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NORTH KOREA CONFIRMS HYDROGEN NUCLEAR BOMB TEST

North Korea has conducted a sixth nuclear test, the Japanese government said, a move the United States and its allies in the region are likely to view as a major provocation. Seismological data from the United States Geological Survey (USGS) showed that an explosion caused a 6.3-magnitude tremor in the country's northeast, not far from the country's Punggye-ri nuclear test site. 
If the initial data holds, it would make it the most powerful weapon that the Democratic People's Republic of Korea, as the country is officially known, has ever tested. "After analyzing data provided by the Japan Meteorological Agency, the Japanese government concluded that North Korea has conducted a nuclear test," Japanese Foreign Minister Taro Kono said in a live television broadcast. 
NORTH KOREA JUST CONFIRMED THAT THEY CONDUCTED A SUCCESSFUL H-BOMB TEST
 North Korea’s state-run TV broadcaster said that Pyongyang carried out the sixth nuclear test in a special announcement hours a…

PAKISTAN DENIES PROVIDING SAFE HEAVEN FOR TALIBAN MEMBERS IN ITS TERRITORY

On August 31, the Pakistani Foreign Office (FO) spokesperson Nafees Zakaria denied claims of General John W. Nicholson, commander for US and NATO forces in Afghanistan, that Pakistan is providing safe a heaven for Taliban members. Zakaria said that such safe heavens excite in Afghanistan itself, not in Pakistan. Furthermore, Zakaria revealed that there has been no official communication between the US and the Pakistani government since US president Donald Trump accused Pakistan of hiding terrorists. Islamabad relationship with Taliban goes back to the very foundation of Taliban in Afghanistan. However, it’s not likely that only the US has had no info about these relationships. More likely that the US is using this fact as an excuse for inability to prevent the recent Taliban victories in Afghanistan. Meanwhile, the Taliban has continued its attacks against the Afghani Army and Police. The Taliban news agency Voice of Jihad claimed that a vehicle of the Afghani Army was destroyed with…

INTERVIEW WITH INVESTIGATIVE REPORTER DILYANA GAYTANDZHIEVA, WEAPONS SUPPLIES TO MILITANTS IN SYRIA (FINISHED)

FINISHEDTOPIC: Interview with Dilyana Gaytandzhieva on weapons supplies to Syria and the media secnsorship in Europe. Dilyana Gaytandzhieva is an investigative reporter authored a report for Trud Newspaper, which found that an Azerbaijan state airline company was regularly transporting weapons to Saudi Arabia, the UAE and Turkey under diplomatic cover as part of the CIA covert program to supply militants in Syria.

THE TALIBAN ASSASSINATES TWO AFGHAN INTELLIGENCE OFFICERS

On September 1, the Taliban news agency Voice of Jihad announced that the Taliban assassinated the director of the Afghan Intelligence Cirectorate in Chakhansur town, Bismllah Khan Hussiny, near the Iranian-Afghanistan border. According to Voice of Jihad, Hussiny’s car was targeted by Taliban fighters in Ismail roundabout in Zaranj city near the border with Iran. Voice of Jihad said that the former director of the Afghani intelligence directorate in Zaranj city, Ahmad Shah Salem, was in the car, and was also killed in the attack. Bismllah Khan Hussiny In a separate development, the Taliban released several Afghan Army soldiers who had been captured by Taliban fighters previously as a gesture of goodwill on the occasion of Eid al-Adha.

HOUTHIS FIRE THREE MISSILES ON SAUDI-BACKED FORCES IN YEMEN

On September 2, the Houthis launched a Qaher-M2 ballistic missile on a camp of the Sudanese Army south of al-Mausim area in Jizan province near the Yemeni-Saudi border. The Both sides didn’t announce any info about causalities caused by the attack. The Sudanese Army is the third biggest force deployed in Yemen within the Saudi-led coalition (after Saudi Arabia itself and the UAE). A Qaher-M2 ballistic missile is one of the most advanced missiles in the Houthis’ arsenal. The Houthis claims that Qaher-M2 has a range of 400km with a 350kg warhead. The missile is a modified version of the Soviet-made surface to air missile S-75\V-750. Click to see the full-size image The Houthis claimed that the missile has a circular error probable (CEP) between 5 and 10 meters. However, it is likely an exaggeration. Moreover, the Houthis targeted a gathering of the Saudi-bakced pro-Hadi forces north of Midid desert near Jizan with two Zilzal-1 rockets. According to the Yemeni al-Masirah news TV channel…