Gaza rocket hits near southern Israeli city in show of defiance

By Nidal al-Mughrabi and Eli Berlzon GAZA/SDEROT, Israel, Aug 9 : A long-range rocket fired from Gaza struck an uninhabited area outside the largest city in southern Israel on Thursday, Israeli police said, hours after a Palestinian official said an end to a surge in cross-border fighting could be near. Israeli Army Radio said the […]