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.

US sends warships to Gaza to evacuate Americans

The warships were not for any combat role the US specified.

Rockets fired at Pakistani politician`s house

Four rockets were fired at the house of Sardar Abdur Rehman Khetran, chief of the Khetran tribe in Barkhan district of Balochistan.

‘Rocket attack threat on Pak`s capital’

A terrorist group has plans to carry out a rocket attack on the Pakistani capital, a top police official has said.

Four killed in rocket attack in Quetta

The rockets hit different locations in Quetta, the
capital of Balochistan province, this evening.

British official wounded in Yemen rocket attack

A British official was among at least three people wounded in a rocket attack on a diplomatic car in Sana’a, less than six months after a bomber targeted Britain`s ambassador.

Six children killed by insurgent rocket: Afghan govt

Authorities say six children have been
killed in an insurgent rocket attack in northern Afghanistan.