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North Korea Says New Long-Range Nuclear Cruise Missile Can Reach Japan

Cruise missiles are harder to detect on radar than ballistic missiles, because they are propelled by jet engines and fly much closer to the ground.

South Korea Endorses IHRA Definition of Antisemitism

South Korea is the first country in Asia to endorse the official definition, reported Akiva Tor, Israel’s Ambassador to the Republic of Korea.

Israel and South Korea Sign COVID-19 Vaccine Exchange Agreement

The problem of Israel's soon-to-be-expired Coronavirus vaccines may have found a resolution.

Biden Administration: North Korea Increasing Threat to Continental USA

North Korea recently unveiled “a new ICBM considerably larger and presumably more capable than the systems they tested in 2017."

South Korea, Iran Progress in Talks to Release $7 billion in Iranian Assets

In early January, Iran seized a South Korean tanker and its crew in the Persian Gulf.

Kim Jong Un Breaks Down During Apology for Pandemic Failures But Expert Suspects a...

Three different news outfits presented differently edited videos of the same event, stressing subtly different views of the story.

Kim Jong-Un in a Coma According to South Korean Official

There has been much speculation recently over Kim Jong-un's health, including the suggestion that was infected with COVID-19.

Now You See Him: North Korea’s Kim Jong Un Returns to Public Life

State media showed Kim cutting a ribbon outside the factory, with his sister Kim Yo Jong together with several senior North Korean officials.

Report: China Sends Doctors to Consult on Kim’s Health in North Korea

US President Donald Trump negated rumors that Kim was in a “vegetative state,” or even that he was gravely ill.

Israel Deports Over 1,500 South Koreans Over Coronavirus Scare

Netanyahu announced that Australia and Italy would be added to the list of countries with entry restrictions, joining Thailand, Japan, South Korea, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Macau, and China.
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South Korea Protests Israeli Ban on Its Citizens, Issues Own Emergency Bans

Also: Japanese officials on Saturday admitted that 23 of the Diamond Princess passengers had been cleared to leave by mistake.

90 Israeli Students Quarantined After Contact with 9 Coronavirus-Infected Korean Pilgrims

"The report that there was a group of people here, some of whom are most likely infected and possibly carrying the virus, in the second week of February, is very worrisome."

US Air Force Successfully Tests Intercontinental Ballistic Missile Day After North Korean Ballistic Missile...

"The ... United States' nuclear deterrent is robust, flexible, ready and appropriately tailored to deter 21st century threats and reassure allies."

Israel, South Korea, Conclude Free Trade Negotiations that Exclude Jewish Settlements

Israel agreed that products from the settlements in Judea, Samaria, and the Golan Heights will not enjoy various benefits such as customs exemptions under the Free Trade Zone Agreement with South Korea.

Israel Agreed to Exclude Settlement Products from South Korea Trade Agreement

The Koreans conditioned the entire deal on the settlements exclusion.

North Korea Test-Fires Short-Range Ballistic Missiles (Again)

The latest test came shortly after US President Donald Trump announced he had received a “very beautiful letter” from North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.

Trump ‘Not Worried’ About New North Korean Missile Test

It was the third such launch in just over a week. All three of the tests involved short-range ballistic missiles.

North Korea Fires New Short-Range Missile Towards Sea of Japan

North Korean maintains close military ties with the Islamic Republic of Iran, and with Syria. Both are dedicated to the annihilation of the State of Israel.

MOUs Signed During President Rivlin’s Visit to South Korea

MOUs were signed in the fields of trade and robotics.
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WATCH: Trump Becomes First Sitting US President to Set Foot in North Korea

It was the third time the two men have met during Trump’s term in office.

Trump, Moon at DMZ: Waiting for Kim

In his announcement, South Korea's President Moon said, “President Trump is the maker of peace in the Korean Peninsula.”

North Korea Test Fires 2 Short-Range Missiles as US Tests Minuteman III ICBM

The missile fire came five days after a test-fire by Pyongyang of a barrage of short-range projectiles from the east coast.

US Seizes North Korean Ship for Sanctions Violations

“I don’t think they’re ready to negotiate,” President Trump said Thursday after the ship’s seizure was announced. “No one is happy about this.”

Putin, Kim to Meet Thursday in Vladivostok

The Kremlin says Putin will focus on the deadlock over Pyongyang’s nuclear technology program.

Russia’s Putin to Meet with North Korea’s Kim Jong Un

There have already been a number of visits by high-ranking officials between Russia and North Korea, and a new agreement signed.

North Korea Test Fires New Tactical Guided Weapon

"The completion of the development of the weapon system serves as an event of very weighty significance . . . " Kim said.

Korean Govt. Mishna Translation Project to Be Published in 2020

"A high percentage of Nobel laureates in all fields – literature, science, economics – are Jewish, which is an amazing achievement," the Korean ambassador explained, and asked, "How can Jews be such geniuses?"

Trump Lands in Hanoi for 2nd Nuclear Summit with North Korea’s Kim Jong Un

The two are scheduled to have dinner on Wednesday and then to continue their talks on Thursday.

Chabad of South Korea Completing Construction of First-Ever Mikvah

Jewish women seeking ritual pool services have thus far had to travel quite a distance, to China or Japan, to use a mikvah for family purity.

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