North Korea could try to work with Iran to covertly give it a nuclear arsenal to destroy Israel, it has been claimed. An expert on the Middle East said that the rogue states’ history of working with Iran means the risk of nuclear co-operation is real. It comes just after North Korea claimed to have successfully tested a hydrogen bomb, reawakening fears over its nuclear arsenal.

Warnings about the two nations – both determined to end Western world leadership – were made by Middle East analyst Dr Theodore Karasik. Dr Karasik described the history of collaboration between the rogue states in an article for the Saudi-backed Al Arabiya News network. He said: “Iran’s ballistic and cruise missiles are a danger to the region and beyond, and Pyongyang is in our minds constantly, even in the hotbed of the Middle East.” FULL REPORT