the sanctions – and that damage has been substantial.

Analysts: Iran Sanctions Did Enormous Harm to Country

Washington Post: PM's Iran Arguments 'Deserve a Response'

Even if, as in President Obama's words, there was nothing “new” about the Prime Minister's Iran views, they still deserve to be considered.

Washington Post: PM's Iran Arguments 'Deserve a Response'

Israeli Officials: Plenty 'New' In PM's Iran Speech

Netanyahu's plan would require real action – not just promises – from Iran for the removal of economic sanctions, officials say.

Israeli Officials: Plenty 'New' In PM's Iran Speech

NY Times: Netanyahu Speech 'Exploitative Political Theater'

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu's speech on Iran 'offered nothing of substance that was new,' the New York Times intoned Thursday.

NY Times: Netanyahu Speech 'Exploitative Political Theater'

UN Criticizes Israel for Not Joining Proliferation Treaty

United States and Canada among five countries to oppose Arab resolution criticizing Israel for refusing to join NPT.

UN Criticizes Israel for Not Joining Proliferation Treaty

Bibi to Take Iran Nuclear Campaign to Russia

Amid crisis of confidence with the US, Israeli Prime Minister set to visit Moscow to lobby Kremlin to halt Iranian nuclear program.

Bibi to Take Iran Nuclear Campaign to Russia

N. Korea, Iran 'Pledge Continued Cooperation' Over Nuke Program

Japanese news source reveals Iran's Revolutionary Guard and North Korea promised to continue cooperation on nuclear missiles.

N. Korea, Iran 'Pledge Continued Cooperation' Over Nuke Program