North Korea tests high-power rocket engine

This undated picture released from North Korea's official Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) on September 20, 2016 shows the ground jet test of a new type high-power engine of a carrier rocket for the geo-stationary satellite at the Sohae Space Center in North Korea. (AFP)

These are some of the headlines we are tracking for you in this edition of Press TV's Top 5:

  • Millions of Muslims across the world are commemorating Eid al-Ghadir, marking an Islamic occasion on which Prophet Muhammad introduced Imam Ali as his successor.
  • Israeli troops shoot dead a Palestinian for an alleged stabbing attack near the West Bank city of al-Khalil, also known as Hebron.
  • Iraq’s military, backed by volunteer forces, liberates several villages from Daesh terrorists in the country’s restive north.
  • The United Nations suspends all of its aid convoys in war-torn Syria following the attacks on its food trucks in Aleppo.
  • North Korea says it has successfully test-fired a new satellite rocket engine. The move is expected to fan the flames of regional tensions.


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