Int'l News Archive
  • »Occupation Forces Seize Palestinian Vehicles

    Sat 23 September / Sep 2017. 11:00 PM
    RAMALLAH — Israeli occupation forces on Sunday confiscated a number of Palestinians' owned vehicles and tractors in Ras al-Ahmar village, south of Tubas.
    The Palestinian official in charge of the settlement file in Tubas, Aref Daraghmeh said...
  • »Iran Tests New Ballistic Missile

    Fri 22 September / Sep 2017. 11:00 PM
    AMMAN — Iran has "successfully" tested a new ballistic missile that can carry multiple warheads and can travel up to 2,000km, according to state media.
    The news of the test comes just hours after Iran's Revolutionary Guard unveiled the...
  • »Iraqi Troops Kill 60 Militants in Advance on Hawija

    Fri 22 September / Sep 2017. 11:00 PM
    BAGHDAD — Iraqi forces said Sunday they killed 60 terrorists as they drove Daesh fighters out of dozens of villages in the Kirkuk province in the battle to liberate the city of Hawija north of Baghdad.
    Brig. Mohammad Bojari told Petra's...
  • »N. Korea: Trump Signs New Order to Widen Sanctions

    Wed 20 September / Sep 2017. 11:00 PM
    CAPITALS — US President Donald Trump has signed a new order that boosts sanctions against North Korea over its nuclear weapons programme.
    The US treasury has been authorised to target firms and financial institutions conducting business with...
  • »Occupation Forces Detain 13 Palestinians

    Tue 19 September / Sep 2017. 11:00 PM
    RAMALLAH — Israeli occupation forces early Wednesday arrested 13 Palestinians after carrying out house-to-house searches in various West Bank cities, according to a Palestinian source.
    The Palestinian Prisoners Society said in a statement...
  • »Death Toll in Powerful Mexico Earthquake Surges to 224

    Tue 19 September / Sep 2017. 11:00 PM
    AMMAN — The death toll from a powerful earthquake that rocked Mexico on Tuesday has surged to 224 people, including 117 in the capital, Interior Minister Miguel Osorio Chong has said.
    The dead include at least 21 children crushed beneath a...
  • »Police Make 2 More Arrested in Connection with London Subway Attack

    Tue 19 September / Sep 2017. 11:00 PM
    LONDON — Two further suspects have been arrested in Wales in connection with the attempted bombing on a London Tube train.
    A 48-year-old man and a 30-year-old man were arrested under the Terrorism Act after a dawn raid on a home in Newport....
  • »Sources to Petra: 6 Daesh Terrorists Killed in Western Iraq

    Tue 19 September / Sep 2017. 11:00 PM
    AMMAN — The US-led international coalition warplanes on Wednesday killed 6 terrorists in the western part of Iraq, according to security source.
    The source told Petra's correspondent that the war jets targeted the Daesh terrorists in the...
  • »Hurricane Maria Regains Strength after Battering Dominica

    Mon 18 September / Sep 2017. 11:00 PM
    CAPITALS — The latest major Atlantic hurricane of the season, Maria, has powered back to category five strength after pounding the Caribbean island of Dominica.
    It weakened to a four after wreaking "widespread damage" on the island but is now...
  • »Trump: US Would Destroy N. Korea if Forced to Defend Itself

    Mon 18 September / Sep 2017. 11:00 PM
    CAPITALS — US President Donald Trump has told the UN General Assembly that America would destroy North Korea if forced to defend itself or its allies.
    In his debut speech, he mocked North Korea's leader, Kim Jong-un, saying: "Rocket man is on...
  • »Israeli Bulldozers Demolish Car-Wash Facility in Jerusalem

    Mon 18 September / Sep 2017. 11:00 PM
    RAMALLAH — Israeli bulldozers belonging to occupied Jerusalem municipality, accompanied by large forces of police, early on Tuesday demolished a Palestinian-owned car-wash facility in the Beit Hanina neighbourhood in Jerusalem, under the...
  • »Parsons Green: UK Terror Threat Lowered to Severe after Tube Bomb

    Sat 16 September / Sep 2017. 11:00 PM
    CAPITALS — The UK terror threat level has been lowered to severe after being raised to critical, its highest level, following Friday's attack on a London Tube train.
    A second man has been arrested as part of the investigation into the attack....
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