Iran’s Military Shows Off Missiles Promising ‘Death to America’

Provocative display comes ahead of Iranian President Hassan Rowhani’s U.N. visit
Shalamcheh, an Iranian-made air defense system is showcased / AP

Iran held a large-scale military demonstration over the weekend, parading ballistic missiles and other weapons that were painted with the slogans, “Death to America” and “Death to Israel,” according to regional reports.

Israelis Look Back on Yom Kippur War Forty Years Later

Country remains conflicted over war's outcome
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu at state memorial ceremony for the Yom Kippur War / AP

JERUSALEM—Forty years after the Yom Kippur War opinion is still divided in Israel over whether that conflict revealed imperfections in the national character or whether it was the greatest military accomplishment in Israel’s history.

Report: Hezbollah Armed with Syria’s Chemical Weapons

Assad reportedly giving chemical weapons to Hezbollah ahead of inspections
A pro-Hezbollah and pro-Assad rally / AP

The terror group Hezbollah has assumed control of at least a portion of Syria’s chemical weapons cache, according to a Syrian military commander, multiple lawmakers, and rebel leaders.