Morning jogger discovers 900 year-old lampAncient 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.'
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.
Sudanese stabber behind Ashkelon attack diesPolice announce death of Sudanese national who stabbed IDF soldier in Ashkelon; motive for attack unclear.
Ashkelon mayor accused of bribing rape victimTwo women have come forward against Itamar Shimoni, who is charged with money laundering and fraud in a separate case.
Again: Major flooding in AshkelonA month after experiencing severe flooding following heavy rains, Ashkelon once again in the eye of the storm.
Flooding in Ashkelon reaches Barzilai HospitalBen Yehuda street has been closed to traffic after a section of the road collapsed.
Breaking: Rocket Intercepted Near AshkelonAshkelon residents hear explosion, rocket sirens. Reports say one rocket fired, stopped by Iron Dome.
Iron Dome Intercepts Two Rockets Over AshkelonIron Dome shoots down two Gaza rockets that were headed towards Ashkelon, hours after attack on Sderot.
Israeli Man Disappears in Muslim CountryA resident of Ashkelon, who made aliyah 20 years ago, has not been seen since flying to unnamed country to visit his brother in June.
Sarcophagus Discovered at Ashkelon Building SiteIsrael Antiquities Authority and police find impressive sarcophagus, which construction workers tried to conceal.
Police at Protest: PLO Flag OK, Israeli Flag NoAshkelon resident tries to enter local hospital where protests held with Israeli flag on his motorbike - police issue him a warning.
Hundreds Attend Bat Mitzvah After Post Goes ViralPhotos of empty event hall prompt strangers to flock to Ashkelon to make a 12 year-old's Bat Mitzvah special.
Gaza Rocket Lands in Ashkelon RegionAfter Hof Ashkelon region sirens sound late Tuesday night, IDF identifies rocket struck open ground in area.
Gaza Terrorists Fire a Rocket at AshkelonIDF says rocket fired from towards Ashkelon likely exploded inside Gaza.
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.
Rocket Strikes Ashkelon AreaRocket fired from Gaza strikes open field; no damage, casualties reported.
Two Gaza Rockets Explode in Southern IsraelTwo rockets from Gaza explode in Sdot Negev region in southern Israel. No injuries or damages reported.
Ashkelon Comes Under Missionary Flier AttackPostal workers face management, refusing to distribute missionary fliers being mailed - possibly against the law - to make Jews convert.
Major Mob Hit Busted in Ashdod, AshkelonThree men arrested with pipe bomb, set to be planted in the Ashkelon National Park, in special bust by the Lachish police and IDF.
Teens Threaten Boy With ISIS-Style BeheadingTwo Ashkelon teenagers beat and rob another boy, threaten to behead him with a knife just as ISIS does to their victims.
Ashkelon Mayor Backtracks on Arab Worker BanResidents support Shimoni citing security for their children; claims he never planned to fire Arabs, just have them work after school hours.
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.'
Ex-MK Calls Bluff: No Arab Knesset Workers EitherBennett's '99.9% Arab loyalty' claim and Netanyahu's indignation face an inconvenient fact Ben-Ari noticed during his years in the Knesset.
Netanyahu: No Place For DiscriminationNetanyahu responds to Ashkelon mayor's decision to bar Arab workers. Notes 'Jewish State Law' equates democracy, Israel's Jewish character.
Ashkelon Mayor Nixes Arab EmployeesAmid security concerns, Askelon mayor Itamar Shimoni asks that Arab employees temporarily stop working in schools. Leftists angry.
Ministers to Approve Mass Cuts to Fund Operation1.9 billion shekel cut will hit education hardest; Ashkelon mayor incensed over 'disgrace' as his city not among initial aid recipients.
Gaza Belt Mayors Tell Residents Not to Return'Maybe in Jerusalem there's a ceasefire, not here,' says head of Eshkol council; Ashkelon mayor calls ceasefire 'submission to terror.'
Ashkelon Man's 'Miraculous Escape' from RocketsHomeowner Yuval Cohen survived rocket attack by the skin of his teeth; Hamas said to be desperate for truce amid growing casualties.
Liberman Repeats Calls for Gaza Ground OffensiveDuring visit to Ashkelon with his Norwegian counterpart, Israeli foreign minister keeps up criticism of gov't response to rocket fire.
Ashkelon Residents Dedicate New Torah Under FireResidents show remarkable resilience as rocket fire fails to dampen celebration.
Iron Dome Intercepts 7 Rockets Over AshkelonGaza terrorists continue to fire rockets as Israel's counterterrorism operation moves along.
Hospital Staff Fights – and Prays – to Save TeenBarzilai Hospital cares for 16-year-old seriously hurt by Hamas missile in Ashkelon Sunday.
Gaza Rocket Ignites Fire in AshkelonTerrorist rocket count reaches 170 on Tuesday as IDF deploys to defend Israel's coast.
Terrorist Rocket Lands Inside GazaHours after Iron Dome shoots down rocket aimed at Ashkelon, 'Color Red' sirens sounded in region; attempt falls short.
Iron Dome Shoots Down Gaza RocketRocket neutralized on its way to the coastal city of Ashkelon, just after Hamas threatens 'fires of hell.'
Iron Dome Intercepts Rockets Over AshkelonIron Dome anti-missile system intercepts two rockets fired by Gaza terrorists before they hit a populated area of Ashkelon.
Rocket Hits Near Ashkelon, None HurtSirens sound on Ashkelon coast, less than 24 hours after multiple rockets fired into Israel.
AIPAC Leaders Tour Barzilai Medical CenterInfluential organization's leaders tour Ashkelon hospital asking: what is life like under the threat of missile fire?
Rocket Strikes Near AshkelonRockets barrage from Gaza continues Monday, as Qassam missile falls near Ashkelon.
Navy Ship Capsizes Near Ashkelon'Wasp' model ship, one of the navy's fastest and set piece in security patrols, overturns 1.5 km off Ashkelon coast.
Anger in Ashdod: Where's Iron Dome?Residents of the southern city demand that the anti-missile battery be stationed nearby.
IAF Strikes in Gaza After Rocket AttackIAF aircraft hit terror-related sites in Gaza, several hours after a rocket barrage targeted the city of Ashkelon.
Ashkelon: Schools Evacuated Due to High RadiationAshkelon mayor evacuates certain classrooms exposed to high radiation, citing student health; students relocated to community center.
Terrorists Fire 3 Rockets at AshkelonTerrorists from Hamas-controlled Gaza fire three rockets at southern Israel. No injuries or damages reported.
Well-Preserved Wine-Making Facility Found in SouthAntiquities Authority workers have discovered a well-preserved Byzantine era wine-making facility in southern Israel
UN Ambassador: Condemn the Rocket FireIsrael's ambassador to the UN sends urgent letter to the Security Council following a rocket attack on Ashkelon.
Ashkelon Back to Routine After AttackLife continues as normal in Ashkelon despite morning rocket attack. Mayor combines hope for calm with defense preparations.
Kassam Rocket Hits AshkelonFor the first time since Pillar of Defense, Gaza terrorists fired on southern Israel. One rocket hit the city of Ashkelon.
Home Front Command Drills for Southern IsraelIt’s that time of year again, when Home Front Command begins drilling Israelis on what to do in case of a sudden military attack.
New Hotel for Seaside City of AshkelonThe Tourism Ministry has just approved construction of a new hotel for the coastal city of Ashkelon.
Rocket Hits Residential Building near Tel AvivA rocket hit a building in the central Israel city of Rishon Letzion. Two rockets hit the city of Ashkelon, wounding three people.
Podcast: Ashkelon Rocket Attack Victims Speak Out"Enough is enough. We don't want to see any bloodshed, but we have to do what is necessary," sadi one Ashkelon resident.
Man Lightly Hurt by Iron Dome FalloutA man was lightly hurt Monday evening when fallout from an Iron Dome interception smashed into the windshield of his car.
2 Missiles Strike Ashdod, No InjuriesTwo long-range missiles fired by Gaza terrorists struck the port city of Ashdod on Sunday afternoon. No physical injuries were reported.
Iron Dome Stops 2 Missiles Over AshkelonResidents in Ashkelon suffered no injuries after the Iron Dome anti-missile defense system intercepted two rockets early Sunday afternoon.
Israel Fights Hamas Propaganda, Hits TV AntennaThe Air Force has bombed a Hamas communication antenna without striking the building, contrary to media reports.