Israel-Gaza crossings to reopen after brief closure

Israel is to reopen border crossings to and from the Gaza Strip on Monday, the military said, after closing them in the wake of a Palestinian rocket attack.

Israel hits Gaza, closes crossings after rocket attack

Israeli warplanes struck Gaza early Sunday for the second time in three days after cross-border rocket fire by an Islamic extremist group which is locked in a power struggle with Hamas.

Eight killed, seven of them children, in rocket strike in Libya's Benghazi

Eight people were killed, including seven children, when a rocket hit a residential building in the city of Benghazi in eastern Libya on Thursday, medics said, two days after a similar attack claimed by Islamic State militants.

Israel strikes northern Gaza in response to rocket attack

Israeli forces attacked a position in the north of the Gaza Strip, an immediate response to a Palestinian rocket launched at its neighbour's southern front, the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) said in a statement on Friday.

Israel strikes northern Gaza in response to rocket attack

Israeli forces attacked a position in the north of the Gaza Strip, an immediate response to a Palestinian rocket launched at its neighbour's southern front, the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) said in a statement on Friday.

Boko Haram kill two soldiers in NE Nigeria: Residents

Two soldiers were killed in a Boko Haram rocket attack on a military vehicle in the northeast Nigerian town of Baga, residents told AFP on Tuesday.

Syrian air strikes kill 70 people after rebel rocket attack: Monitor

Syrian air force strikes killed at least 70 people in an opposition district outside Damascus following rocket attacks by rebels that had hit the government-controlled centre of the Syrian capital, a monitoring group said on Friday.

Rocket attacks on Damascus kill five after Islam Army warning

Rocket attacks killed five people in Damascus and wounded at least 35 on Thursday, the state news agency SANA said, in what appeared to be the second heavy bombardment by Islam Army insurgents in less than two weeks.

Rocket attack in Afghanistan capital, no casualties

At least two rockets were fired in green zone area of Afghanistan capital of Kabul Sunday night, no casualties reported, police said.

Israel will hit back hard if more Gaza rocket attacks: Netanyahu

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu warned on Monday that Israel will hit back hard if Palestinian rocket attacks from Gaza resume, speaking just hours before the midnight expiry of a five-day ceasefire.

Boy killed in rocket attack in Egypt`s Sinai

A rocket attack targeting a security patrol killed a six-year-old boy in Egypt`s Sinai Peninsula, an official said.

Rocket attack kills girl in Egypt

A nine-year-old girl child was killed and another injured when a rocket fell in front of a house in in Egypt`s Sinai peninsula in an apparent attack targeting soldiers.

No Egyptian killed in Tripoli rocket attack, Libya claims

Libya has denied reports that 23 Egyptians were killed in a rocket attack in strife-torn Tripoli.

Rocket attack in Peshawar leaves two soldiers wounded

At least four rockets landed inside Peshawar Cantonment in Pakistan, wounding two soldiers.

Israel strikes in Gaza after rocket attack

Israeli war planes carried out a series of strikes in the Gaza Strip early Thursday, the army said, shortly after a rocket from the Palestinian enclave struck the Jewish state.

Seven killed in Afghanistan rocket attack

Seven Afghan civilians were killed and nine others injured when a rocket fired by the Taliban hit a market in the country`s eastern province of Nuristan, Xinhua reported citing the interior ministry Sunday.

CM Abdul Malik survives rocket attack in quake-hit area of Pakistan

Chief Minister Abdul Malik had a narrow escape on Monday when militants fired rockets at him while he was monitoring relief activities for victims of last week`s devastating earthquake in Pakistan`s Balochistan province.

Israel strikes in Lebanon after rocket attack

The Israeli air force carried out an attack in Lebanon, the army said, hours after militants there fired four rockets at the Jewish state.

US ready to tackle any threat from N Korea: Hagel

Continuing its campaign against military advances of North Korea, the US has said the threat perception from Pyongyang has increased, but the Pentagon is taking every step to deal with any worst-case scenario.

Gaza militants `welcome` Obama by firing at Israel

On the second day of US President Barack Obama`s visit to the region, Israel police officials informed that Gaza militants fired two rockets at the southern reaches of the country.