A nuclear North Korea is not a threat, but an ideal stabilizer. Many are hopeful that the June 12 summit in Singapore between President Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un will lead to denuclearization and peace on the Korean Peninsula. First, possessing nuclear weapons is the best way to pacify North Korea and constrain its aggression.
PA chairman and Hamas leader congratulate Turkish President on his reelection.
By Ece Toksabay and Tuvan Gumrukcu ANKARA (Reuters) – Tayyip Erdogan and his ruling AK Party claimed victory in Turkey’s presidential and parliamentary polls on Sunday, overcoming the biggest electoral challenge to their rule in a decade and a half. “Our people have given us the job of carrying out the presidential and executive posts,” Erdogan said in a short national address as votes were still being counted. Sunday’s vote ushers in a powerful new executive presidency long sought by Erdogan and backed by a small majority of Turks in a 2017 referendum.
Three additional F-35I aircraft arrive at the Nevatim Airbase and will soon begin taking part in operational activity.
By Mohammed Ghobari ADEN (Reuters) – The Iran-aligned Houthi movement launched missiles on the Saudi capital Riyadh on Sunday, and reinforced Yemen’s main port city of Hodeidah as an Arab coalition moved closer to the city center in the largest offensive of the war. Saudi Arabia’s air defense forces intercepted two ballistic missiles over Riyadh, state media reported, in at least the sixth attack targeting the Saudi capital since December. The Saudi-led military alliance launched its assault on the heavily defended Yemeni Red Sea city of Hodeidah on June 12 to try to weaken the Houthis by cutting off a key supply line for the group, which controls the Yemeni capital Sanaa and most populated areas.