Rockets fired at Israel from Lebanon; fire returned

Jul 22, 2014

Rockets fired at Israel from Lebanon; fire returned

Rockets were fired at Israel from southern Lebanon on Monday, drawing retaliatory artillery fire from Israeli forces, Lebanese security officials and the Israeli army said, in the third such rocket attack from Lebanon since Friday. An Israeli police spokeswoman said there was no immediate ...

Israel agrees to 'humanitarian' pause in Gaza bombardment

Jul 17, 2014

Israel agrees to 'humanitarian' pause in Gaza bombardment

Israel agreed to implement a five-hour “humanitarian” pause in its nine-day-old bombardment of Gaza that has killed more than 200 Palestinians, including four boys struck on a beach Wednesday by shells fired from a navy ship. Israel said it would hold its fire Thursday ...

Jul 8, 2014

Israel readying for possible escalation after Gaza rocket barrage

Gaza Strip militants bombarded southern Israel with dozens of rockets, sending Israel closer to escalating its battle against them as it stepped up air strikes and mobilized reserves. About 80 rockets hit Israel from Hamas-controlled Gaza Monday, reaching as deep as 25 miles (40 ...

Jul 4, 2014

Israel, Gaza militants trade fire after teen killings

Israel deployed extra forces to its border with Gaza on Thursday after continued Palestinian rocket fire and heightened tensions following the suspected revenge killing of a Palestinian teenager in Jerusalem. “We are moving and we have moved forces in order to serve defense activities ...

Mar 17, 2014

South Korea slams North's rocket tests

South Korea called Monday for the North to stop its “provocative” rocket tests, after the launch of dozens of rockets in recent weeks — most recently Sunday — that Seoul says threaten regional security. North Korea test-fired 25 rockets off its east coast into ...

North's missiles tied to Musharraf blunder

Jan 28, 2013

North's missiles tied to Musharraf blunder

A retired Pakistani nuclear scientist has claimed that former Pakistani leader Gen. Pervez Musharraf’s 1999 military adventurism in the Kargil region of divided Kashmir failed in part because the North Korea-aided, nuclear-capable Ghauri missiles he wanted to deploy then had a faulty guidance system. ...