Woman dead in accident in Ashkelon

Woman in her 20s killed when vehicle collides with a guardrail. Three others injured.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/29/2019, 4:04 AM

Watch: Spa employee fights back against armed Bedouin robbers

Two Bedouin robbers violently attack female worker in course of robbery attempt, but she doesn't let them go without a fight.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/30/2019, 8:15 AM

Military exercise in southern Israel

IDF schedules three-day military exercise in Ashkelon.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/27/2019, 10:13 PM

Israeli woman injured during Gaza rocket attacks dies

Two months after suffering serious injuries during Gaza rocket attack, 89-year-old Ashkelon woman succumbs to her injuries.Arutz Sheva, 7/7/2019, 4:22 PM

Gantz: Defense begins with deterrence

Blue and White party tours, holds weekly meeting in Ashkelon, vows to protect residents better than Netanyahu.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/4/2019, 6:16 PM

Watch: Sea of jellyfish at Ashkelon power plant

Electric Corporation workers at Rothenberg plant in Ashkelon face thousands of jellyfish arriving at the plant with seawater.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/4/2019, 1:01 PM

UN sees results of Hamas attacks on the south

Delegation of UN ambassadors visits Ashkerlon home of man killed by Hamas rocket, scholl damaged by rocket strike.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/7/2019, 4:28 PM

'Let the IDF loose' to restore peace

Likud MK Uzi Dayan, Mayor Tomer Galam visit home of rocket victim. 'We want the other side to get hit hard - they shouldn't set the agenda.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/5/2019, 12:43 PM

Rocket fired towards Ashkelon

“Red Alert” sirens heard in Ashkelon and Hof Ashkelon Regional Council. One rocket from Gaza intercepted by Iron Dome.Elad Benari, 1/7/2019, 3:48 AM

'You died protecting your homeland'

Nahal Haredi sergeant killed in Givat Assaf terror attack Thursday laid to rest at Ashkelon military cemetery.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/14/2018, 12:03 PM

Islamic Jihad releases footage of rocket launch

Terrorist organization shows off launch of large rocket which slammed into Ashkelon last week.Tzvi Lev, 11/17/2018, 9:55 PM

'Honoring my mother saved my life'

Chabad emissaries visiting Ashkelon after huge rocket barrage astonished by story of man whose life was saved by helping his mother.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/14/2018, 5:14 PM

One dead as rocket hits Ashkelon home

40-year-old man killed, 40-year-old woman in critical condition as rocket hits residential building in Ashkelon.Elad Benari, 11/13/2018, 3:58 AM

Direct hit on Ashkelon house

1 injured in barrage on Ashkelon as 300 rockets fired at Israel in largest rocket attack since 2014 conflict.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/12/2018, 10:43 PM

Concern: Marine infiltration from Gaza

IDF says Hamas seeking to increase ability to launch attacks from the sea. Border Police increase presence along coast of Ashkelon.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/26/2018, 10:14 PM

Lotto winner vows to fund Torah study

Ashkelon man wins 11.3 million shekels, says he will use part of winnings to support yeshiva students.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/12/2018, 6:05 PM

Israel Dog Unit finds missing man unconscious in Ashkelon

Search succeeds for missing Ashkelon man amid sirens and booms from intercepted rockets; attempted suicide recovers in ICU.Mordechai Sones, 5/31/2018, 4:56 PM

Air raid siren disrupts Israeli wedding

Bride whose wedding was interrupted by an air raid siren says she 'couldn't believe there was a siren' in the middle of her wedding.Orly Harari, 5/30/2018, 9:56 AM

Bennett honors 'the world's best soldier'

Naftali Bennett speaks about legendary soldier Emmanuel Moreno at a ceremony dedicating a street after him.Tzvi Lev, 3/22/2018, 10:54 PM

Female soldier in serious condition after collapsing at IDF base

Soldier lost consciousness suddenly at IDF training facility, rushed to hospital in serious condition.David Rosenberg, 3/20/2018, 7:09 PM

IDF attacks additional Hamas targets in Gaza

IDF says it attacked additional Hamas targets in Gaza. Sirens heard in Ashkelon and Sderot were false alarms.Elad Benari, 2/18/2018, 4:20 AM

Twin sisters found dead in Ashkelon, murder suspected

Two women found dead in their Ashkelon apartment. 'No one saw them over the past few days.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/16/2018, 2:19 PM

IDF attacks Hamas targets in Gaza

IDF strikes Hamas positions in northern Gaza in retaliation for rocket fire on Ashkelon.Elad Benari, 12/12/2017, 12:52 AM

Rockets fired from Gaza towards Ashkelon

Iron Dome successfully intercepts at least two rockets fired by Gaza terrorists towards Ashkelon.Ido Ben Porat, 12/11/2017, 11:46 PM

10 injured in fires in Kiryat Haim, Ashkelon

6 injured, including several children,in Kiryat Haim apartment fire. 4 injured from thick smoke in Ashkelon fire.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/21/2017, 10:19 PM

Between Judaism and Islam: The saga of Noy Sheetrit

24-year-old Jewish woman's conversion to Islam on the Temple Mount - then return to Judaism - raises questions of assimilation in Israel.David Rosenberg, 9/25/2017, 12:48 PM

Ashkelon suspect detained, security alert lifted

Security forces arrest Arab infiltrator suspected of terror activity in Ashkelon.Yoel Domb, 8/27/2017, 3:58 PM

Watch: Police comb Ashkelon for suspicious person

Watch heavily armed police combing the coastal city for a suspected terrorist.Tzvi Lev, 8/27/2017, 3:49 PM

Suspicions of terrorist in Ashkelon

Large number of forces in Ashkelon after reports of a terrorist in the city. Police call on public to increase vigilance.Ido ben Porat, 8/27/2017, 1:29 PM

Suspected murder-suicide in Ashkelon

Police find woman dead in Ashkelon apartment, man dead on ground outside.Chana Roberts, 4/15/2017, 8:04 PM

Gush Katif evacuee appointed Ashkelon Chief Rabbi

Rabbi Ophir Cohen, head of the Ashkelon religious community, was chosen as the new Chief Rabbi of Ashkelon.Yoel Domb, 9/15/2016, 4:32 PM

10 arrested at demonstration against terrorist in hospital

Police claim right-wing protesters hurled stones at police during demonstration against terrorist receiving treatment in Israeli hospital.Shlomo Pyotrovsky, 8/9/2016, 10:24 PM

Israel ordered to pay Iran $1.2 billion

Swiss arbitrators have ruled in favor of Iran in a case that is more than 37 years old.Rachel Kaplan, 8/8/2016, 10:59 AM

6-year-old falls from 3rd story in Ashkelon

A 6-year-old boy fell out of the window at a three story height in Ashkelon; he was evacuated to the hospital in serious condition.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/23/2016, 9:29 PM

Morning jogger discovers 900 year-old lamp

Ancient lamp washed up on shore in Ashkelon. 'It’s really exciting. You just feel a part of history. You can touch what was here long ago.'Rachel Kaplan, 6/27/2016, 1:46 PM

IDF soldier recounts shooting Sudanese terrorist

'I jumped out of the bus, grabbed the stabbed soldier's gun and ran after the terrorist,' says soldier who eliminated Kamel Hassan.Ari Yashar, 2/7/2016, 10:34 PM

Sudanese stabber behind Ashkelon attack dies

Police announce death of Sudanese national who stabbed IDF soldier in Ashkelon; motive for attack unclear.Cynthia Blank, 2/7/2016, 2:04 PM

Ashkelon mayor accused of paying off rape victim

Two women have come forward against Itamar Shimoni, who is charged with money laundering and fraud in a separate case.Cynthia Blank, 1/5/2016, 5:16 PM

Again: Major flooding leaves Ashkelon under water

A month after experiencing severe flooding following heavy rains, Ashkelon once again in the eye of the storm.Cynthia Blank, 12/17/2015, 11:19 AM

Watch: Major flooding in Ashkelon reaches Barzilai Hospital

Ben Yehuda street has been closed to traffic after a section of the road collapsed.Orli Harari, 11/9/2015, 11:59 AM

Breaking: Rocket Intercepted Near Ashkelon

Ashkelon residents hear explosion, rocket sirens. Reports say one rocket fired, stopped by Iron Dome.Matt Wanderman, 10/10/2015, 11:12 PM

Iron Dome Intercepts Two Rockets Over Ashkelon

Iron Dome shoots down two Gaza rockets that were headed towards Ashkelon, hours after attack on Sderot.Elad Benari, Canada, 9/18/2015, 11:45 PM

Israeli Man Disappears in Muslim Country

A resident of Ashkelon, who made aliyah 20 years ago, has not been seen since flying to unnamed country to visit his brother in June.Cynthia Blank, 9/7/2015, 4:38 PM

Rare Sarcophagus Discovered at Ashkelon Building Site

Israel Antiquities Authority and police find impressive sarcophagus, which construction workers tried to conceal.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/3/2015, 4:19 PM

Police at Protest: PLO Flag OK, Israeli Flag 'Provocation'

Ashkelon resident tries to enter local hospital where protests held with Israeli flag on his motorbike - police issue him a warning.Rafael Levi, 8/17/2015, 12:44 PM

Hundreds of Strangers Attend Bat Mitzvah After Post Goes Viral

Photos of empty event hall prompt strangers to flock to Ashkelon to make a 12 year-old's Bat Mitzvah special.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/7/2015, 10:27 AM

Gaza Rocket Lands in Ashkelon Region

After Hof Ashkelon region sirens sound late Tuesday night, IDF identifies rocket struck open ground in area.Ari Yashar, 6/23/2015, 10:24 PM

Gaza Terrorists Fire a Rocket at Ashkelon

IDF says rocket fired from towards Ashkelon likely exploded inside Gaza.Ari Yashar, 6/11/2015, 11:19 PM

Netanyahu Condemns Global Silence Over Rocket Fire

'This hypocrisy which pervades the world will not tie our hands for defending the citizens of Israel,' Prime Minister warns.Hezki Baruch, 6/7/2015, 11:18 AM

Rocket Strikes Ashkelon Area

Rocket fired from Gaza strikes open field; no damage, casualties reported.Tova Dvorin, 6/6/2015, 10:17 PM

Two Gaza Rockets Explode in Southern Israel

Two rockets from Gaza explode in Sdot Negev region in southern Israel. No injuries or damages reported.Elad Benari, 6/3/2015, 11:37 PM

Ashkelon Comes Under Missionary Flier Attack

Postal workers face management, refusing to distribute missionary fliers being mailed - possibly against the law - to make Jews convert.Chaim Lev, Ari Yashar, 5/28/2015, 4:06 PM

Major Underworld Hit Busted in Ashdod, Ashkelon

Three men arrested with pipe bomb, set to be planted in the Ashkelon National Park, in special bust by the Lachish police and IDF.Uzi Baruch and Tova Dvorin, 12/25/2014, 1:27 PM

Ashkelon Teens Threaten Boy With ISIS-Style Beheading

Two Ashkelon teenagers beat and rob another boy, threaten to behead him with a knife just as ISIS does to their victims.Cynthia Blank, 12/8/2014, 6:41 PM

Ashkelon Mayor Backtracks on Arab Worker 'Ban'

Residents support Shimoni citing security for their children; claims he never planned to fire Arabs, just have them work after school hours.Benny Toker, Cynthia Blank, 11/23/2014, 9:27 AM

Jews Take to the Street: 'Don't Hire Arabs'

Demos supporting Ashkelon mayor as debate rages on legality of laying off Arabs for security; Feiglin: 'no Arab workers on IDF bases.'Yoni Kempinski, Ari Yashar, 11/20/2014, 10:58 PM

Ex-MK Calls Knesset's Bluff: You Don't Hire Arabs Either

Bennett's '99.9% Arab loyalty' claim and Netanyahu's indignation face an inconvenient fact Ben-Ari noticed during his years in the Knesset.Ari Yashar, 11/20/2014, 4:12 PM